Travel on the Side

You could spend weeks touring the various Smithsonian Institution museums in Washington DC. We had 3 full days. What to do? We tried to fit in a few of the highlights...

After spending the morning and part of the afternoon at The Newseum, we set out to see the monuments. We took the Metro to the L’Enfant Plaza station where we managed...

The Newseum in Washington DC – dedicated to exhibits on the news media (print and digital) and the First Amendment – has been one of my more favorite recent museum experiences....

Back in the summer after snagging a cheap Southwest Airlines flight to DC, I still knew it would be hard to get tickets to tour the White House for our trip...

Arguably one of the most beautiful buildings in Washington DC is the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson building, located across from the US Capitol and next to the Supreme Court. I...