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Escaping for Romance

Thanks to the iconic, 46-year-old slogan Virginia is for Lovers™ emblazoned on everything from bumper stickers and license plates to postcards and t-shirts, travelers to Virginia know that this is an ideal destination for lovers – of every kind. Those with a penchant for fascinating history, succulent wines, or scenic […]

Chefs concoct international culinary delights on the Taste of Travel Stage. (Photo courtesy of the Travel and Adventure Show)
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Learning from the Pros on How to Travel Like a Local

Anyone who has followed the travels of Samantha Brown and Rick Steves would undoubtedly be interested to know that whenever they meet up for dinner, they swap travel tips. Samantha Brown shared this tidbit at the latest Travel and Adventure Show in Washington, DC. One imagines they might also share […]

A Washington Weekend in the Company of Thomas Jefferson at the Jefferson Hotel
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A Washington Weekend in the Company of Thomas Jefferson at the Jefferson Hotel

The economy in free fall. The international situation precarious. Faith in elected representatives seemingly at an all-time low. As we pulled up before the Jefferson Hotel , we mused on the eponymous figure for whom it is named. What would he and the other Founders make of the current political situation?

CAPITAL GAINS: Washington, D.C.
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CAPITAL GAINS: Washington, D.C.

"Washington, D.C.," said the late President John F. Kennedy, a Yankee transplant, "is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm."…