Escape To The Embassy Row Hotel For A Chance To Immerse Yourself Into The Rhythm Of Washington, D.c.
Washington, D.C.—a city with distinct character filled with history and politics, museums and monuments, universities and institutions, along with a diverse mix of government, foreign emissaries, lobbyists, protestors and petitioners. We visit D.C. for many different reasons and when we do, the choices of where to stay are plentiful. Few of us realize that where we choose to stay while visiting a location determines much about our experience. The location and buzz of an area provide insight and perspective into the culture and flavors of a city.
If ever a weather event earned an inferiority complex, it would be Hurricane Wilma. That storm, whose 10th anniversary is noted in this issue, was the victim of bad timing. It had the misfortune to occur in late October after two seasons that had been a perfect storm of perfect storms.
The Birchbox for foodies, the Fort Lauderdale-based snack box subscription company Knoshy offers customers monthly packages filled with uncommon, artisanal snack foods. This summer, order the ice cream social box and receive the following:
Confined to 900 degrees in a stone oven imported from Naples, Italy, pizzas bake within 60 to 90 seconds. The dough at Mastino Italian Soul Food, crafted from double zero flour with no bleach or additives, is often topped with San Marzano tomato sauce, basil and mozzarella cheese. A paddle at the end of a long handle rotates the pizzas to ensure they’re heated from all angles.
Whether at work, home, in a relationship or with friends, the ability to communicate ideas and feelings effectively is invaluable. And, while we can’t necessarily change our IQs, we do have the capacity to enhance emotional intelligence. The term is a catch-all for self-awareness, emotion management, self motivation, self confidence, understanding for others and relations with others.