Travel Blogs from Arlington, United States

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Transitions, Arlington, United States travel blog

Transitions

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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I write now after a long hiatus, not because there was nothing to write, but because sometimes just living is a big job in itself. The last months in Costa Rica were a whirlwind of school projects, class trips, preformances, reunions, final exams, new ...

An epilogue of sorts, Arlington, United States travel blog

An epilogue of sorts

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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So here I am. Back in Arlington for two weeks now. My pack still isn't unpacked and I'm just now beginning to let everyone know that I'm back. I admit, I've been somewhat of a hermit these last couple of weeks. But it's not because I don't want to see ...

Rangers Ball Game, Arlington, United States travel blog

Rangers Ball Game

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Our second stop in Texas was in Arlington.  This was a quick stop -- we arrived in the afternoon, and left first thing the next morning.  Just stopped by to see the Texas Rangers play against Seattle.  It was a nice enough park, and a ...

T-18 days!, Arlington, United States travel blog

T-18 days!

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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Shortly after I turned 21, I made a list of "30 Things to Do Before I Turn 30." I can't remember where or how I got the idea to do this, but I distinctly remember writing it out on a scrap sheet of paper while on a flight home from a vacation in New ...

An Entry For The Family, Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

An Entry For The Family

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

Disclaimer; Though I can't quite claim the 'any resemblance to real persons is purely coincidental' bit, as that goes against the purpose of this entry entirely, I do feel the need to communicate the reminder that I love all my family dearly. However, my ...

Starved Rock State Park..., Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

Starved Rock State Park...

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

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... , the whole bike riding thing paired with this wonderful weather that's showed up out of nowhere led to multiple trips to Lake Arlington (which is my new found summer love) both by bike and foot. I also bought $4 rollerblades from Goodwill and though I'm ...

Mount Vernon and Georgetown Adventure, Arlington, United States travel blog

Mount Vernon and Georgetown Adventure

A travel blog entry by joallyblue

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... though, they had gone over 1000 miles, 24 hours on the road, in just 6 days.   After a rest in our new Arlington hotel, we decided to go exploring.  Intending to visit just the rooftop restaurant and indoor pool, I did not bother bringing my ...

Notes on the Photographs, Arlington, United States travel blog

Notes on the Photographs

A travel blog entry by linda_allen

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I have finally loaded pictures for each entry!  I was fortunate to be in the company of some exceptionally talented photographers within our Fulbright group of teachers, and from them I learned more than I can say. I don't think that my ...

Dinner, Arlington, United States travel blog

Dinner

A travel blog entry by leeroy_jenkins

Again this area is practically a part of Washington DC but vastly different from down town, my mind kept thinking of the film Arlington Road starring Tim ...

Day 4 - Part 2, Arlington, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Part 2

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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Day 4 Continued We took a 3 hour bus ride to Arlington National Cemetery. The John F. Kennedy grave site was very interesting. Also there was a grave stone that was a replica of the Capitol Building. We had dinner at the Silver Diner. We were ...

The last American meal, Arlington, United States travel blog

The last American meal

A travel blog entry by bahnmi_and_we

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I don't think we will be eating this in ...

12 Hours 'til Departure!, Arlington, United States travel blog

12 Hours 'til Departure!

A travel blog entry by bahnmi_and_we

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The bags are (almost) packed, the cat is (not yet) dropped off with Sasha, and our plane takes off for our honeymoon in 12 hours!! After a year and a half of marriage, we are finally going on a much deserved, long awaited, and incredible honeymoon. A lot ...

Old Military Buddy, Arlington, United States travel blog

Old Military Buddy

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

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I rode up to Arlington to see an old friend and hung out a couple days. He's doing pretty well and he's almost finished with his Electrical Engineer Degree. I got a tune up on mike bike which was badly needed and took a walk around Dallas while Del had a ...

Day 12, Arlington, United States travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by hms_travel

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... ), biscuits and corn bread, black-eyed peas, peach cobbler, and cider.      The bus then took us to the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Washington gave us the tour. Were every you looked the tombstones always ...

This is only about the 9th time I've said this.., Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

This is only about the 9th time I've said this..

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

'I'm sorry if I haven't written in a while. It's just that life gets in the way of living. It's just that all the paper in the world caught fire.  It's just that all the ink ran clear. My apologies if I haven't written in a while. It's just ...

If I last through the winter.., Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

If I last through the winter..

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

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The snow doesn't give a soft white damn whom it touches. It began snowing yesterday at 9am. It didn't stop til well past 8pm. The snow isn't just falling, it's flying, twirling, shooting in every direction. We're living in an infinite snow globe. ...

