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This is Where Abraham Lincoln Died

There’s no American President, perhaps, who could equal the legacy that [easyazon_link asin=”0743270754″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”pridecostume-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”yes” popups=”yes”]President Abraham Lincoln[/easyazon_link] left. And, perhaps, of all American Presidents, he’s got the most endearing monicker any political figure had been given–Honest Abe. Last week, when I went back to Washington,

25 Photos of the Cherry Blossoms 2014 in Washington DC

Last weekend, I went to Washington, DC to officially embrace Spring by enjoying its cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin. Unfortunately, I was two days shy on the date they are expected to fully bloom—which is today. However, the weather was really nice—the sky was blue, the sun was up

Washington DC: Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is a good place to begin your tour at the National Mall. . Due to its enormous size, the National Mall is best explored by bike than walking from one spot to another. It’s overwhelming to see all of them in one day–unless, of course, you are staying

The Protester at White House

This protester at White House has been in front of the government building since summer started. He’s passionate at what he does and answers any questions anyone would throw at him. He stays calm, conversationalist to the hundreds of tourists everyday who came to see the White House and the police

Washington DC – The White House

The White House is huge when you see it on TV but in real life, it’s kinda small actually. But, yeah, it’s white! 😂 There’s a free White House tour but you’ve got to book it three months before your scheduled visit with the help of your embassy in Washington

Woodrow Wilson House in Washinton DC

Washington DC’s only Presidential Museum is the home of Woodrow Wilson – an educator, president and world statesman. He’s the 28th President of the United States. He is famous for founding the League of Nations ( the modern United Nations?) and shaped the modern US presidency. His public career and

The Hope Diamond

When I heard that the Hope Diamond is on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, I was—excited. In fact, very excited. Why? I love trivia. And intriguing stories. It is believed that anyone who owned or wore the diamond would experience the bad curse that came with it.

National Museum of American History

My co-backpacker and I went inside the National Museum of American History but didn’t really stay long. It’s kinda boring to me. I kind of know most of the ones on display. I think, the museum staff and personnel MUST think of another new, novel way on how to present

Washington DC: National Air and Space Museum

The best thing about Washington DC’s major tourist attractions are FREE. I’m talking about the ones in and around the National Mall where everything you’ve got to see as a tourist are in one place. The National Air and Space Museum is no exception. Of all the places around the

War Memorial in Washington DC

With a number of wars that America was involved in/with, it is but fitting to honour the brave men and women who fought for the freedom of the oppressed. WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL This World War II Memorial is a massive tribute to honour the dead–and with a price tag

Dupont Circle Area and Kalorama

I was hosted by two couchsurfers around Dupont Circle known for its Embassy Row. Strolling around the area gives a tourist a glimpse of Washington, DC’s past wealth, affluence and beautiful view (kalorama). The streets are filled with flags of different countries outside their embassy buildings while on others parts–restaurants,

George Washington Monument

George Washington known as USA’s first President and was one of the founding fathers of his country. The country’s capital, Washington, DC is named in his honor. And as if it’s not enough, they also built the [easyazon_link asin=”1595231102″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”pridecostume-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”yes” popups=”yes”]Washington Monument[/easyazon_link], an imposing