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Freelance writer and photographer specializing in vivid, deeply reported stories about food, travel and family.

Here are 10 Free Things to Do in Washington DC Right Now

On a mission to make the arts accessible to all, shows on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage are absolutely free. Experience a variety of genres – everything from opera, dance, children’s choirs, comedy shows, poetry readings, to a classical quartet at these daily 6 pm. performances. No reservations or tickets are required. Proof of full vaccination against…

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Fall Road Trip: Baltimore County

Towson and surrounding Baltimore County are an interesting dichotomy. Within Interstate 695, otherwise known as “the Baltimore Beltway,” is downtown Towson—a modern community around which several colleges are clustered. Just one mile away, on the other side of Baltimore’s Beltway, there are miles of country roads, stands of pine forests, and estates known for raising…

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How to Ride the Washington DC Metro

Greetings travelers. What can I tell you about traffic in the Nation’s Capital? It’s challenging, even during COVID! So, take my advice and try public transportation. The Washington, D.C., Metrorail system is a convenient, eco-friendly, and cost-effective way to explore.  Sure walking is a great option, but if you’re traveling any major distance, the subway…

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