Sometimes, you just need an app to get through life. I rely heavily on my weather app, when I'm at home and when I travel, but one of my other favorites is Voxer. It's a messaging app that doesn't use up data like your texts do, plus it's free, so you don't have to pay for international texts when you go out of the country. It works with WiFi and it enabled me to send text of any length, pictures and even voice messages to anyone with the app. If you don't have a WiFi connection, you can still "send" them and they will push through when you do. I love this list of apps, especially TripIt, which I find invaluable every time I travel. The only app I'd replace is Yelp. I'd use TripAdvisor instead, as it is less biased and a lot better for restaurants and other activities, since it encompasses pretty much anything you'd do on a trip.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Last month I was on the east coast and we spent three days in Washington, DC. You may have read my last post on how I stayed in an Airstream trailer through Airbnb in Arlington. We did quite a bit on our short trip to our nation's capitol, but three days was simply not enough to do everything we hoped to do. In fact, I have a feeling we may not have gotten to everything we wanted on a two week vacation. I'll go more in depth about this trip over the coming weeks, but for now, I though it would be fun to share some of the many photos I took.
|a flower in the children's garden of the U.S. Botanic Garden & Conservatory|
|planes used to be so much smaller|
|...and, ironically, much more comfortable.|
|I love how funky the Madame Tussaud's building is compared to the rest of the block|
|a heroic government pigeon spy|
|The opening of the 50 Years of Bond Villains exhibit at the Spy Museum|
|Large portions of the actual Berlin Wall|
You know I never go anywhere without trying some delicious foods.
|Yorkshire pudding and chicken curry poutine from Elephant & Castle|
|Lamb and other kinds of handmade sausages at the farmers' market|
|Visitors waiting to get into the White House|
|Unbelievable picture from the top of the Washington Monument|
|Washington Monument as seen from the Lincoln Memorial|
|Good ol' Honest Abe|
|Time to fly. A lovely picture of the city and the Potomac from the airplane window|