What to Do with 5 Days in Dubrovnik

September 4, 2017Blog, Croatia, My Trips, Travel Guides

I traveled to Dubrovnik for 5 days in July 2017. We used it as a base to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site walled city, track down Game of Thrones filming locations (it’s Kings Landing!), and take a handful of day trips, including to Montenegro and the island of Mljet. How to Get to Dubrovnik … Read More

What to Do with 2 Days in Chicago

August 26, 2015Blog, Chicago, Itineraries, My Trips

In August I traveled to Chicago for 2 days. While much of it was spent in meetings, I was able to eat, drink, and see some of Chicago’s finest. Here’s what I did: How I Got There I snagged a great Wanna Get Away fare on Southwest Airlines. Flew DCA to Midway for $98 round-trip … Read More

8 Days in Portugal

August 7, 2014Blog, My Trips, Portugal, Travel Guides

  In late April/early May I took a family vacation to Portugal—a multigenerational trip for my grandma’s 80th birthday. Here are my (rough, unedited) notes on what I did: How I Got There United flight from Newark: it was a small plane for an overseas flight; just 3 and 3 seats. Where I Stayed Lisbon Portuguese … Read More