Monthly Archives:: February 2014

JFK Airport to Manhattan

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How to Get from Newark Airport to Manhattan

John F. Kennedy Airport is the largest and busiest of all NYC-area airports.  Located in Queens, about 15 miles from Manhattan, this airport has over seventy airlines operation out of it.  It handles most international flight into the NYC area, so if you are traveling from overseas, this will likely be your destination!  You have […]

How to Get from Stansted to London

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How to get from Stansted to London An International Airport located in the Northeast of London in Essex, Stansted is the hub for Ryanair and is the 4th busiest airport in the country. Getting from Stansted into central London is quite easy and you have three options. National Express (http://www.nationalexpress.com/home.aspx): A coach service that runs […]

Harry Potter’s London -Part 1: South, East, Central

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Whether you received your invitation to Hogwarts or not, everybody knows the magical world of Harry Potter. Not only does Harry journey to and through London throughout the 7 best-selling books, numerous scenes from all 8 movies were filmed right here in the capital of the U.K.! Always enchanting, often interesting, and each one easy […]

Harry Potter’s London Part 3: North

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Whether you received your invitation to Hogwarts or not, everybody knows the magical world of Harry Potter. Not only does Harry journey to and through London throughout the 7 best-selling books, numerous scenes from all 8 movies were filmed right here in the capital of the U.K.! Always enchanting, often interesting, and each one easy […]

What To Expect From Budget-Friendly Hotels In Chicago

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Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions Vacation time can be the most exciting time of the year. It is the time when you can get the relaxation that you need, see some new environments, or have the adventure that you’re looking forward to. Vacations […]

Visiting Valley Forge

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Located just 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia is Valley Forge, the historic military camp site used by General George Washington and his men during the Revolutionary War. Because of its close proximity to the city, Valley Forge makes for an excellent day trip out of Philadelphia.  National Park Service provide a number of great tours which bring […]

Best Hostels in New York City

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 Hotel room prices can take a big bite out of your budget for your trip to the Big Apple – but we at Free Tours by Foot want to let you in on tips that will make your stay in New York City both affordable and comfortable.  More and more, travelers are looking for alternatives to […]

Harry Potter’s London Part 4: Day Trips

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London Harry Potter Margaret

Whether you received your invitation to Hogwarts or not, everybody knows the magical world of Harry Potter. Not only does Harry journey to and through London throughout the 7 best-selling books, numerous scenes from all 8 movies were filmed right here in the capital of the U.K.! Always enchanting, often interesting, and each one easy […]

Chinese New Year’s Parade San Francisco 2014

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Happy New Year! Again! Yes, it may seem like we’re a month late but, in San Francisco, the New Year comes twice. With January 1 long gone, it’s time to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2014! A two week celebration, the Chinese Lunar Year celebrations in San Francisco are the largest in the country. The first week […]

Cafe Wha? Origin of The Name

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New York Cafe Wha

Having fueled the careers of many individuals in the Beat, Folk, and Rock ‘n‘ Roll generations, Café Wha? is a must see for anyone interested in the Greenwich Village scene of the 1950s, and ’60s. Because of its contribution to the music and culture of the time, it is a regular stop on the Greenwich […]