Mercedes Vinciguerra Travel Articles

 
Washington, DC – September 1999
In a Blink of an Eye Summer is coming to an end and the tourists are heading out. Washingtonians are scrambling to the beaches in a last ditch effort to work on their summer tans, and the city is gearing up for the spectacular fall show. All summer long I’ve given you lots of FREE […]
Washington, DC – July 1999
If any city knows how to throw a 4th of July blowout, it’s DC. Being the Nation’s Capital, they not only have to throw one helluva party but also need to put all our hard-earned tax dollars to good use. With so many events, I guarantee you’ll find something to make this day unforgettable! Single, […]
Intro – Washington DC, USA
Saludos! My name is Mercedes, and I live in the Nation’s Capital Washington D.C. I was born in New York, raised in Miami, and have been living in this spectacular cultural den for the past two years. My decision to become a correspondent is totally selfish; I want to gain travel writing experience before I […]
Nature Got Your Fancy? – Washington DC, USA
Nature Got Your Fancy? Audobon Naturalist Society 8940 Jones Mill Rd. Chevy Chase MD, (301) 652-9188 Free admission Bird watchers will love visiting the 40-acre grounds of the headquarters of the Audobon Naturalist Society. The grounds contain numerous types of birds as seen in their natural habitat. There is also a bookstore that has books […]
Nature Gor Your Fancy? – Washington DC, USA
Nature Got Your Fancy? Audobon Naturalist Society 8940 Jones Mill Rd. Chevy Chase MD, (301) 652-9188 Free admission Bird watchers will love visiting the 40-acre grounds of the headquarters of the Audobon Naturalist Society. The grounds contain numerous types of birds as seen in their natural habitat. There is also a bookstore that has books […]
Nature Escapes in Washington DC – Washington DC, USA
BootsnAll.com – Nature Escapes in Washington, DC Saludos! I was born in New York, raised in Miami, and have been living in this spectacular cultural den for the past two years. My decision to become a correspondent is totally selfish; I want to gain travel writing experience before I begin my year long journey through […]
Hungry? Cheap Bites – Washington DC, USA
Hungry? Cheap Bites (Courtesy of: Washingtonian.com) A&J Restaurant: 1319 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD Very good northern Chinese food served in a cheerful if spare little dining room. Don’t miss the shredded pork and mustard green soup, beef dumplings or cold salads. Credit cards aren’t accepted, and no alcohol is served. Bardia’s New Orleans Cafe 2412 […]
My “Don’t Miss” Picks – Washington DC, USA
My “Don’t Miss” Picks – Washington DC, USA Washington DC – My “Don’t Miss” Picks Day One You’ll need rugged walking boots for this marathon. Take the Blue/Orange Line to Foggy Bottom – GW metro stop. When you get out of the metro make a left and walk about 6 blocks and you are on your way. Begin at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial […]
Hot Nights on the Town – Washington DC, USA
Hot Nights on the Town 18th Street Lounge (metro red line to Dupont Circle) Very hip, three level, renovated town house where velvet sofas abound, colorful rooms and very, very hip international music. 18th Street and Connecticut Avenue – get there before 9pm to avoid $10 cover charge. Sesto Senso (metro red line to Dupont […]
Washington, DC – June 1999
Washington, DC – June 1999 June Highlights June; summer heat, hordes of tourists and residents escaping the city. For those of us who wish to brave the heat and tourists, DC makes summer bearable with a full agenda as it gears up for the unforgettable 4th of July Celebration (more on that later). Be prepared for temperatures in the 80′s […]