Ice Skating in Washington DC

This time of year, you’re not doing the season justice if you don’t go ice skating at least once. I used to love going ice skating with my family when I was little. I’d wear a big puffy coat, zipped all the way up to my chin, as my armor, and my sisters and I …
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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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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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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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National Prayer Breakfast 2018

On February 8, 2018, the annual National Prayer Breakfast will be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC for its 66th year. Every year on the first Thursday in February, worldwide leaders from over 100 countries gather with the U.S. President for the opportunity to form and fortify relationships with prayer as the cornerstone. Since …
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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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DC’s Eastern Market

For those of you who enjoy having farm fresh produce and locally sourced food, turn to DC’s historical Eastern Market as your go-to source. Just around the corner from Capital Hill, vendors from across the region select their freshest vegetables, juiciest fruit, and most lush flowers to bring to the display tables of the South …
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