Washington DC’s Newseum

If you’re a news junkie who is fascinated about who makes the news and who writes it, the Newseum is perfect for you. In the world of news, stories are plucked out of the pinwheel of everyday life and reported to us in a way that has significance and relevance. Behind every story, no matter …
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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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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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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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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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