Almost smack-dab in the middle of Northwest D.C. is Chinatown, also known by its Metro stop name of Gallery Place. The brightly lit, vibrant neighborhood is D.C.’s own little version of Times Square, only encompasses a few streets and just a smattering of Chinese influence via signs and eating establishments, but Chinatown is one of the city’s liveliest areas and can be enjoyed on nearly any budget.
After coffee and breakfast at Chinatown Coffee Company, head to the National Portrait Gallery where free entry offers access to multiple floors that display everything from historic portraits of presidents to a sports hall with images that span decades, to a modern-art wing with rotating exhibits that make visitors scratch their heads. Visit the central Courtyard Café where you can sip coffee under a glass canopy.
Book a table for lunch or brunch at Matchbox, a local chain that serves a variety of dishes but is known for inventive pizzas.
Meander a few streets down into Penn Quarter where Penn Social awaits with a cavernous basement full of arcade games, two full-sized cornhole courts and a large projector screen that shows major sporting events.
For dinner, head to Hill Country on 7th Street for Texas-style barbecue served buffet style. Check the event calendar as some nights offer live music and even live band karaoke.
There are tons of places to hike around the world — possibly even dozen of options just miles from where you currently sit. But some hiking destinations are better than others. Here are a few that will be entirely unforgettable — along with some of the best ways to see them.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.
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In food capitals like New York City, foodie crazes seem to rise and set as quickly as the sun, but one trend that has endured for awhile now is the city’s penchant for regional Chinese cuisine, and the East Village is home to some of the city’s top spots for sampling your way through several of these regions.