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    Top Five Things to Do in Washington, D.C., on Independence Day

    There is much to see and do year-round in Washington, D.C., but Independence Day is really special in our nation’s capital. Here are our recommendations on how to celebrate the Fourth of July. Visit the National Archives Inside the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, you can view our nation’s most treasured documents: the original copies of the Declaration of

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    Find the Best Las Vegas Hotels and Restaurants

    It’s hard to go wrong when choosing from the many options of Las Vegas hotels. Colleague Ryan Jacobson and his wife spent Mother’s Day weekend in Sin City. In last week’s post he spotlighted a few of the amazing entertainment choices—like Absinthe. Today, it’s all about their experiences with lodging and food. Choosing from the Vegas Hotels When it came to

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    Wine Bar George: A Mecca for Wine Aficionados

    Wine Bar George at Disney Springs is a mecca for wine aficionados, but even if you are not an oenophile, a visit to this restaurant is still something to consider. Wine Bar George looks as if it was transported from a trendy New York City neighborhood, complete with lots of exposed brick and a warehouse feel. The owner is Master Sommelier George

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    Humble Bundle Book Deal Includes Two Unofficial Guides

    We are excited to partner with Humble Bundle and support charity with amazing ebooks. Two of the books included in the bundle are Unofficial Guides, but we sure hope you have a look at all the other amazing titles. We’re offering a total of 25 ebooks on a variety of topics—astronomy, outdoor skills, adventure stories, and travel—to help you fill

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    Spend a Perfect Weekend on the Las Vegas Strip

    Colleague Ryan Jacobson and his wife, Lora, recently enjoyed a weekend on the Las Vegas strip. Here is Ryan’s report. If you think a vacation on the Las Vegas Strip is only for gamblers, then you’ve never been to Vegas. Until about a year ago, my wife and I felt the same way. Lora and I spent nearly 20 years of