Budget Travel Like a Local Through DC!

People often complain that a visit to Washington, DC involves a lot of walking, subway, car, or taxi use. In this blog, you will learn you don't have to do much of any of the things mentioned above! Granted, considerable walking maybe within each DC museum; however, you need not walk a lot between each … Continue reading Budget Travel Like a Local Through DC!

In Honolulu: Free Resources for the Squatter, Gardener, and Pedestrian

First Published August 16, 2015Updated May 18, 2020 Here are some examples in Honolulu of recent years where squatter, gardener, and pedestrian, make ­­use of resources, but they do not want you to know about it. They want to keep it that way, mainly because the rest of us are not indeed nor vaguely interested, … Continue reading In Honolulu: Free Resources for the Squatter, Gardener, and Pedestrian

Etiquette: The Nuances of When to Leave Someone Alone

Updated April 10, 2020 With Strangers Those, such as Southerners in the United States, are raised to be polite and to greet people. However, there are subtle nuances to greeting people, strangers as well as familiar people. For example, consider the following scenarios: It's getting dark faster than you thought and you are trying get … Continue reading Etiquette: The Nuances of When to Leave Someone Alone

Getting the Most Out of Apartment Living: It’s Not Just About the Apartment

Updated April 9, 2020 and August 20, 2020 It was apartment two-o-two. The other time it was apartment fifteen-o-four.  The first one had a great view of a famed mountain range and was on the second floor of an apartment complex. The second apartment was in a high rise with four elevators. After one leaves … Continue reading Getting the Most Out of Apartment Living: It’s Not Just About the Apartment