Washington D.C.- The American History Museum

Posted on Mon 20 May 2019 in Trip to D.C. and Transatlantic Cruise • Tagged with Travel, Washington D.C., American History Museum • 3 min read

Today we went to the American History Museum. I’m not going to really discuss the individual exhibits, rather I am going to describe my general thoughts on the overall theme of the museum.

The general theme of the museum was that America was founded on certain principles and ideals …


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Washington D.C.- The Holocaust Museum

Posted on Sun 19 May 2019 in Trip to D.C. and Transatlantic Cruise • Tagged with Travel, Washington D.C., Holocaust Museum, Washington Monument, Lincoln Monument, Vietnam War Memorial • 4 min read

We woke up fairly late today because we were quite tired after our long travel day yesterday. Our apartment is very close to a subway station which is a few stops from the National Mall, the big grassy area in front of the Capitol. Our destination for the day was …


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Denver to Washington D.C.

Posted on Sat 18 May 2019 in Trip to D.C. and Transatlantic Cruise • Tagged with Travel, Washington D.C., Denver • 1 min read

Today we left for Washington D.C. I drove mom and dad headed to the airport early this morning (like 04:00). Hannah and I stayed in Denver for the morning so that we could attend a friend’s graduation brunch.

Hannah and I ended up leaving for the airport …


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Facebook Global Hackathon Finals - Day 1

Posted on Wed 14 November 2018 in Hackathon • Tagged with Facebook, Travel, Denver, San Francisco • 2 min read

This morning I left for a hackathon at Facebook Headquarters. I had to wake up at 3:30 since the flight was at 7:50 and I had to pick up Sam and Jack on my way.

We qualified for the Facebook hackathon at MHacks with our Datanium project. Unfortunately …


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Costa Maya, Mexico

Posted on Sun 01 January 2017 in Caribbean Cruise 2016-17 • Tagged with Cruise, Mayan Ruins, Travel • 7 min read

Today we were in Costa Maya, Mexico. (Yay! Another country on my list of “been there’s”.) Costa Maya itself is not a very big town and the only industry is tourism. It consists of a cruise pier, a multitude of shops where locals set up to sell to the …


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At Sea

Posted on Sat 31 December 2016 in Caribbean Cruise 2016-17 • Tagged with At Sea, Cruise, Travel • 1 min read

Happy New Years’ Eve! Today was a day at sea. I did a bunch of things today including: playing chess, playing soccer, eating, reading The Art of Computer Programming, Vol. 1, Fundamental Algorithms, Third Edition by Donald E. Knuth, eating, watching the Chelsea-Swansea City game, and watching karaoke.

I could …


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6-5-2016: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Posted on Sun 12 June 2016 in New England Trip • Tagged with Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Travel, Underground City • 4 min read

Today we rode the entire hop on hop off circuit and walked around the Montreal underground city.

Tim Hortons

For breakfast we decided to go to Tim Hortons. It’s the thing to do in Canada. I got a coffee. Because that’s what you do at Tim’s.

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6-3-2016: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Posted on Fri 03 June 2016 in New England Trip • Tagged with Canada, Chateau de Frontenac, Citadelle, Cruise, Quebec, Quebec City, Travel • 6 min read

Today we went on a walking tour of Quebec City.

Lower Town

Quebec City is divided into two parts, the upper town and the lower town. The dividing line is a tall cliff, so the upper town is literally above the lower town. The lower town is the part of …


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At Sea (Sailing the St. Lawrence River)

Posted on Thu 02 June 2016 in New England Trip • Tagged with At Sea, Canada, St. Lawrence River, Travel • 1 min read

Today we were at sea. I managed to stay fairly busy but it wasn’t a very exciting day. I played some chess and ping pong and went to the show, but other than that it wasn’t an interesting day. Tomorrow we are in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada so …


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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Posted on Wed 01 June 2016 in New England Trip • Tagged with Anne of Green Gables, Canada, Captain, Charlottetown, Confederation Bridge, Confederation Hall, Cow's, Fishing Village, North Shore PEI, PEI, Prince Edward Island, Travel, Victoria Row • 4 min read

Today we went on a car tour through Prince Edward Island and then we walked around a bit in downtown Charlottetown.

Car Tour

Our guide took us on a large loop around the center of Price Edward Island (PEI). If you think of the island as a U with the …


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