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Revere in the Vivid Colors of the Chihuly Glass Museum

I really can’t think of anything more beautiful the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum in Seattle, Washington. However I didn’t know much about it before my trip. I can honestly say that I went there just because I had a free ticket through the CityPass. Swimming with the Fish in the Sealife Room When I…
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What to Do and See in Pike Place Market

No trip to Seattle is complete without a trip to Pike Place Market. This market is a central part of the downtown sites and serve as a great place to pick up seafood, flowers or other local wares and souvenirs. There are also fantastic bakeries, cheese shops, coffee, and other markets selling fresh food. What…
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The Really Weird Side of Seattle

Seattle is an amazing place to visit – the architecture, the water views, Mount Rainier (when you can see it), but it will always hold a special place in my heart for the absolute weirdness. Here are a few of the weird attractions I visited in Seattle, but believe me, there are so many more.…
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Hike 5 Beautiful Miles That Will Leave You Breathless

We had heard about the trails at Harpers Ferry, WV, and always wanted to go there so when we saw the weather hitting 70 degrees in March and no rain, we knew this was the perfect day to go. For anyone wanting to do this trail, we would recommend wearing hiking boots, taking a lunch,…
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7 Things to Do on a Fun Afternoon in Georgetown

One of my favorite neighborhoods in Washington, DC is Georgetown. There is so much to see and do, and we always have fun afternoon when we go there. There is good food, spooky things, great shopping and more I have listed my favorite seven things to do during an afternoon visit (in both warm and…
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Spend an Awe-inspiring Cold Afternoon in the Library of Congress

One of the sites on our bucket list of living near Washington, DC that we have not been able to check off is the Library of Congress. I am not sure why we haven’t been there yet, but it keep falling off of our list. One a very cold day in March, we decided to…
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Frederick, Maryland: A Wonderful Day Trip from DC

Having a rare free weekend day that was actually sunny in the winter, we wanted to just go for a drive somewhere interesting with a lot to see. After some research, we decided on Frederick, Maryland area since it was within an hour drive and seemed to have a lot of charm with covered bridges,…
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Space, Light, and Sounds at the National Cathedral

We had the amazing opportunity to go to the Seeing Deeper: Space, Light & Sound: An Immersive Lighting Experience event at the National Cathedral. Tickets were only $10, and it sold out pretty quickly so you needed to get them in advance. It was absolutely the most serene and calming event we have ever attended.…
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7 Essential Travel Items that You May Not Have Thought About

We LOVE to travel – car trips, cross-country and international air travel, and we travel a lot. Since we are well-known for our travel disasters (which do happen to give us the best stories – who wants to hear about someone else’s perfect vacation), here is 7 travel essentials that we have learned not to…
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Soviet Era Glory Shown in the Moscow’s Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy

When we took the metro to the VDNKh stop to visit to the Cosmonaut Museum (in the Ostankinsky District of Moscow) after we exited the museum we saw this amazing looking park so we decided to walk over there to see what it was. We found out it was the Exhibition of Achievements of National…
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