A Springtime Soirée: A Guide to Washington D.C.’s National Cherry Blossom Festival

posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 6:18:39 PM

National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC

The planting of the cherry blossom trees in Washington, D.C. originated as a gift in 1912 from the people of Japan to the United States as a kind gesture hoping for friendship and goodwill. What began as a simple peace offering has led to the planting of approximately 3,750 trees in 16 different varieties. From Yoshinos to Kwanzans, first lady’s such as Mamie Eisenhower, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama have planted trees over the years. And what to do with all of that beauty? Create a festival around it, of course.

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Ski Through the Swiss Alps During Your Stay at W Verbier

posted on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 12:14:31 PM

W Verbier

Aside from Switzerland’s stereotypical treasures, the country has more to offer such as the gorgeous blue of Lake Geneva and the lush green hiking trails in Swiss National Park. However, ski-filled Alpine adventure is what makes Verbier, Switzerland stand out among most. The village of Verbier has become a snow-filled oasis for the avid thrill-seeking skier. If you want to switch up which mountains you’re sliding down, the Swiss Alps offer unbeatable slopes. And when you stay at W Verbier, one of Switzerland’s top ski resorts, you’re sure to pave a steady path through the gorgeous Swiss Alps with ease.

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