Washington DC

The one-day pass: Life made easy for Metro riders

Springtime is “one-day pass time” in Washington, DC. The cherry blossoms are out in full bloom. The seasonal tours have officially begun. The Spring and Summer months can’t be a better time to visit the nation’s capital. Yes, it’s a great time to visit. Yes, it’s a great opportunity to go museum hopping around the …

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Amtrak Fall destinations: Something to be-leaf in

Wow, what a summer! Understatement, right? The temporary cancellations didn’t cause that much of a disruption. According to most riders, the summer went rather smoothly. With the summer repairs at New York Penn ¬†Station over, it’s time to focus on the good times that lay ahead. With shiny new rails in place, Amtrak’s trains will …

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Hotel reservations: Avoiding the inconvenience of 21st century communication

April 2011, I was attending an alumni event in Washington DC for my college Alma Mater.¬† I made my reservation at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. The Crystal Gateway is located just minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport. Regardless of occasion, Washington DC is my favorite city to visit. The alumni event was …

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