Category: Washington DC

6 top tips for a perfect weekend in Washington, DC

6 top tips for a perfect weekend in Washington, DC

Washington, DC may be best known to international visitors as the capital of the U.S. and home of the White House, which will soon have a new occupant, but its many museums and memorials make it a popular destination for U.S. residents as well. Since the city is often hot and humid during the summer […]

Cherry blossom season in Washington D.C.

Cherry blossom season in Washington D.C.

Right now is one of the most festive seasons in Washington D.C. No, it is not because of the current presidential race, or even because it is spring. It is most admired because of the beautiful cherry blossom trees. From approximately late March, until early/mid- April, these cherry blossoms can be seen throughout the nation’s (US) […]

Top 10 cities for art lovers

Top 10 cities for art lovers

In the art capitals of the world, art is everywhere – not only in the famous galleries and churches, but even in the most unexpected places. Turn the corner in Rome to discover a shrine high in the wall, or a colourful mural under a bridge. If you’re visiting a city for the first time, […]

The USA - a destination for all seasons

The USA – a destination for all seasons

It shouldn’t necessarily come as a surprise that a continent-sized country has something to see all year round, but British visitors to the USA do still tend to trend towards the obvious places in the obvious months. Nothing wrong with that, per se, because there are very good reasons for going to, say, New York […]

The best free attractions in the US

The best free attractions in the US

You don’t have to spend a fortune to see some of America’s best sights and sounds. There is a plethora of attractions which are free to enjoy, from some of the country’s most famous landmarks to fascinating museums and art galleries. We’ve searched the US for its best free attractions and grouped them into this […]

Top 5 must-stay hotels for a luxury city break

Top 5 must-stay hotels for a luxury city break

Take a break from your daily routine and soak up some culture, indulge in fine dining or enjoy some last minute Christmas shopping in New York, Boston or Chicago. Rekindle the romance in Paris and Rome or immerse yourself in the colourful souks of Marrakech with our top 5 must-stay hotels for a luxury city […]

America's pet friendly hotels

America’s pet friendly hotels

Who says you have to be separated from your four-legged best friend when you go on holiday? With many sleek hotels now offering pet facilities, there’s no reason why you and Fido should ever be parted again! Here are 7 of America’s luxury hotels that are catering for pets as well as their more traditional […]

Top 10 US cities for families to visit

Top 10 US cities for families to visit

Ever wondered where to take the family on your next trip to the United States? Assessing various US cities for their family friendliness – and taking into account such things as the quality of the family attractions, weather, etc. – Parents magazine released its 2013 list of the ’10 Best U.S. Cities for Families to […]

12 things not to miss in Washington DC

12 things not to miss in Washington DC

Washington DC is a city that many visit with work and as such is probably much overlooked in terms of a holiday destination.  I was lucky enough to be on a work trip that included the weekend and so spent a day with a member of my extended family touring the sights.  We did this […]

10 amazing US hotel rooftops

10 amazing US hotel rooftops

The popularity of rooftop lounging continues to grow, and guests are demanding more unique offerings and more luxurious options.  Whether you grab a cocktail with a few hundred friends or dine in seclusion with the love of your life, these 10 US hotels offer rooftop experiences for every travel personality. The Press Lounge at Ink48 […]

Top 5 places to celebrate Independence Day

Top 5 places to celebrate Independence Day

American Independence Day is one of the most universally celebrated events in America where the people get together and celebrate the 1776 Declaration of Independence from the British Empire. You can find yourself in many different places all over the country so here is a list of the top 5 places around the country to […]

Book a 'room with a boo' at Omni Hotels this Halloween

Book a ‘room with a boo’ at Omni Hotels this Halloween

This Halloween, guests at Omni Hotels will be sipping on spooky signature cocktails, such as the Red Widow, Trick ‘R’ Treat, Bond’s Eye and Red Eye, while potentially sleeping in an ominously spirited suite from the luxury hotel brand’s “ghost-folio” of properties. Read on if you dare… The historic, and some say haunted, Omni Parker […]

A luxurious urban haven in the heart of Washington D.C.

A luxurious urban haven in the heart of Washington D.C.

The Doyle Collection is pleased to announce that following an extensive renovation, The Normandy Hotel has reopened its doors for trading with a chic and contemporary new look. Set in the heart of Washington’s prestigious Kalorama neighborhood, The Normandy Hotel, a boutique property, features 75 guestrooms in an intimate and luxurious setting. Located at 2118 […]

Build your own $1 million inaugural ball package

Build your own $1 million inaugural ball package

Regardless of the politics of the 44th President of the United States of America, Inauguration 2009 will rank among the most memorable events in  USA history. The JW Marriott on Pennsylvania Avenue will celebrate “Number 44” with the completion of a $2 million renovation of its Presidential and Vice Presidential suites, an elegant patriotic lobby […]

W Hotels heads for US capital

Starwood Hotels & Resorts will open its first W Hotel in Washington, D.C. in 2009.  W Washington D.C. will open in what  was the historic Hotel Washington, an Italian Renaissance revival building occupying the corner of the city’s world-famous Pennsylvania Avenue and 15th Street. Owned by Istithmar Hotels Washington, LLC, W Washington D.C. will be […]

Affinia's sizzling Passion Package

Affinia’s sizzling Passion Package

Get cozy with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day and surprise them with Affinia‘s sizzling Passion Package. Affinia have hotels in Chicago, New York and Washington DC. With this package you will get to enjoy a rose petal turn-down service, Champagne for two, a ‘Let’s Get Frisky’ gift basket which includes items such as Chocoholics Body […]

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