Having not eaten anything since waking up that morning in New York, we were fairly hungry. So, despite having just 9 hours in DC, our first order of business was to find some breakfast. I hadn't looked into it much, but I found a place with decent ratings and OpenTable reservations and went with it. So our first stop in DC ended up being for breakfast at The Riggsby in the … [Read more...] about Review: Breakfast at The Riggsby, Washington DC
With just six nights in The City, our trip was not quite as long as I would have liked. There's so much to do and see in New York, but things take time, especially during the holiday season. But Mrs. Islandmiler has never been to DC, I wanted take her to some of the Smithsonian Museums, and we have friends in the DC area, so we decided to take a day trip. And our mode of … [Read more...] about Review: Amtrak Northeast Regional NYC-DC
In July of 2010 we watched the fireworks from a rooftop of an office building in Washington, DC. The surreal experience was perfect for experimenting with Fireworks photos as the colors decorated the national mall and lit up the monuments. Maybe 1 in every 10 photos turned out, but the ones that worked were pretty amazing. While I'm not sure when I'll be in our nations … [Read more...] about Happy Fourth of July!