Arlington National Cemetery: What You Shouldn’t Miss

This summer we had a chance to visit Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. It’s a moving experience to honor those who have died in combat. Here’s the history behind the cemetery and several spots you shouldn’t miss during a visit. History of Arlington National Cemetery Arlington…

Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Beautiful Virginia Estate

  George Washington was not only America’s first president, he was also the general who led the American revolutionaries into battle, ultimately defeating England for independence. This has been forever immortalized with the United States capital named in his honor, along with his face adorning the front of the US dollar bill (with the back…

A Visit to the US Supreme Court

  While controversial both internationally and domestically in terms of policies abroad and at home, there is no denying that Washington, D.C. is a world class place. With its abundance of classical Greek architecture, perhaps no city in the world more closely resembles what ancient Athens looked like when the Parthenon was built nearly 2,500…