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Awesome objects at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC

September 12, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Walking through a massive museum to get a lesson in American history might sound like a bit of a chore, akin to slogging through a high school textbook. But prepare to leave all traditional notions of how history is told at the door when you walk into… (more)
US Supreme Court
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More than Justice at the Supreme Court

August 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – One of the selling points of visiting our nation’s capital is the educational factor involved—the thrill that it is to walk through the same institutions that were instated when our founding fathers were laying the mere foundations of our government. Paying a visit to the Supreme Court… (more)
holocaust museum photos
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DC’s Holocaust Museum: Many Feelings and Few Words

July 24, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – In chatter over DC and its many museums, voices quiet down for discussion of this museum, as there are few words that can adequately describe it. Conversations switch from being full of expressions of beauty, opulence, grandeur, and artistic wonder to ones of remembrance, distinction, and struggle,… (more)
US Capitol in Washington, DC
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See and Feel the History at the U.S. Capitol

July 21, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – When it comes to the good old U.S. of A., nothing is more symbolic of what our nation represents than the U.S. Capitol. And while it may be easier to visit other historic complexes throughout the National Mall (like the Lincoln or FDR memorials, to name… (more)
MLK Memorial, Jr. in Washington, DC
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A Stone of Hope in Our Nation’s Capital

July 20, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – When it comes to our nation’s capital, nothing is more quintessentially DC than the hundreds of monuments and memorials scattered throughout the city. And while the renowned World War II or FDR memorials might catch your eye, no trip to DC is complete these days… (more)
Hotel George in Washington, DC
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Tempting Tuesday: Sneak into Savings at DC’s Hotel George

July 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Our nation’s capital: a breeding ground for politicos and boundless history opportunities. Those who meander along these streets get an exclusive look at DC’s playground, copiously filled with free museums, powerful memorials, and stylish venues. And in honor of our recently launched DC guide, we’ve snagged… (more)
Fireworks at Walt Disney World
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The Hunt: Celebrating America’s Independence

July 4, 2013

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. In honor of our nation’s 276th birthday today, we decided to think about which fireworks shows and spots to watch them have ignited in us… (more)
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