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A fond farewell to the British girl in the USA

 16 states, too many flights, multiple road trips, 128 blog posts and 396 days later my time in the USA and Washington DC has ended. I always knew this year would be amazing, and I had planned for it for … Continue reading

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A mini trip back to the great place that is DC: 9/11 Event and First NFL Game

I flew home to the UK on July 30th, to spend some time with my family and to get back for my Grandad’s 80th Birthday.  We had an amazing weekend together as well as being introduced to Sherman – Niamh’s … Continue reading

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My last week as an exchange student in DC

I arrived to Washington DC on 19th August, and fell in love with the place instantly. I was here for two weeks shy of a year, and had the most incredible time. Before I knew it my internship with the … Continue reading

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Historical Trips to Sleepy Hollow and Gettysburg

Gettysburg:  As a student of History, and American History particularly, I knew that Gettysburg was one place I would have to visit before the end of my trip. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day and a Visit to Luray Caverns!

When I first arrived in Washington DC, I was a month late for Independence Day. Although this day is the celebration of America’s independence from the British Empire, I always wanted to see the amazing fireworks at the Lincoln Memorial. … Continue reading

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The Dream of Sitting on the Friends Couch and Eating at the Cheesecake Factory – Warner Bros Studio!

I have been a fan of the Big Bang Theory since it started out. I know there are a few haters who think it is a silly program, but I have always loved it! Which is why on our penultimate … Continue reading

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Seeing the places on my Bucket List – Rodeo and Hollywood!

I have always been a fan of Pretty Woman, of Julia Roberts with her crazy red hair and her trip down Rodeo Drive! So of course this had to be ticked off the list on our visit around California. Rodeo Drive … Continue reading

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