Washington DC Travel Guide: The Insiders Edition (What The Travel Bloggers Don’t Tell You)

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Welcome to the Travelman Podcast, my name is Ben and I host this cool travel podcast. If you’re joining me for the first time then thanks a heap for listening.

On today’s episode, I’ll be chatting with Rob a Washington DC tour guide who hosts the YouTube travel channel, Trip Hacks DC on YouTube. He also has a podcast called Trip Hacks DC Podcast!

Rob reached out to me on an email to do a podcast episode together.

So, sit back and enjoy the conversation I had with Rob.


Intro to the show

3:35 – Monuments and Memorials tour with the Wolters family

5:07 – Some of Rob’s favourite places to see in Washington DC

9:02 – Some places you must see if you only have a few days in Washington DC

12:00 – Places to avoid in Washington DC… the White House…Pentagon is cool to check out

19:40 – What’s the public transport like in Washington DC?

23:49 – Best area to stay in Washington DC, stay in Downtown near the White House

26:56 – What to eat in Washington DC, Ethiopian food

29:30 – Forests, National Parks, Botanical Gardens to visit

32:33 – Things unique to Washington

36:30 – So why all the monuments in Washington DC? And a bit of history

40:15 – The spooky side of Washington DC’s

42:50 – Things to do in Virginia and what to drink in Washington DC and what is Rob’s favourite places to visit outside of Washington DC

48:50 – Why did Rob become a tour guide?

53:37 – The three final questions I ask everyone

Outro to the show

Follow Rob:

Rob’s YouTube channel, Trip Hacks DC: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfSZf34lnKQxPM2l_WX7LYA

Rob’s website for Trip Hacks DC: https://www.triphacksdc.com/

Rob’s podcast for Trip Hacks DC: https://www.triphacksdc.com/category/podcast/

Rob on Instagram: instagram.com/triphacksdc/

Rob on Twitter: twitter.com/triphacksdc/

Trip Hacks DC on Facebook: facebook.com/TripHacksDC/

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