Happy Book Birthday Giveaway

Today is my book's birthday, the day it officially makes its way into the world. Happy birthday 100 Things to Do in Washington DC Before You Die. May you inspire readers to discover this capital city. I'd planned to spend the day exploring the District with my family but the temperature is below freezing with an even colder wind chill. There are, of course, plenty of activities perfect for cold weather days, like exploring one of the 19 Smithsonian museums or sledding in Battery Kemble Park. Still, we're going to stay home today. So, in celebration of my book's birthday, I'm giving away a signed copy. Enter below for your chance to win. Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

10 Things to Do in DC Before You Die

  USA TODAY 10BEST recently published my article, 10Best Things to Do in DC Before You Die. It's excerpted from my book, which will be released on Sunday, February 15, 2015. Here are the 10 DC attractions that I featured in the article, and the book. 1. The Exorcist Steps 2. Duke Ellington's DC 3. Ben's Chili Bowl 4. Millennium Stage 5. Washington National Cathedral 6. Tea at the Willard 7. The Memorial at Night (see above photo) 8. Smithsonian Segway Tour 9. Markets 10. National Archives Read the full article here or buy the book here. What's on your DC bucket list?           … [Read more...]

VIDEO: 100 Things DC Cover Reveal

Guess what arrived at my doorstep? My author copies of 100 Things to Do in Washington DC Before You Die. {pause for happy dance} I made a short video to share the experience with you. Check it out here. Then, come on back, mkay? Stay tuned for more Washington, DC content and book updates. In the meantime, you can read more about the book here and preorder it on Amazon. It'll be available on February 15, 2015. Don't miss a post. Subscribe today. It's free! … [Read more...]