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Juliet Martini’s Washington DC: Honoring American’s Heroes and History

Everyone who visits Washington DC lists Arlington National Cemetery on their ‘must-see’ destination. When I suggest a visit, I like to steer visitors to some of the other sites and locations beyond the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and President Kennedy’s eternal flame. Many don’t realize Arlington is more than a military cemetery. It’s the […]

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Juliet Martini’s Washington Touring Hot Spots with Children in Mind

Traveling with children is challenge, even in Washington DC. It’s one thing having to listen to them complain on how much walking they’re doing, but also finding places and activities that will hold their interest, while teaching a little history along the way. When planning a family trip to Washington DC, I’ve found the following […]

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Juliet Martini’s Washington DC … Off the Usual Tourist Path

By Juliet Martini It’s not uncommon when planning a visit to Washington DC to focus on the usual tourist spots and haunts. I love all the touristy stuff, but I’m lucky Washington DC is my backyard. When friends and family visit, I’ve started to introduce them to the many ‘other’ historic gems this city has […]

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Where Are We Going in April

Since the images of this city are easy to identify, I thought it might be fun to change up our contest. This month instead guessing the picture, please answer the following 3 questions about our nation’s capitol. 1) Who is credited with saving the portrait of George Washington when the White House burned? 2) Which president sold […]

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