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Stand Up and Paddle in DC

We may be a little behind those beachside cities, but stand up paddleboarding has hit the capital, and last weekend’s Paddle for Humanity race proved that in droves. Stand up paddleboarding or SUP was invented in Hawaii by surfers who still wanted to work out when the waves weren’t up to much. Enabling...

Take Your Taste Buds on Tour in DC

Take a little time out from your busy schedule, forget what time of day it is and where you are, and embark on a quirky culinary expedition around the world. Since 2007, world-wide traveller of no less than 51 different countries (and still counting) Jeff Swedarsky has been encouraging locals and visitors...

Washington Events in August and September

It’s almost the end of the summer, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop, oh no. There’s still so much going on in the capital, for everyone’s tastes… 40 Under 40: Craft Futures, until 02/03/2013, Renwick Gallery of Smithsonian American Art From art installation to fashion design, sculpture to...

Cultural Dining in DC

Dining in DC is a must, but be sure to check out this lesser-known place for some culinary culture. Get yourself a lunch reservation at the National Gallery of Art’s Garden Café but instead of heading towards their own food, look out for the sign that reads Café Catalonia. At the moment, the food on...

The Real Kazakhstan Revealed in DC

It was back in 2006 when Kazakhstan came to our attention, thanks to one Sacha Baron Cohen and his friend Borat. But the crazy character’s homeland has a lot more on offer than just his overweight wife, Oksana, as this new exhibition at the Arthur M Sackler Gallery hopes to demonstrate. Providing a glimpse...

TV Programs Past and Present Set in DC

They may not always be shot on location, but the important thing is they’re set in the glorious capital. Homeland – Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin are CIA agents in this Emmy nominated drama series. Political Animals – Starring Sigourney Weaver as Hillary Clinton-like Elaine Barrish and Carla Gugino...

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