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Alexandria, Virginia

History, Lifestyle, North America, Vacation Ideas, Washington DC

Located a few minutes outside of Washington, DC is the historic town of Alexandria, Virginia, founded in 1749. As travel writers, Alexandria impressed us with its historic past, friendly people and its easy access to Old Towne and the Waterfront. The shops on King Street are a mixture of retail chains as well as boutiques […]

National Building Museum

Art, History, North America, Washington DC

Located in the former Pension Bureau building, The National Building Museum is architecturally beautiful with its Corinthian columns. Built in 1887, this National Historic Landmark has been used as office space for the United States Pension Bureau as well as hosting presidential inaugural balls. The National Building Museum is an amazing example of the Renaissance […]

Engaged Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

European Travel, History, Meghan Markle Fashion

Engaged Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Kensington Palace!

Sweet Home Café

Cuisine, History, North America

Within the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture is the Sweet Home Café. The café has four stations, each station represents regional traditional African American food. The regions include the South, the Creole Coast, the Northern States and the Western States.

Our Visit to Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

Art, History, North America, Vacation Ideas

During our visit to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture we were overwhelmed with its rich history. We started our tour on the lower level which chronicled slavery, reconstruction and the injustices suffered by African Americans in America. Subsequent levels featured advancements and contributions made by African Americans in the United […]

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

History, North America, Vacation Ideas

To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day, we will visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. The Smithsonian’s newest museum is filled with the history and contributions of African Americans in the United States. The museum’s unique bronze exterior is absolutely beautiful! Details of our visit will […]

National Museum of African American History

History, North America

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will officially open on September 24th, 2016. It will be the 19th Smithsonian museum and unlike the previous museums, it has a distinctive look at it’s location at 1400 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C., between Madison and Constitution Avenues in Washington, D.C.

A Summer Day in Washington, DC

History, North America, Scenic Views, Vacation Ideas

What a relaxing way to spend a beautiful mid-summer Saturday in Washington, DC!