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The White House

In The Art of Travel Fall 2014, Genius loci, Washington DC by Sidney3 Comments

As much as I believe there is a lot more to Washington D.C. than politics the “spirit” of D.C. is the political atmosphere. During my semester I have experienced politics in several different ways from attending a house hearing to watching the midterm election results at the Associated Press. The main place that really embodies several aspects of the political …

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Does Authenticity Still Exist?

In Authenticity, The Art of Travel Fall 2014, Washington DC by SidneyLeave a Comment

Talking politics over brunch on a Sunday at the hot spot ‘Le Diplomate’ could be considered an ultimate Washingtonian activity. Going on a run past the White House, Lincoln Memorial and Reflection Pool and not batting an eyelid while seeing all these attractions could be considered a Washingtonian activity. However the cold hard truth is that I don’t really know …

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Art & Diversity 101

In Books-1, Places, The Art of Travel Fall 2014, Washington DC by Sidney1 Comment

Washington D.C. is “A city of magnificent museums.” I think almost everyone knows this to be true. There are hundreds of different museums, art galleries and exhibitions in DC. I have been too few and wandered around but it wasn’t until reading ‘Washington 101: An Introduction the Nation’s Capital’ that I truly understood the amount of work that goes into …