The Washington Post has a very good tool to estimate taxi fares in the Washington DC area. I have used it several times and the ranges they give have been pretty accurate all times I’ve compared with my cab rides. Link: District Taxi Fare Estimator Tool
Please note that the estimator does not include extra fees [...]
Where would you eat if you were a very important person…. hummm, let’s say the president of the US…. and could choose anywhere from the fanciest table to a chili bowl joint in DC?
Here are some places the Obama himself has been to for you to feel inspired…
Dear Mr. President
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Ten Pehn: Fusion Asian restaurant with outdoor seating right on Pennsylvania Ave, surrounded by Washington DC most beautiful buildings in downtown area. Food is excellent – shrimp with cury sauce and most of their appetizers are really exquisite. Ask for their promotion on 1/2 price bottles of wine, which can make a full meal the [...]
Map Network has very nice interactive maps, where you can see the location of attractions, restaurants, etc for the major US cities. Just click on a building to see pictures, contact information and website of the venue.
The picture below is a map of the National Harbor (DC/Maryland) area:
For other destinations:
The Washington DC area has 3 main airports – this post presents all the alternatives for ground transportation to/from each of these airports – look for our recommendations and be prepared before going on your trip!
A couple of years ago a friend of mine went to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was unfortunate to get a taxi driver that takes advantage of foreigners… He was charged about 150 argentine pesos, for a ride that typically would cost around 60 pesos. While he thought the price was steep for that ride, he didn’t know [...]