I spy a spy museum in Washington, D.C.

Want to see a dazzling showcase of spy gadgets? Check out the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. According to its website, it features “the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on public display.”

The museum’s collection also includes more than 100 artifacts from 50 years of Bond films.

Plan to spend at least two hours during your visit, plus a little extra in the substantial gift shop you have to pass through to leave the facility.

Learn more about the International Spy Museum.

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The movie “Argo” is based on the true story of how CIA operatives posed as a Hollywood production team and rescued six Americans hiding in Iran during the 1979 embassy crisis. These are some of the props that they used.

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James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5

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About Kristine K. Stevens

Book Cover200Kristine is the author of "If Your Dream Doesn't Scare You, It Isn't Big Enough: A Solo Journey Around the World." This nonfiction book tells the story of how she sold her house, quit her job and traveled around the world.

Kirkus Book Review: "... Stevens makes a friendly, relatable narrator ... plenty of colorful stories to make this an enjoyable, inspiring read... An often sweet memoir about finding oneself in many different places."


Next travel book to spotlight Iceland

25817249396_f6c787ef9f_z Kristine broke free from a desk job once again, and this time ended up volunteering in the far corners of Iceland!

Details about the release of this book will be posted on Facebook.