Essential Things to Do Outdoors in Washington DC

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There’s no better time to explore Washington DC outside in the sunshine! Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, here are the top five outdoor experiences you must try. 1. Arlington House: This house is eloquently perched atop of the rolling hills in Arlington National Cemetery. From this vantage point, you can grab a birds-eye view of the entire city. The …

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About DC’s Cherry Blossoms

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As usual, D.C.’s cherry blossoms are as unpredictable as ever. Indeed, there’s always a little mystery regarding these trees, and in more ways than you would think. 1. Two extraordinary women planted the first cherry blossoms. Viscountess Chinda, wife of the Japanese ambassador to the United States, and First Lady Helen Taft each planted one tree by the Tidal Basin on …

6 Social Good Companies You Should Buy From

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We all try to do good.  But sometimes, we fall a bit short when it comes to giving our time.  Luckily, there are companies that have made it their mission to not only provide great products and services, but to also use the proceeds from their wares to make the world a better place.  Tours for Humanity is one of …

The United States Botanic Gardens: A Hidden Oasis in the Concrete Jungle

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Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. -Walt Whitman One of the best things about visiting D.C. is the amazing collection of museums the city has to offer.  Everyone talks about the Air and Space and American History museum, but the United States Botanic Garden is one you hardly hear about.  Which …