Ways to Celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival in DC

Take a deep breath, it’s officially spring… and a perfect time to visit the capital of the United States! During this time, natives and visitors alike gather to enjoy the famous Yoshino cherry trees that appear around the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. Those 3,000 beautiful, soft pink and white blossoms were a gift from Japan in […]

NYC Decorates For Easter and The Arrival of Spring

Mark your calendars for March 27th… Easter is arriving early this year. A holiday for chocolate bunnies and scavenger hunts, nothing heralds the arrival of spring quite like Easter… and NYC is ready. In March, many NYC landmarks and businesses begin to decorate their spaces in florals and colors to welcome the spring, while we […]

Halloween in Italy vs. America

Fall is in full swing: the air is getting crisper, days become shorter, nights become longer, and we are getting ready for hibernation by putting on our fuzzy socks and downloading all of our favorite Halloween themed movies. Well, we in the US, that is. Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in America meriting […]

July 4th in Our Nation’s Capital

Photo Credit: ilsole24ore   There is truly no better place to spend the Fourth of July than in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. DC offers a range of events that anyone can enjoy over the long weekend. Heading to DC for the upcoming holiday? Read below for recommendations on celebrating like a true Washingtonian.   […]