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Exploring Dupont Circle – Washington D.C.’s Trendiest Historic District

It’s difficult to describe the eclectic neighborhood vibe that radiates from the famous Dupont Circle. With a glorious fountain at its epicenter, the Circle looks out on lush Victorian mansions, delicious cafes and fancy embassies. You’ll also find bohemian boutiques, upscale shops, and dive bars nearby. There is a niche for every kind of traveler in this diverse neighborhood, and visitors could easily spend hours, if not days, lost in the surrounding streets. So book a budget hotel in Washington D.C. and consult this eclectic list of some of the most popular spots to visit in Dupont Circle:

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Where Will You Go In Cuba?

It’s time to start making dream itineraries now that Cuban borders are opening to American tourists. While boat companies await approval for high-speed ferries from Florida, you can decide which of the impressive provinces you’ll be visiting first. Since most American travelers are unfamiliar with the new restrictions, be sure to study up before you go (this Hipmunk blog post is extremely informative). In the meantime, here is a quick guide to the most popular destinations for your dream itinerary for visiting Cuba.

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Virginia Beach: An Adventurer’s Paradise

Many travelers flock to Virginia Beach for the gorgeous 300-foot-wide beach, but there is so much more to enjoy in this ocean-front city. Whether you love adventure sports, wildlife, or lazy days in the sun, each visitor will find his niche. While hotels can be pricy, there are plenty of budget options like the Oceanfront Inn that make a weekend getaway affordable for all budgets. Here is an eclectic list of the top activities to take advantage of in Virginia Beach.

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Making a Trip to Madrid: The Basics

Madrid is often called the cultural and historical hub of Spain. With a thriving art scene, world-renowned museums, and dozens of impressive, monumental structures, Madrid lives up the that name. You can stroll through the touristy Plaza Mayor or be impressed by the grandeur of Palacia Real. Get lost among the funky and unique barrios (neighborhoods) or in the mass of red at a heated Real Madrid football match. There is a niche here for all types of travelers, so book your Madrid hotel in a great location and dive in.

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A Trip to Rome: Tips for the Wary Traveler

Rome is a dazzling metropolis, full to the brim with famous works of art, culinary wonders, and unbelievably expensive clothing. The city has been one of the most important cultural centers in the world for thousands of years, which means you can hardly stroll through the center without stumbling upon a remarkable site. The sheer number of historical artifacts can be overwhelming. For some, it’s difficult to know where to start, how to see it all, and how to cut your list down to make sure you aren’t full of that terrible traveler’s regret: did I miss something essential to the Roman Travel Experience? This planning guide will help you answer these important questions.

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