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AC Hotel National Harbor – Living the #HarborLife

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Sometimes you just need a little staycation to rediscover some of the great things your city has to offer.  Chelsea and I did just that and packed our bags for an overnight at the AC Hotel by Marriott in the National Harbor.  We hung out with some really fun local influencers and found out just what it means to live the #HarborLife.       Let me start by saying I’m no stranger to Marriott.  Platinum Elite Rewards Member, stayed…

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L’Auberge Provençale – A Tres Bon Getaway

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“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” – Elbert Hubbard   That quote held especially true for us this summer.  The travel bug bit us hard but with Chelsea taking summer courses and me having a full-time job, we had to become weekend warriors if we wanted to fit it all in.  I can’t lie and say it wasn’t worth it but let me tell you we were tired after our last…

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New York, New York – Family Style

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We love New York.  Both of our parents are born and raised New Yorkers and we still have most of our family up there.  One of my favorite times of year to go up there is during the holidays.  The light displays and store windows are nothing short of amazing.  This year we went up there the week after Christmas with our family and had SO much fun.   My Dad grew up in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.…

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My Dubai Diaries- Photo tour of my travel

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This would be our first time being reunited in several months, and with long distance, you look forward to this moment more than anything. My other half, Karim, is now living in Dubai (UAE), and I’m still a D.C. gal. We share a birthday a day apart and we knew we didn’t want to miss spending it together, so it was set… I was going to DUBAI! Even though this was a very personal trip for the both of us,…

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The District Darlings take Charleston

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   For this year’s summer vacation, The District Darlings take Charleston!! We had the privilege of working with the Charleston Tourism Board who planned our stay with the city’s top to-do’s. We’ve visited areas of South Carolina on vacations before, but Charleston was a city like no other so I was excited to dive into the action (and food) packed vacay.   WHERE WE STAYED On our first day, we checked into one of Charleston’s top hotels, The Belmond, which is equip…

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