Category: Explore Cities

A Day Trip to Harpers Ferry

Living so close to Harper’s Ferry, this visit has been on my list for years. It is about an hour away from Washington, DC and makes for the perfect day trip. This year, on Memorial Day, we finally drove over to the historic town. It was also my […]

Three Days in Copenhagen, Denmark

While I was living in France last year, one of my friends came to visit me in Europe and we met up in Copenhagen June 23-26. Copenhagen is the English version of København which comes from “merchant’s harbor.”   Some notes on culture in Copenhagen Studenterkørsel To start, this […]

Christmas in London

I visited London with my husband for 4 days during Christmas weekend – December 22 to 26, 2017. London is one of the friendliest cities we visited – perchance because it was Christmas. Walking around London felt like walking around a cliche childhood neighborhood. I felt welcomed in […]

City Life – Dockless Bikeshare

Bikes… without docks? Though bikes are not what I associate with docks in the first place, I find dockless bikeshare to be exceptionally innovative. Dockless bikeshare is exactly what it sounds like – a bikeshare program where the bikes are not tethered to stationary docks. Instead, they can […]