Monthly Archives:: March 2014

Running in Central Park

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Running tours of Central Park with Free Tours By Foot

Whether you are a casual Sunday jogger or a serious road warrior with many marathons behind you, Central Park is a runner’s paradise, although it’s also a great place for a walking tour.  If you feel the urge to stretch your legs and get a run in during your trip to NYC, head up to […]

Burial and Inurnment Requirements at Arlington National Cemetery

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This post covers the requirements are for in-ground burial as well as inurnments at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.  The requirements for in-ground burials at Arlington National Cemetery are the most stringent in the country. The requirements for burial at Arlington National Cemetery have been tightened in recent years as more and more veterans want to […]

Getting Around Charleston by Car

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Driving a car in Charleston

Getting around Charleston can seem a little daunting at first, but really it is a piece of cake! Just be aware of the following things and you’ll be cruising the city like a local. BASICS: Don’t Look Up – Always Look Down or to the Side!! Turn Only signs are rarely above you – they […]

Visit the London Eye

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London Eye

Originally built for the millennium celebrations in the year 2000, the London Eye is now a permanent fixture on the London skyline. The most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, the London Eye hosts over 3.5 million visitors every year. If you’re coming to London and thinking about riding the Eye, then this […]

10 Fun Places for Kids in San Francisco

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If you have visited San Francisco as an adult, you know how much this city has to offer for people. From delicious restaurants to world class museums to exciting bars, this city has a plethora of activities. But visiting any big city can be a challenge when you’re bringing kids into the picture! But fear […]

Sherlock Holmes in London Tour

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London sherlock homes south bank skate park

Sherlock Holmes in London: When Sherlock Holmes came into existence in 1887, few could have predicted the longevity and success in store for the character who would become the world’s most famous detective. Films, TV series, stories, and comic books – Sherlock is known and loved the world over. Why do we here at Free […]

Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Charleston

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Charleston USS Yorktown

Charleston is typically sunny and warm, but if it does rain while you’re here we’ve put together a few things and activities you can do on a rainy day. 1.  Take a walking tour with Free Tours By Foot! We have several tours to choose from and we go out rain or shine and will […]

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Tours

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New York St. Patricks Cathedral - SeanPavonePhoto - fotolia

St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a Neo Gothic-style cathedral that is at the corner of 5th Avenue and 50th St, across from Rockefeller Center.  St. Patrick’s, completed in 1878, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. On March 17, 2012, Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced that St. Patrick’s was to undergo a massive, three […]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes’ London

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There’s no detective more famous the world over than Sherlock Holmes. First appearing in publications in 1887, Holmes was the creation of Scottish physician, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote 56 short stories and 4 novels centred around his imagined detective. Holmes has gone on to star in countless television adaptations, films and stories that […]