10 Great Things to Do in Washington, DC

By Alex Kallimanis: Washington, DC is not a very popular place right now (though it hardly ever is). But our home over the past year is a beautiful city with a lot to offer visitors. The neoclassical architecture of the city means it bears some resemblance to ancient Athens during the height of its power….

Our New Home, Washington, DC, Mired in Controversy

Last month we relocated to Washington, D.C. (yes, chorus the boos). In 12 years of marriage, we’ve now lived together in 7 cities on 3 continents. This past winter was our first as snowbirds. Last September we temporarily relocated from Boston to Florida, working remotely as we continued to travel extensively, including a month long…

How to Enjoy Washington, DC for Free!

We frequently visit Washington, D.C. for work, so we’ve gotten to know America’s capital well. The famed Smithsonian is actually 19 different museums and galleries, and along with the National Zoological Park, they comprise the largest collection of free museums in the world. Many of the most important historical US artifacts are clustered in free…

Pros and Cons of Travel Options Between Boston and D.C.

  We’ve become semi-regular travellers between our current home of Boston and Washington D.C, making this trip 3 times in the past 9 months. Bell’s company’s home office is located in Bethesda, Maryland which is conveniently connected to D.C. via a short 20 minute metro ride. The first two times we flew but this time…

Visiting Washington, DC Covered in Snow

  We spent last week in Washington, D.C. and arrived just in time for their biggest snow storm of the season. As if we haven’t been tormented enough by weeks of huge snow piles engulfing us in Boston, the snow gods decided to follow us to D.C. Because Washington doesn’t get nearly as much snow…