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Weekend Round-Up

By May 15, 2012 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Hi everyone! It’s Monday and we know you don’t feel like working. Especially after such a beautiful weekend, right? Our weekend was pretty action-packed. With the promise of good weather and great company, I started my Saturday with Embassy Day in DC! For those unfamiliar with Embassy Day, this is an annual celebration of different cultures, where embassies across Washington, DC host an open house and organize activities that present their traditions. These open houses range from offering the country’s traditional food and drink to showcasing dances, skits, and national products from the country. My friends and I visited the British Embassy, where we toured the luxurious gardens, posed next to Bentleys, and indulged in some whiskey! After that, we visited the Italian Embassy, where I promptly made a bee-line to the food court to get some pasta and tiramisu! Embassy Day is an immensely popular event that can easily get crowded, but it is a great way to learn about different cultures.

Ferrari shopping in Italy!




The fun continued with a bachelorette party later that night, packed with great food, laughs, and (out-of-tune) singing at a karaoke bar. We started our night with some scrumptious pasta at CafĂ© Odeon in Dupont Circle (read: HUGE portions) and gelato at Dolcezza next door. For those of you looking for some unique gelato flavors (avocado, anyone?) and not overly sweet treats, Dolcezza is a great place to check out! I LOVED the thai coconut gelato – it was the closest thing I’ve had to the coconut ice-cream sold in the streets of Bangkok!

Over in New York, our other blogger spent Saturday afternoon strolling through the Farmer’s Market at Union Square. With fresh fruits, cheeses, breads, and jams to try and buy, the farmer’s market is a great way to stock up on some organic treats while enjoying the warm weather!

Strolling through the Farmer's Market!
So that’s a snapshot of our weekend! What fun or relaxing weekend activities did you all indulge in?

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