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  1. Georgetown – one of DC’s prettier neighbourhoods

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    Georgetown – one of DC’s prettier neighbourhoods

    Sep102010

    One neighbourhood I’ve heard of over and over in Washington DC is Georgetown. I was told it’s a quaint neighbourhood with a small-town feel to it. Last night I went to check it out and it didn’t disappoint.

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  2. Alternative museums in Washington DC

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    Alternative museums in Washington DC

    Sep102010

    If art, history or space aren’t your thing, don’t fret because there are some alternative museums here in Washington DC. The only thing though is that they’re not free like the others.

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  3. Washington podcast – check

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    Washington podcast – check

    Sep102010

    Yesterday I returned to the Smithsonian American Art Gallery on F Street to meet Chris Geikel, press officer for Destination DC. I met him in the courtyard which is actually connected to the National Portrait Gallery which is part of the museum.

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  4. Today’s Photo: A rock jumper at Bačvice Beach, Split

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    Today’s Photo: A rock jumper at Bačvice Beach, Split

    Sep102010

    Today’s Photo of the day on Hostelworld.com shows a rock jumper getting ready to leap into the sea at Bačvice Beach in Split, Croatia.

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  5. Adams Morgan in Washington DC – where it’s at

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    Adams Morgan in Washington DC – where it’s at

    Sep092010

    Last night I visited a neighbourhood called Adams Morgan. It’s north of Downtown Washington where I am and is home to lots of bars. Getting there is a tiny bit troublesome as, while it has its own metro stop, it is a decent walk away from the heart of the action. This is at the intersection of 18th and Colombia Ave.

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  6. A flight of beer – my very first one

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    A flight of beer – my very first one

    Sep092010

    Today, along with Mark and Ray from HI Washington (Danny actually works in head office but came in to say hi), I had my very first ‘flight of beer’. So what’s a flight of beer you ask? Well, it’s simple. It’s a selection of beers served in tumbler style glasses, almost shots. But they’re not shooters. They’re meant to be tasted, you see.

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  7. The National Mall in Washington DC – where you’ll find the (free) museums

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    The National Mall in Washington DC – where you’ll find the (free) museums

    Sep092010

    Today was culture day. No doubt about it. I visited The National Mall in Washington DC for one reason and for one reason only – it’s where the museums are. And good news for you, the budget traveller – they’re all free.

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  8. Today’s Photo: Night market in full swing, Kuala Lumpur

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    Today’s Photo: Night market in full swing, Kuala Lumpur

    Sep092010

    Today’s Photo of the Day on Hostelworld.com shows a night market in full swing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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  9. ‘Split - What not to miss’ podcast now live on Hostelworld.com

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    ‘Split - What not to miss’ podcast now live on Hostelworld.com

    Sep092010

    When I was in Split a couple of weeks ago, I recorded a podcast interview with Vedran Matosic, the Managing Director of the Tourist Board of Split. This ‘Split – What not to miss’ podcast is now live on the site.

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  10. Going out in Washington DC – quiet on a Tuesday

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    Going out in Washington DC – quiet on a Tuesday

    Sep082010

    Last night I visited the Dupont Circle neighbourhood, as I’ve been assured it’s one of the best in the city. The red line goes there and there’s a stop near HI Washington where I’m staying so it’s easy to get to.

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