DC Local Guides · Uncategorized · Washington DC

A Guide to D.C.’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 D.C.’s Smithsonian Museums

DC Seasons · Uncategorized · Washington DC

D.C. in Winter

Today is the winter solstice, and winter is a beautiful time to be in Washington, DC! Contrary to many other cities in winter time, DC can be very sunny all day long. It’s hard to feel gloomy when the sun is shining! A few weeks ago I wrote about D.C. at Christmastime, but for a few more ideas… Continue reading D.C. in Winter

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Bergen: Land of Loveliness

Originally published on 23 May 2014. Next stop: Bergen, Norway! Welcome to the cutest city in the world! It is definitely in my top 5 favorite cities in the world. Would you like a fun fact? I thought so! Arandale in Disney’s Frozen was set in a town modeled after Bergen! But best of all, our hotel looked like… Continue reading Bergen: Land of Loveliness

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Bratislava’s Devin Castle

Originally published 14 May 2012. Time to figure out the Bratislavan public transportation systems! Now, where’s that bus station? Today’s mission: Devin Castle ruins, about 20 minutes from the city center. I was really confused about the buses at first, and I don’t think I did everything right as far as my tickets were concerned, but… Continue reading Bratislava’s Devin Castle