DC’s Best Coffee Shops

If you’re like me, your day can start without a strong cup of coffee. Upon moving to DC, my first goal was to scout out good coffee, and much to my relief, I found that DC abounds in exceptional coffee. Whether you prefer grabbing a quick cup to-go or enjoying many cups over breakfast or …
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Le Diplomate: Paris on 14th Street

Imagine yourself sitting inside a warm garden room. It’s past 8pm. The lights are dimmed and there is the pleasant sound of dinner conversation gliding off the walls. You can look up and see the city lights through the slanted glass, along with a few hanging plants and glowing lanterns. You reach into a basket …
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Chinatown: A DC Must-Visit Neighborhood

Upon crossing under the Friendship Archway, you enter a world of culture, history, and nightlife in the small, historic neighborhood of Chinatown. Situated along H and I Streets between 5th and 8th Streets, Northwest, Chinatown comprises of diverse restaurants, shopping, museums, and theatres. Though Chinatown lives up to its name and consists of many of …
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Why I Love Autumn in Washington D.C.

This is my first autumn at our DC B&B and my first autumn in Washington DC. Autumn is one of my favorite times of year, because right before the frost sets in, there’s a spark of warmth around the people, places, and things to do in Washington D.C.  Pumpkin Spiced Lattes might be basic, but they …
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