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Travel Washington, DC: A Global City

As the nation’s capital, Washington, DC attracts people from all over the world, whether they’re here for a quick, exploratory visit, taking up residence or in the city for an extended business or leisure stay. In turn, the District is a hotbed for international cultures, an identity crafted by the...

street view of chinatown
Where to Shop in Washington, DC

Find a fresh new look for your home, sweetheart or self in DC. No matter where you are in the city, you’ve got options. Indie storefronts populate some of the hot new places to see and be seen, like 14th Street . Live out a Georgetown fantasy and browse its one-of-a-kind boutiques and design stores...

georgetown holiday shopping
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: International DC

Don’t be fooled by the nickname “the nation’s capital.” DC could also be labeled as a global capital, thanks to its worldliness. Far-flung immigrants have settled in DC.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival - Washington, DC
International Embassies in Washington, DC

Where to find the embassies With more than 175 embassies, ambassador’s residences and international cultural centers, DC is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the nation. Representatives from countries across the globe live and work for their home embassy right here in the District. These...

Swedish Embassy