Only in D.C.

 

Posted by Matsui Washington Fellow Dasha Burns.

 

I am sitting here in utter disbelief that my time in D.C. has come to an end so quickly. Just as suddenly as I dove into the complex and thrilling political waters of the city, I emerged drenched in new wisdom, having gained invaluable experience and incredible friendships. And the end did not, by any means, come quietly.

Restoring old furniture at the National Center for Children and Families as part of a UNIC volunteer event

Restoring old furniture at the National Center for Children and Families as part of a UNIC volunteer event

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Washington, D.C. the Improv City

Posted by Matsui Washington Fellow Yixi Zhao.

As the end of the semester comes, the thing people have most asked me recently is what will I miss most when I leave D.C. I believe people have different experiences with this city, and so I would like to share my best memories of Washington, D.C.

1. Cupcakes. It has to be on your to-do list in D.C. People know about Georgetown Cupcake, Baked & Wired (B&W) and Sprinkles but have no idea how to choose. Here, let me give you some suggestions. According to size, B&W cupcakes are the largest, Sprinkles’ cupcakes are medium and then comes Georgetown Cupcake. All of these bakeries have about 15 different types of cupcakes on their daily menu, so feel free to try a new flavor every time you go. Tip: There is always a line in front of Georgetown Cupcake. The shortcut is to order online and pickup in the store without waiting, like a VIP!

Georgetown Cupcake

Chocolate Vanilla is my favorite flavor at Georgetown Cupcake

Chocolate Vanilla is my favorite flavor at Georgetown Cupcake

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