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1 Week in DC

Lucky you–you get to spend a whole week in DC! Many people who come to town are only here for a business trip (with little time for sightseeing) or a quick two- or three-day visit after full day of riding in a charter bus (often on an 8th grade trip), but if you’re here for… Continue reading 1 Week in DC

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3 Days in DC

Whether it’s a weekend getaway, a whirl-wind trip to visit friends in the area, or a quick trip because you found a deal on a flight, you can see a lot of DC in just three days! You want to see the monuments, the documents, the museums! You want to eat the food and catch a… Continue reading 3 Days in DC

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1 Day in DC

It’s Motivation Monday! Have you ever found yourself with a day in a new city–no more, no less? Maybe you were on a business trip and decided to take a personal day after, or maybe you just felt adventurous and took advantage of an incredible travel deal! No matter the circumstances, if you find yourself… Continue reading 1 Day in DC

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A Guide to DC’s Smithsonian Museums

It’s Museum Monday! Today I’ll be giving you the ins and outs of the largest museum institution in the world: The Smithsonian. Why do I say “museum institution” and not just “museum”? Because, you may or may not know, the Smithsonian is not just one museum; there are 19 museums across the country. Eleven of… Continue reading A Guide to DC’s Smithsonian Museums

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Independence Day, USA

It’s the Fourth of July, and in the United States of America, it’s the day we celebrate our independence! I love history almost as much as I love travel, and early American history is my favorite! If you’re looking for a great time to visit the USA, or if you live in the States and… Continue reading Independence Day, USA

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DC’s Monuments and Memorials

So you’re coming to DC! Whether you’re here for a school trip, a weekend getaway, or playing tourist around a conference or business trip, DC’s monuments and memorials are probably on your list of things to do. Here’s your guide, including a few tips and tricks to help you get the most of your time!… Continue reading DC’s Monuments and Memorials

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DC in Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and here in DC, we’re so ready for it! DC really comes to life in the summer time. Between Independence Day, daylight until 9:00pm and beyond, and baseball games, summertime really makes the District come to life. Check out my top 10 list of things to do in DC… Continue reading DC in Summer

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Spring in DC

Spring is springing early, and it’s a beautiful time to be in Washington, DC! It’s also the most popular tourism time because of the many many MANY school trips that happen between March and June each year. So if you find yourself planning a trip to DC this spring (or tagging along with your kid!), here… Continue reading Spring in DC

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What I Ate in DC

It’s What I Ate Wednesday AND Inauguration Week in DC! In honor of the great influx of people who will be in town for the inauguration and those who will be moving in with the changes of administration, here’s a rundown of the infamous foods and food experiences in DC! Breakfast A trip to DC… Continue reading What I Ate in DC

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DC’s Metro System: A Guide

This Travel Tip Tuesday is dedicated to the movers and shakers who just moved and shook themselves to DC! Whether you’ve come for the inauguration, a job, or just to visit, here is your ultimate guide to navigating DC’s Metro System!  1. It’s not the Subway, it’s “The Metro,” or simply “Metro.  Seriously, you’ll be… Continue reading DC’s Metro System: A Guide