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The Art of Baseball: the Nationals’ Stadium

Presidental Mascot Abe Lincoln with an Eagle Mascot Given that I previously wrote about how baseball is the perfect summarization of summer and that I’ve had more than one conversation with friends (mostly male) over what makes a true baseball fan,  it won’t surprise you that one of my objectives during my past trip to D.C. […]

Bicoastal Burger Wars

If you’ve been reading my various posts about hot dogs in the past, you’ve probably figured out that I love true “Americana” food. Now I have certain criteria: tastiness, freshness, price. But overall, I’m willing to try anything once. One of my friends, who’s an American but now lives in Paris, said to me recently, […]

Monuments

These are some pictures I took while playing tourist in Washington D.C.: Supreme Court World War II Memorial Washington Monument (from the Lincoln Memorial) Lincoln Memorial   FDR Memorial, 11pm Waterfall at FDR Memorial Washington Monument at Night Lights across the Tidal Basin

An August Vacation: Escaping to the Heat of the City

I felt very European this past month as I took to vacation in good August fashion. But instead of escaping the heat and oppression of the city in traditional fashion, my parents decided the perfect place to take their children was Washington D.C. Washington D.C., for those who don’t know, was built upon a swamp according […]