Washington: A City in Bloom (p. 135-141)
Colours, Garuda Indonesia’s inflight magazine
“Everyone lands in Washington DC with an agenda. Politicians and lobbyists arrive looking to change the world, while travellers stop by to soak up US and world history.”

Ready to Roll (p. 18-22)
University of Baltimore Magazine
“One food truck business was forged by friends over a poker game, the other when an entrepreneur laid all his cards on the table.”

7 Things You Have to Do in Baltimore
About.com
“From chowing down on steamed crabs to can’t-miss landmarks, here are some of the things you shouldn’t leave Baltimore without doing and seeing.”

A Neighborhood Guide to Baltimore’s Station North
Zipcar's blog, Ziptopia
“Spend some time getting to know the neighborhood—and the creative forces that live, exhibit, and perform here—and you’ll soon see why Baltimore is attracting young transplants from all over the country.”

How to Ward Off Jetlag in 5 Easy Steps
Gawker Media
“There isn’t a special formula that eliminates jet lag, but by taking these simple steps you can help get your body get back on track as you traverse time zones.”

Civil war graffiti covers this Virginia home
Gadling.com
“Graffiti is now a fairly common part of our culture’s dialogue, but did you know soldiers in the Civil War also tagged, doodled, and conversed with one another on walls?”

Where and How to Eat Maryland Blue Crabs
Virgin Atlantic's blog, ruby
“Native to the Chesapeake Bay, the crustacean has been commercially farmed here since the 1800s, and today it’s an indelible part of Baltimore culture. ”

George Hastings, champion shucker, recalls the days when oysters were king
Baltimore City Paper
“George Hastings watches a fellow shucker demonstrate the Chesapeake-stabber method, prying an oyster open from the front.”

Oriole Park at Camden Yards: Baseball Gameday Guide
MapQuest.com
“Since opening in 1992, this gorgeous ballpark has influenced the architecture and construction of every new baseball stadium that’s come after it.”

Roadside America: Drinking Moonshine in the Cornfields of Culpepper, Virginia
Gadling.com
“Chuck Miller not only speaks in the same Southern twang as Jed Clampett from ‘The Beverly Hillbillies,’ but he kind of looks like him, too.”

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