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A White House Christmas


Whilst I was wandering through the White House a few weeks ago, marveling at the beautiful and creative Christmas decorations, I felt an immense sense of pride. Pride that this is our nation’s home, built and rebuilt after fire and war.

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Foodie Finds: il Canale, the Best Restaurant in Georgetown


It is rare, when traveling, to find THE perfect restaurant. You know what I mean – we do the research (urbanspoon, yelp, chowhound), look at maps, try to figure out where you’re staying and what’s around there. But you still never know about service, food quality, location, and if it will fit your family.

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A Warm Welcome at Palomar, Kimpton's Luxury Boutique Hotel in DC


We found a home. When we were invited to the White House for the Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship this past week, we knew we'd need a home base.

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Diamond Mills Hotel and Tavern: Saugerties' Luxury Boutique Hotel


Named best boutique hotel in the Hudson Valley for two years in a row, the Diamond Mills Hotel and Tavern has become the place to stay for discerning travelers and visitors to the Hudson Valley.

My 5 Favorite Green Spaces in New York City


NYC is called many things: the city of lights, dreams, the cultural capital of the world. However, I’ve never heard it being called the city of gardens, nature, or greenery.

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New England Celtic Celebrations Light Up Winter

Lightly falling snowflakes to heavy snow, winter winds to sparkling clear still night skies: New England winter weather can be varied and challenging -- and beautiful. All the more reason that it is a time and place for gathering in, for celebrating with family and friends, for stories, for good cheer, for dance, for music.



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