Tag Archives: Travel Thoughts and Insights

Lonely Planet Ultimate Travel List

Washington Monument, Washington DC

If you’re a new reader of our blog (or a follower), you would know that I love lists — and I try to scratch off as many to-dos as I can. So, while I was browsing around the library looking for the next thing to read, I stumbled upon Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List. Its […]

Here’s what we did with 25 vacation days (in 2016)

Despite the implications of the title, “What We Did With Our 25 Vacation Days”, this is not a bragging post. We know that we’re lucky to work for a company which grants that many days off, especially in America. Rather, we just want to show how far you can stretch your days off and visit […]

A Journey to Graceland: Memphis, TN

Elvis Presley was born in 1935 and died in 1977 at the age of 42.  In between, he became the biggest selling artist of all-time with the biggest television broadcast in history (1.5 billion people; yes, billion), and basically the biggest pop culture icon there ever was. After his death, his private mansion in Memphis, […]

Spirit Airlines Review from a First-Timer

Spirit Airlines

Have you ever wondered what it will be like to go to a random destination and not look back?   One day as we were looking at Google Flights, Peter alerted me that a flight from Orlando (MCO) to Dallas via Spirit Airlines is around $80 round-trip.  With my philosophy, I asked: “Why not?” and […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Travel

I began my first full-time job out of college in Jacksonville, FL, in April of 2010. In the time period between April 2010 and October 2013 (about 3.5 years), I’d traveled to the following places: Los Angeles, and Spain (Barcelona and Madrid). Those were fun trips, but that was basically it. My weekends consisted of watching […]