N. Coast of Dominican Republic (3 days)

After spending a couple of days in Santo Domingo, we spent the rest of our Dominican vacation driving along the North Coast.  While I am sorry I didn’t get to the East or South (yet), I wouldn’t have traded the time in the North for anything. We started in the North West (70 miles North…

Where to Eat in Georgetown, DC

In several of my DC blogs, I recommend grabbing a bite to eat in a DC neighborhood…  Here are a few of my favorites in Georgetown. Lady Camellia Tea – I am a tea snob and this is one of the best spots I’ve found in the US since leaving England more than a decade ago.…

Newseum

I have been to the Newseum a few times over the last two decades and to be honest it was never my favorite. But I recently gave it another try.  I was nostalgic to be leaving DC, trying to see and do as much as possible, and a friend gave me a free ticket. I…

Opportunities and Regrets (part II)

I lived in DC for 3 ½ years but still didn’t get to everything on my list.  Here is what I regret not getting to see during this time:  -Northeast United States:  Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and Connecticut -Cape Cod & Plymouth Rock -Washington’s Distillery (less than 10 miles from my house) -A weekend in…

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

If you are like my husband and someone who loves seeing “est” then the Dominican Republic and Santo Domingo are the place for you.  In addition to being the oldest city in the “new world”, Santo Domingo also has the first church, hospital, fort and paved street in the Western Hemisphere. The island of Hispaniola,…