Profile: McLean Robbins
Writer and Editor
McLean Robbins is a Washington, DC-based writer and editor for more than 25 leading lifestyle publications. She frequently covers the luxury space with a focus in travel. Learn more at www.mcleanrobbins.com.
NoteStreams By McLean Robbins
Refer to Cannes, the town, and people will often assume you're headed to the film fest. Typically called the "Cannes Film Festival" in English, the official French name is actually le Festival de Cannes. Seem like an insider and not a newbie by pronouncing the town like the word "can" (yes, a can of soda) instead of "cans" (plural) or "kahns".
Are you visiting the Washington DC area? D.C. is more than just The District proper. Consider hotels near Washington DC in Maryland and Virginia, which offer easy access to the city but often have cheaper prices, better parking and access to attractions like Mount Vernon, Annapolis or prime shopping in Tysons Corner. Look below for our picks:
Are you planning on running the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler in Washington, D.C.? Whether it's your first visit to the nation's capital or your annual trip to view the trees, we've got some tips that will make your race day as pleasurable as possible.
Contrary to what you might think, congregating at the bar is not the only nighttime activity worth participating in when you’re on vacation. As these luxury properties demonstrate with after-dark golf, hikes and spa treatments, it’s not until the sun goes down that the fun truly picks up.