Procrastination Chronicles: Passport Renewal

Procrastination Chronicles: Passport Renewal
In my line of work, there are times where I tend to get so caught up handling business on behalf of others that my personal stuff gets put off until the last possible minute. Which is not a good thing, I know. Hence the passport renewal story I'm sharing today. My passport actually expired a year ago but I didn't have any travel plans that required its use so it really wasn't at the top of my checklist. Fast forward to the beginning of October when ...

My First Airbnb Experience, Basement Style

My First Airbnb Experience, Basement Style
After years of sitting on the sidelines and hearing mixed reviews, I finally decided to give Airbnb a try for myself. Admittedly, I've had an Airbnb account for quite some time but always chicken out and opt for the familiarity of hotel booking instead. But the hotel prices for my last trip to D.C. were outlandish and although I'm always down to travel, I believe in doing so on budget. So, I reset my password and logged onto the wonderful yet frighteni...