The blown cover

So, if you’ve read my sister Amara’s post The National Mall and a side order of two museums, you’ve probably got the idea that we visited a lot of museums. The last one, the International Spy Museum, was a clear favourite compared to the Zoo and Natural History museum. The museum housed many gadgets, some … Continue reading The blown cover

The National Mall and a side order of two museums

The kids’ excitement about visiting the National Mall in Washington DC soon depleted when they realised the Mall was not a shopping strip but a national park that featured iconic monuments (such as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument) and Smithsonian museums.  “No more museums!” they moaned. The National Mall is also home to the White … Continue reading The National Mall and a side order of two museums

USA burger ranking

Throughout the trip we tried several burger chain restaurants, and a few non chain restaurants. We tried out ‘Shake Shack’, the famous burger chain started by famous New York restauranteur, Danny Meyer, after the Brooklyn Bridge walk. The portions are small, and on the expensive side. The good part was that we could have a … Continue reading USA burger ranking