Washington DC Archive

Travel Contests: March 29, 2017 – Mexico City, Tokyo, California, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Mexico City, Mexico; a Holland America cruise; the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; Coachella; Tokyo, Japan; Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; a European river cruise; London, England; the Dominican Republic; New York City; a W Hotel; San Francisco, California; […]

Muslims call for United Airlines boycott after passenger Tahera Ahmad experiences discrimination over Diet Coke

United Airlines is feeling the wrath tonight after an in-flight incident yesterday.  According to Northwestern University Associate University Chaplain Tahera Ahmad, she was the victim of discrimination during her flight from Chicago to Washington, DC. The incident started when she requested a Diet Coke from the flight attendant. Here is the full complaint, as posted by […]

New Amtrak service: No train, but free pizza & Doritos

Amtrak is one of the more maligned transportation companies out there, sometimes with good reason, sometimes not. What happened to 200+ customers in New York on Saturday was definitely the former. The Amtrak Acela Express going to Washington D.C. from Penn Station in New York City departed around 3pm as scheduled, which generally makes most travelers happy. There was […]