Monthly Archives:: February 2014

Friends Apartment Building in New York

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The Friends Apartment NYC

This post will explain how you can find the apartment building used in the hit TV show “Friends”. Tourists from all over the world trek into Greenwich Village in search of the “Friends” Apartment Building at the corner of Grove and Bedford Streets. This is a regular stop on the Free Tours by Foot’s Greenwich […]

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 […]

Guide to Visiting the MLK Memorial

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With black history month in full swing, it’s hard to overlook Washington D.C.’s some 200 historical sites related to African-American history.  The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is Washington D.C.’s newest monument and the nation’s first to honor an African- American man.  Paying tribute to the legacy of  Dr. King and his leadership during the […]

New York City Hall Tours

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New York City Hall banner

New York’s City Hall, located in Lower Manhattan, is the country’s oldest city hall that is still used for its original purpose. While most of the city government offices are now housed in the big, magnificent Municipal Building, the Office of the Mayor and the City Council Chambers are still located in the City Hall […]

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 […]