New Haven Weekend Trip: Wedding Guest Guide

January 7, 2018Blog, USA

I went to a wedding in New Haven, Connecticut over New Years this year. FRIGID temps and a blanket of snow made it hard to tour Yale’s campus and other New Haven top sights, but we were able to eat and drink our way around the town for a few chilly days. How to Get … Read More

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How to Spend 4 Days on Kauai

July 7, 2017Blog, Hawaii

From: Jess Moss To: Friend asking what to do with four days on Kauai. (She’s staying at the Marriott in Lihue.) Date: July 3, 2017 Subject: Hawaiiiiiiiiiii 🐳🌺🌈🌴🏄 So jealous!!! And I can’t wait to hear all about it! Here are some of my fave things: Kauai: (You’re renting a car, right? You need one) -North … Read More

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Hawaii Honeymoon Calendar

June 20, 2017Big Island, Blog, Hawaii, Maui

From: Jess Moss To: Friend asking what to do on his honeymoon on Maui & the Big Island Date: June 20, 2017 Subject: Potential Honeymoon Calendar Cool, so here’s roughly what you could do: 12/27: Land, dinner, crash   12/28: Consider doing Haleakala sunrise (you’re going to be waking up super early cuz of the time difference, … Read More

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Where to Stay on Maui

June 20, 2017Blog, Hawaii

From: Jess Moss To: Friend asking which hotel to stay at on his honeymoon on Maui & the Big Island Date: June 19, 2017 Subject: Re: Places to Stay on Maui Asking about these hotels: Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club – Molokai, Maui & Lanai Towers The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and … Read More

How to Visit Washington D.C. for Inauguration Weekend

January 5, 2017Articles, Fodor's, Washington DC

January 5, 2017 on Fodors.com || All eyes will be on Washington D.C. this January for Inauguration Weekend. The city’s preparing for over 1 million visitors, coming in for everything from celebrations to protests to getting a glimpse of history. Here’s a quick guide to visiting Washington for the Inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington, or … Read More

Best Restaurants in D.C. (According to Me)

December 27, 2016Blog, Travel Guides, Washington DC

My ongoing effort to casually document the good (and not so good) restaurants I’ve tried around the District. Adams Morgan Tail Up Goat: small plates and yummy craft cocktails Dupont Circle   14th Street/U Street Compass Rose: awesome menu of street food small plates from around the world Le Diplomate: French bistro that’s a standby … Read More

What to Do When You Visit D.C. in Winter

December 27, 2016Blog, Travel Guides, Washington DC

A friend wrote me in late December asking for some tips for some friends visiting D.C. Since a lot of my favorite spots are better in summer, here’s a list of some winter recommendations I sent over. Overall for food/drinks I’d recommend going to these neighborhoods: 14th St./Logan Circle, U Street and Shaw. 14th/U is … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to the National Mall

December 15, 2016Articles, U.S. News, Washington DC

December 15, 2016 on U.S. News Travel || No trip to the District of Columbia is complete without a visit to the National Mall. The site of presidential inaugurations, historic protest marches and a brand-new Smithsonian museum, this 2-mile-long grassy lawn that runs through the heart of the nation’s capital sees over 25 million visitors … Read More