Trip Hacks DC
All Aboard the DC Metro

All Aboard the DC Metro

January 1, 2019

Visitors love riding DC Metro, but those who don't have a lot of experience with public transit have a lot of questions about how it works. In this episode of the Trip Hacks DC Podcast, Rob is joined by Matt Johnson, a transportation professional and DC Metro expert. Matt tweets from @tracktwentynine and posts the popular "whichWMATA" Metro photo contest on Greater Greater Washington. Rob and Matt tackle some of the most frequently asked questions that Washington, DC visitors have about riding the Metro. 

Full show notes for this episode are available on the Trip Hacks DC website.

The Holiday Season in Washington DC

The Holiday Season in Washington DC

December 1, 2018

Happy holidays from the nation’s capital! On this special seasonal Trip Hacks DC Podcast, Rob is joined by Rebecca Grawl, a local tour guide, historian and museum educator. She also runs Top Things To Do DC on Instagram and YouTube. Rob and Rebecca discuss what visitors can expect when they come to Washington, DC in December.

Full show notes for this episode are available on the Trip Hacks DC website.

Off the Beaten Path Sites in Washington DC

Off the Beaten Path Sites in Washington DC

November 1, 2018

Rob is joined by local armchair historian Eric Fidler for this episode of the Trip Hacks DC podcast. They developed a list of cool off the beaten path things to see and do in Washington, DC. These are perfect for anyone who has been to DC before and is looking for something different, or for a true urban explorer. 

Check out some of Eric's writing on Greater Greater Washington and follow along his adventures on Instagram

Full show notes for this episode are available on the Trip Hacks DC website

Washington DC Photography Tips

Washington DC Photography Tips

October 1, 2018

In this episode of the Trip Hacks DC podcast, Rob is joined by Nicole Glass of Nicole Glass Photography. They discuss a range of photography topics, from some of the coolest Instagram spots to ways to spice up your Washington, DC photos.

Check out Nicole's YouTube channel and the photos that she has available to purchase on Shutterstock, many of them landscapes of Washington, DC.

Full show notes for this episode are available on the Trip Hacks DC website

Stories of Washington DC’s Monuments and Memorials

Stories of Washington DC’s Monuments and Memorials

September 1, 2018

In this inaugural episode of the Trip Hacks DC podcast, Rob is joined by Carolyn Muraskin from DC Design Tours to discuss the life cycle of monuments and memorials on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Learn about who decides when to build a new memorial, how it gets designed and the often controversial process of choosing a location in the capital. 

Check out DC Design Tours for information about their architecturally themed walking tours.

Full show notes for this episode are available on the Trip Hacks DC website

Introduction - Welcome to the Trip Hacks DC Podcast

Introduction - Welcome to the Trip Hacks DC Podcast

August 26, 2018

Welcome to the Trip Hacks DC podcast! This podcast is hosted by Rob, tour guide and founder of Trip Hacks DC. You'll get trips, tricks and travel hacks for your visit to Washington, DC. In this introductory episode Rob will describe his vision for the podcast and the type of content you can expect.