DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival 2018

During mid-March Washington DC’s treetops transform from white to pink as the snow melts and the long-awaited cherry blossoms bloom. The whole city becomes rose-colored and the recently sophisticated streets turn into stages for flocks to frolic at festivals. There are many events that comprise the National Cherry Blossom Festival during the time the blossoms …
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How to Tour the White House

A few weeks ago I had the rare and exciting experience of getting to stride through the hallowed hallways of our nation’s most historical and sacred monument – the White House. The home of our country’s leader is, as you would expect, abounding in regal decor, historical artifacts, and tributes to its previous residents. During …
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Celebrating the Holidays in Washington, DC

Washington, DC is a wonderful place to celebrate the holidays as the storefronts, trees, buildings, and monuments are beautifully embellished with lights and garland making the city magical. Through the end of December, celebrations will be happening on each day and around every corner, making the absolute most of the Christmas season. Our DC B&B …
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The Electronic Superhighway: a must-see DC exhibit

There are so many museums and galleries in Washington DC that picking attractions to visit can feel like picking a name out of a hat. While it’s true that there’s a plethora of great things to see in DC, there is one exhibit in particular I recommend putting on your list: The Electronic Superhighway exhibit …
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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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Washington DC’s Spanish Steps

Tucked away between embassies and busy roads in Washington DC’s beautiful Kalorama neighborhood is a small, urban getaway. I found these stairs by accident, about a ten-minute walk from our Washington DC Hotel after having just moved to DC. Now, there are those that would argue that these are just stairs, nothing more, nothing less. …
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Kramerbooks: a DC Institution

If there are two things I love, it’s books and food, and at Washington DC’s famous Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe, I can have the best of both worlds. When I first visited the store it was a Saturday night. I was walking outside with friends, and the red, neon Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe gleamed overhead. …
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