Residence Inn Arlington Capital View
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... in Florence Italy, I'd like to share my lists from the Study Abroad Expectation worksheet provided by the Marymount Center for Global Education.
5 Things I am most looking forward to:
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- Culture (particularly fashion!)
- Learning a new language
- Losing important documents and/or ...
Today has been amazing so far! To start off we walked around Arlington Cemetery, which was much bigger than I had imagined. In total, it is 660 acres. We saw the Changing of the Guards and walked to John F. Kennedy's grave. I'm glad we came this time of the year because the trees are gorgeous. Then we took the metro and did some walking until we came to the White House. There is some awesome architecture here, which makes ...
... in bling. Spot the tourist! After taking photos at the Lincoln Memorial we then walked past some water full of ducks with their bottoms in the air - so cute. We came to a World War 2 outdoor memorial manned by some US Marines. I had my photo taken with a couple of the US Marines. They looked very young to me - about 16. They were also very polite and called me "ma'am" which made me feel very old. We walked for nearly 3 hours and ended up outside ...
... to the National Museum of American history. Here we went and saw the section on America's past which was really interesting the war of independence through the World Wars, Cold War, Vietnam, 9/11 until present day. We also learnt about the original source of the Star Spangled banner and saw the original 15 state flag which was really interesting. We then went into the National Museum of Natural History and went through the section of Mammals, the Ocean and ...
... from Oklahoma – the wife learned piano for 10 years and got to the point that she could play for her church. In our Miami life we wouldn’t meet these folks and it was only for a short time, but a good way to start our day in this international city.
Our host, Raymond, sat down next to Harvey at the breakfast table. Two characters who have each met their match. Love their banter. Raymond offers to drive us ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsResidence Inn Arlington Capital View
Includes breakfast, dinner and 2 free beers or wine.
The rooms are very clean.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.