A miserably rainy week in San Francisco, which had been enjoying an unusually dry winter, has sparked daydreams of tropical vacations in warm, sunny locations (of the digitally toxic variety, I must admit).
Alas, I’m too busy working my magic in the WaPo Labs office to plan a big trip. But I can still indulge my wanderlust. These days, with iPads, slideshows, podcasts, and more, it’s easier than ever to engage in a little armchair travel. A few features that caught my attention while holed up indoors last week include Condé Nast Traveler‘s look at unique island escapes, a photo gallery of stunning underwater life by readers of Budget Travel, and an audio tour of the Mediterranean’s largest island, Sicily, courtesy of Rick Steves’ radio show.
A ton of eye and ear candy — without suffering through airport pat downs or the embarrassing theatrics of the Spring Break crowd.