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Tag: Washington DC

October Staycation

Since I am flying to Hong Kong early next week, I’ve been sticking close to home the past few weeks. Making the most of my free days in Baltimore has been a challenge. My day usually ends up with me blogging, running errands, going for a run, and walking the dog. I have been trying to make more of an effort to see the things in Baltimore (and Washington, D.C) that I haven’t seen and experienced. Peabody Library in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore has been on my to-do list for years. Finally last Thursday I walked the mile Read More

Japan Tourism Event at the Ambassador’s Residence

Last week was an awesome event at the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, D.C., promoting tourism to Japan. The Ambassador to the United States was in attendance as well as many important figures in the US and Japan tourism industries. I think they invited me to help eat all the sushi and keep the average age down. I knew two other DC-based travel bloggers there and we tooled around the residence together. Everything about the space was amazing. The awe-inducing light fixtures, traditional Japanese elements, and outdoor spaces made for quite the venue. The tea house was open to the Read More