Category: Washington DC

  • What it’s like to live in Washington DC

    What it’s like to live in Washington DC

    The sound of traffic and police sirens get you up in the morning. In most other cities, this might indicate an emergency. When you live in DC, it’s business as usual. It could be a foreign diplomat coming to town for a dinner and a photo op. It could be the president himself taking a…

  • The foods I miss most from my travels

    The foods I miss most from my travels

    Even the foodiest cities in the world like New York and San Francisco can’t recreate the things you try in passing when you travel. I have a growing list of things I crave from the places I’ve visited. They’re cravings that I know I’ll never satisfy until I return. This is my ode to those…

  • The best churches in the world

    The best churches in the world

    Though I have a general disdain for organized religion and I barely even believe in God, I have a deep affinity for churches. They always have the most ornate, beautiful architecture. They always create an amazing outline in a city’s skyline. They’re calm, quiet, and they have a distinct comforting scent. And even if you’re…

  • DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival

    DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival

    Springtime always reminds me of living in Washington, DC. To this day, I’ve never seen a spring so beautiful as cherry blossom season in DC. And every year thousands flock to the city to enjoy the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival. The History of the Festival I know we’re all super wrapped up in making…

  • What to do in DC when you want to get out of DC

    What to do in DC when you want to get out of DC

    It’s summer time, which means it’s 95 degrees outside and thousands upon thousands of tourists are descending on Washington D.C. every day. So what can you do to escape the heat and the crowds? What else but go to the beach? All the area beaches can get pretty full this time of year especially on…

  • How living in a tourist city makes you a better tourist

    How living in a tourist city makes you a better tourist

    For the majority of my life, I’ve lived in Miami. During part of the time I lived out of Miami, I was in Washington DC for almost three years. So, as they say, I’ve always lived where you vacation. This has its ups and downs, because no one wants to hear you complain about a place…