• bermuda,  eat and drink,  explore,  international travel,  restaurant reviews

    24 Hours in Bermuda

    Upon exiting the airport, we learned our first lesson in Bermuda. Don’t book a scooter online without confirming. Instead of immediately jumping on our bike and heading to St George, we instead needed to find a way to get to our hotel and drop off our luggage.  We found a transfer company that offered to take us to our hotel in Pembroke Parish for $20 and then took the 20 minute drive from the airport to the Royal Palms Hotel. By the time we arrived at our hotel, we came up with a new game plan for our day. We wanted to drop off our luggage and then go to…

  • art,  dc metro,  eat and drink,  explore,  restaurant reviews

    Birthday Weekend Round-Up

    As I was walking to the Metro on my way to work on Friday, I thought to myself, “working on my birthday sucks.” Then I remembered that growing up I had 18 years of not doing any work on my birthday and then I didn’t feel so bad. I also didn’t feel so bad because Raisin Bread planned a lovely after work surprise! We had dinner at Ristorante Piccolo in Georgetown. In my book, this is a pretty solid Italian joint. I ordered the veal piccata. Three thin portions of veal and a helping of vegetables. My only complaint was that the sauce was a tad on the garlicy side.…