Kenny Chesney Concert Extravaganza!!, Arlington, United States travel blog

Kenny Chesney Concert Extravaganza!!

A travel blog entry by dellek

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Derek and I are pulling in for a little tailgating and then some Texas concert awesomeness!! You can check out where we are in our day from the info below (remember the two hour time difference). I've never gotten an event timeline sent to me the day ...

Counting down the days until takeoff..., Arlington, United States travel blog

Counting down the days until takeoff...

A travel blog entry by robynkelley

Hello friends and family! I hope you enjoy following along on the work I am setting out to do. With five days until we leave, I am packing and finishing up some last minute errands. I want to thank everyone for their support and generosity. With your ...

Goodbye Dinner, Arlington, United States travel blog

Goodbye Dinner

A travel blog entry by hadsrobinson

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My mom prepared a delicious meal of Tortilla Soup last night to send me off. I had all my close friends around me. It was a great night and I was so glad I got to have this last night with all these people. I've been living at home for the last two ...

Living on The Low Side of Town, Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

Living on The Low Side of Town

A travel blog entry by kgkacin

Upon leaving the show I sought shelter.  My strategy is to say just outside the "City" whatever that may be.  Usually, this gets you a lower hotel rate of which I am a huge fan.  I've stayed in Loews, Four Seasons, Ritz-Carleton's and The ...

Our Vacation in Rajastan, Arlington, United States travel blog

Our Vacation in Rajastan

A travel blog entry by linda_allen

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... into Chicago at sunrise and seeing a gridded, orderly American city from the air was a wonderous marvel.  Arlington/Washington is pretty great, too! 13.  Plastic bottles will now be a rarity in our household (after ...

Pentagon Memorial for Sept. 11th 2001, Arlington, United States travel blog

Pentagon Memorial for Sept. 11th 2001

A travel blog entry by washdcmike

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Lived very close to the Pentagon and was at home the morning of Sept. 11th 2001.  I could feel the blast.  The new memorial means a lot to ...

Thank God For Google, Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

Thank God For Google

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

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Streaming Triple J's Breakfast with Tom & Alex as we speak. There is honestly no greater happiness than that (: Before I left, my Pop told me 'I'll always be thinking of you over there, so you need not ever feel lonely.' & I love that. I ...

Because chocolate eggs are far too mainstream., Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

Because chocolate eggs are far too mainstream.

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

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Life lately has been nothing but an endless array of Easter eggs, goodbyes, family events and cake. So damn much cake. This month we've had to say goodbye to 4 of the girls in our group, so naturally we had to throw them a big going away bash! The ...

Walnut Avenue & The Perez Family!, Arlington Heights, United States travel blog

Walnut Avenue & The Perez Family!

A travel blog entry by roxyhart

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... food awaiting us LOL). On top of that, we went & saw the gorgeous christmas lights at the park in downtown Arlington Heights again. Aaaaaaaand got invited over for the family tradition of watching the Bears game (even found a Bears jumper to wear ...

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, United States travel blog

Arlington National Cemetery

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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The Site Devoted To America's Most Hallowed Ground And To The Heroes And The Pathfinders Who Rest At Peace There - Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, USA ...

Preparations, Arlington, United States travel blog

Preparations

A travel blog entry by linda_allen

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... and our fear of Indian toilets. I started my shots - not bad. I got gifts for my Indian counterparts from the Arlington County Store, even though the Tourist Info ladies suggested Pentagon refrigerator magnets (augh!! not to take overseas as a goodwill ...

No Es La Misma Hadley, Arlington, United States travel blog

No Es La Misma Hadley

A travel blog entry by hadsrobinson

Well, I have been home a full three days so its about time to put up some closing words here. As sad as it is for me, the trip has ended. In short, I can easily say it is the best thing I've ever done for myself. In my last days as I neared home, I ...

The Old Folk Go To Washington Day One, Arlington, United States travel blog

The Old Folk Go To Washington Day One

A travel blog entry by theoldfolk

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... ID & going through a security check. It was very overcast, so not very good for photos. After lunch we went to the Arlington National Cemetery. You can't really say going to a cemetery is enjoyable but it was worth seeing. It was all the more poignant as ...

Day 10: Arlington, VA, Arlington, United States travel blog

Day 10: Arlington, VA

A travel blog entry by zyd85

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... tired so we called ahead our dinner order to The Cheesecake Factory and swung by to pick it up before arriving at my apartment in Arlington.  It was good to be home, if not for long.  Tomorrow Mom is sticking around to help my roommate and me ...

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