On my trip to Turnberry Isle this weekend, I ate dinner at one of the resort’s restaurants: Corsair. Everything about this experience was new; I almost never eat at a hotel restaurant, certainly not at an edgy and sophisticated place such as this. But let me tell you: I’m very glad I did. Continue reading “A Cultured Affair”
Ah, food. A facet of human existence, the fuel that keeps us going, the substance of pure creation. Yeah, I might be a little more enthusiastic about it than most people. I believe that the easiest way to connect with a place’s culture is to sample its food. And that’s exactly what I did on a trip to Northern Europe last summer. My mom and I found … Continue reading Chocolate and French Fries
Museums and Activities 1. The Newseum: Reporting Live From Pennsylvania Avenue This modern, six-floor building is a welcome break from the stately classical edifices housing most of DC’s museums. And the museum contained within this building is also a welcome break from the norm. On the museum’s front, visitors find a six-story stone etching of the first amendment: a tribute to the very law that … Continue reading The Capital List: What To See and Eat in D.C.