The Kalorama Neighborhood of our Washington DC B&B

Here at American Guest House, a DC Inn, we just want to share with you little about the neighborhood we call home. The Kalorama Neighborhood is located in NW Washington DC, straddled between DuPont Circle to its south and Woodley Park to its north. It also borders another well known neighborhood of the city, Adams Morgan. …
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Planning a visit to DC in 2015

Are you planning a vacation to the DC area?  Overwhelmed by all the things to see and do?  It can be daunting, but here are a few suggestions. First, close your eyes and take a deep breath.  Now, take a poll of all the people going, to determine everyone’s likes and interests.  Is it the …
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2014 Venetian Ball at the Italian Embassy

Before law school I was working at a visa agency, walking to the embassies around D.C. and picking up visas for U.S. citizens and foreigners seeking to travel to various countries. Many of the embassies are mansions that were converted in the twentieth century to serve a variety of consular functions. The visa offices are …
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EMBASSY OF BRASIL IN WASHINGTON DC

There is so much one can accomplish by visiting an embassy.  You can apply for a Visa, request documents, learn about investment opportunities, learn about country’s traditions, research a business, school or a people, and even ask for asylum. Did you know that there are 173 embassies representing 173 countries in Washington DC?  There are …
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The Embassy of Ireland

The Embassy of Ireland is located at 2234 Massachusetts Ave. N.W at Sheridan Circle, in the Embassy Row neighborhood. The original architect of the house at 2234 Massachusetts Avenue was William Penn Cresson. The Republican governor of Louisiana William P. Kellogg (1873-1877) was the first owner of the property which was purchased later by Ireland …
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The French Embassy

The French embassy is located at 4101 Reservoir Rd NW Washington, District of Columbia 20007. The embassy opened in 1984. With some 400 staffers, it is France’s largest foreign embassy. The embassy represents the interests of France and French citizens in the United States within the US. The French ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C. is located at …
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