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Category Archives: Washington life
It’s not unusual to see weddings around the National Mall and the U.S. Capitol. Maybe the gardens, fountains, majestic buildings or being in a park draws them, but on a spring day you’ll often see the happy bride and groom … Continue reading
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Washington is the seventh most photographed city in the world, but some buildings and inside exhibits are barred. The most prominent no-no is the Pentagon because it is a military installation. There are big signs on the perimeter that say … Continue reading
Reprinted 2018 There’s no shortage of bakeries in Georgetown and no shortage of opinions on which is the best. The long lines outside Georgetown Cupcakes following its TV show a few years ago leads to many tourists stopping by. Their … Continue reading
People ask all the time about hidden, off-the-beaten path photos. The funny part is there are so many along the National Mall. The best one is the back of the Lincoln Memorial. The Lincoln Memorial is the most visited landmark … Continue reading
Everyone photographs the Lincoln Memorial, White House and U.S. Capitol. Now you’re ready to see some hidden gems around town. The good news is they’re all around us. But if we’re going to rank the best hidden photo gems, here … Continue reading
1. George Washington Abraham Lincoln Franklin D. Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Dwight D. Eisenhower Harry S. Truman Lyndon B. Johnson John F. Kennedy 10. Thomas Jefferson James K. Polk John Adams Ronald Reagan Ulysses S. Grant Bill Clinton Barack Obama … Continue reading
Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration will be limited to guests, which is not the first time that has happened. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fourth inaugural was at the White House because of his failing health while Ronald Reagan’s second was indoors because … Continue reading
Is something a secret if everyone that cared to know about it since 1941 indeed knows about it? Visitors often asked about whether there are secret tunnels from the White House. They’re thinking of the 1993 movie “Dave” where a … Continue reading
Well, it wasn’t the best of years for tourism. In fact, the global pandemic has completely shut down Washington tourism since March. Just days from the start of the spring tour season, the government shut us down for a few … Continue reading