Day 11: ObamaNation May 10th 2010 May 10.
Curiously for the capital of the world's superpower, Washington, DC feels neighborly. Sure, there's the White House, the Capitol Building, and a plethora of federal buildings. But get past the Mall and you'll find cozy neighborhoods that defy the pomp and prestige everyone has come to associate of the district (at least everyone outside the US).
We got here after a six-hour drive fro ... read more
Although he lived much of his toddler years abroad in the US and spent his early childhood roaming around the Philippines with his parents, Jay didn't really catch the travel bug until much later in 2006, when he was dragged to a microfinance conference in Thailand. He considers it his first true taste of travel, with his childhood already but a vague, distant memory. Something about being in a foreign place stirred his wanderlust, and his feet have constantly itched since. After graduating with a degree in Multimedia Arts, Jay worked as a news writer, then as a high school teacher. Presently,... full info