How to Get 2021 Inauguration Tickets & Complete Presidential Inauguration Guide

Capitol Hill Inauguration Day Washington DC

One of my favorite bucket list trips I’ve ever taken was attending the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. If you want to attend a Presidential Inauguration, it’s both easier and harder than you might think! Here’s what you need to know to get 2021 Inauguration tickets and tips for going to a … Read more

27 of the Best Art Museums in the US for Your Next Cultural Escape

Best Art Museums in the US

Looking to plan a cultural weekend or day trip and hoping to visit a great American art museum? These are some of the best art museums in the US to help you decide where to go. Add these to your American art bucket list.    Read Next: 10 Best Living History Museums in America & Tips … Read more

The 50 Most Beautiful Mosques in the World & the Pictures to Prove It

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Morning sun on Nerteva River and Old City of Mostar, with Ottoman Mosque

Anyone who’s had the privilege of traveling in a Muslim-majority country like Azerbaijan, Turkey, or Tunisia can tell you about how stunning Islamic architecture around the world can be.   Whether you’re exploring the famed Blue Mosque in Istanbul or the much less visited Blue Mosque in Yerevan, stepping into a mosque for a non-Muslim is … Read more

The Civil War Defenses of Washington, D.C.

Civil War photograph of Ft. Stevens, Washington, D.C. Officers and men of Company F, 3rd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, in Fort Stevens. William Morris Smith [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Listen to the Episode “The Civil War Defenses of Washington, D.C.”     Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to listen & Subscribe         For American history buffs, the Civil War can feel like covered ground. But if you put aside the big battles and turning points, there are still so many smaller, … Read more