General, Travel

DC/NYC | Day 3

Public holidays are a big deal in America. There are less vacation days, so when everyone has the day off for something like Labour day, it’s a big occasion. Last time I was in Washington DC, I was there for July 4th – Independence Day – so I was quite excited to the city in a state of celebration once again. The weather was glorious again, and to celebrate, we decided we were going to try and take in some of the monuments and the White House over the course of the day. We walked a lot between the Zoo and Georgetown on Day 2 and expected the same, so we went armed with books and snacks, ready to take in some great views and chill out at some great reading spots, as well as taking in some history, politics and culture along the way. Continue reading “DC/NYC | Day 3”

General, Travel

Washington D.C.

When we were deciding where to go before we left the UK, I was dead-set that the Grand Canyon and Washington D.C. would be on the list. When we realised that we would be in America throughout the summer, planning July 4th celebrations became increasingly important. It didn’t take long for the pair of us to realise that the best place to celebrate Independence day was going to be the capital, so after planning and re-planning, booking and tweaking, we made it to Washington to see America celebrate America like only America knows how. Continue reading “Washington D.C.”