Aly & Doug

A blog about stuff we do.

Category: Travel

Flip Flip Flipadelphia

A few months back I was having a conversation with a businessman from NYC.He lives half the time in NYC and half the time in AZ. He asked me if I’d been to NYC before and I said yes. He asked if I liked it and I said oh yes. Then, get this, he offered […]


When we learned back in December that Wicked was coming to Salt Lake City we immediately bought our tickets and have been talking about it ever since. We planned it for our anniversary. I couldn’t believe the date finally arrived. We are big Wicked fans in this family. Doug’s been blasting the soundtrack nonstop. It […]

Go Team

Who says Mondays are the worst? We actually got a nice surprise at work on Monday. Our boss asked us around noon if we wanted to go to a Utah Jazz playoff game that night at 6:00. What kind of question is that? Absolutely we want to go to a Jazz game. Then I saw […]

Part II: I <3 NYC

Our Amtrak train ride from DC to NYC was so comfortable and quite pleasant. I’ve always wondered why we don’t have trains out here?  Seems so practical. We booked a hotel close to the station we were arriving at so we could quickly drop off our stuff and then race off to make our Broadway […]

Part I: DC

I was reading a Dan Brown book some months back and came across something that struck me. At one part the main character, Professor Langdon, is lecturing his class and asks them who had visited Europe. A substantial number of students raised their hands. Then he asked how many had visited our nation’s capital, Washington […]