Destination Guide: Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
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Of all the cities I have visited in the United States, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia is my favorite. My connection to Old Town formed when I first moved to the Washington, DC area after college; my first “real” … Read More

The World in a Day: Washington, DC’s Around the World Embassy Tour
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One of the best parts of living in Washington, DC is that it is truly an international city. Home to more than 175 embassies, we’ve walked or driven by many of them over the years; many of them … Read More

Christmas in Washington, DC: Holiday Traditions and Festivities
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The holiday season is a truly magical time. From the hustle and bustle of shoppers searching for the perfect gifts to the bright lights and classic music, Adam and I absolutely love this time of year. We have … Read More

7 American Civil War Battlefields Near Washington, DC
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Stephanie and I have always had an interest in history. Although we both grew up in different parts of the United States, one of the things we love most about living in the Washington, DC area is that … Read More

Visiting the National Cherry Blossom Festival in DC
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Every year, Washington, DC celebrates the arrival of spring with the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The event spans four weekends and includes the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, the Blossom Kite Festival on … Read More

Destination Guide: Washington, DC
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Washington, D.C.- the capital of the United States and one of the most powerful cities on the planet- is a city with something for everyone (we love it so much we’ve called the area our home for more … Read More