You’ve seen these sites a million times on TV and in movies but you don’t really get a sense of the size and importance of these iconic buildings until you are standing in their shadow listening to the hushed whispers of conversation as visitors from far and wide reading the carvings on the cool marble walls and jockey for position to pose for photos. I encourage everyone, American or otherwise to visit Washington DC and to see these places for themselves.
Big Bus Tours offers a great overview of Washington DC especially if you are short on time. With convenient hop-on hop-off bus stops and multiple routes, you can see all the significant landmarks while sitting back and listening to the live commentary from the knowledgeable tour guides.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it…Learn just what it takes to become a great spy at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.
Whether you want to try the coffee at the original Starbucks or you’d rather play in the Puget Sound under the watchful eye of Mount Rainier, Seattle, Washington, is a great destination.
An excellent way to explore nature within any city is to rent a bike and hit the trails. It allows you to be like the locals, enjoy the environment on a personal level and gets you away from the concrete and glass of the urban city centre.
Located in the Tysons Corner suburb of Fairfax Virginia the Sheraton Tysons Hotel provided a very comfortable stay in an upscale environment. With easy access to local tourist attractions, it proved to be a great home base for my visit to Virginia.
The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando Florida is a hotel that is just as much an attraction as nearby Disney, Sea World and Universal.
Using a credit card for travel brings peace of mind. It’s safe, secure, and worry-free. It can also be used for budgeting and to help track spending at home.
Just because the word “famous” is in front of your name doesn’t make it true but in the case of Famous Dave’s Barbecue, I’m a believer! Read our review.
Arrive at Caboose Brewing Co. in Vienna Virginia on the weekend for brunch, and you’ll likely see cyclists of every shape and size standing outside with beers and food on the patio. A cyclist’s haven, the farm-to-table brewhouse is located in an industrial building along the 45-mile long Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park paved trail between Shirlington and Purcellville.
Located a mere 2 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport, the Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport Hotel in Herndon, Virginia is a great stay for business or pleasure.
My first trip to Boston was by cruise ship. Here are my tips to check out the best of the city’s architecture, history & New England delights in 7 hrs!
When visiting the U.S. Capitol, you must include the national monuments and museums on your to-do list. Here are some suggestions of where to stay and what to see in Washington, D.C.
When it comes to being a Calculated Traveller, one should always be prepared for emergencies and carry a travel first aid kit because you never know when you’ll need a bandage for something as minor as a paper cut from your paper boarding pass.
Fish markets the worldwide come in all shapes & sizes so, I asked a few of my fellow travel writers to share some of the fish markets that they’ve visited.
Our list of aviation museums and museums that focus on flight found around the world for hot air balloons, warplanes, space shuttles, aircraft, and more.
Known for its vibrant, robust, and rhythmic culture, Miami is more than just the gateway to the Florida Keys. Everything from wildlife to wild nights awaits in this beautiful city, sparkling like a jewel on the tip of South Florida.