Monthly Archives:: May 2014

New York City Beaches

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New York seagulls skyline

There are beaches in New York and around, so hectic city life should not keep you from getting some sand in between your toes. New York City has some free and relatively easily reachable beaches in its adjacency. Get your towel and sunscreen and get ready for the water and sun. Here are your options […]

SIM Cards for New York City and the USA

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New York Sim card

Being in a busy place like New York without the ability to use your phone can make someone feel a little lost at sea. Fortunately, several U.S. phone providers are offering an array of options for travelers who don’t want to feel completely cut off.  Whether you want to find an inexpensive way to use […]

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Tickets

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New York City's skyline @fotolia

Looking for a free and fun NYC experience?  Then consider obtaining Jimmy Fallon tickets. The Tonight Show returned to New York City this year for the first time in 42 years!!  This iconic late-night show is the longest-running talk show in television history, and has been hosted in past years by Johnny Carson, Jay Leno […]

Parks in London

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Visiting London’s Best Parks

One of the greenest capitals in the world, London is home to some of the most beautiful parks in the country. Whether you’re looking to wander, settle down for a picnic lunch, or just wanting to feed the birds, take a peek at our list of London’s best parks – all of which are free […]

Katz’s Deli in New York City

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Katz's Deli Where Harry Met Sally

Katz’s Delicatessen 205 East Houston Street (corner of Ludlow), New York, NY 10002 Open: M-W:  8am-10:45pm, Thu: 8am-2:45am, Fri: 8am- all night!, Sat: All day!, Sunday: until 10:45pm. When it comes to Jewish delicatessens, Katz’s is the undisputed champion. Located  on the corner of Houston and Ludlow Street in the historic Lower East Side of […]

Berliner Dom – Berlin’s Cathedral

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Berlin Walking Tours

This post is about the ways to visit the Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral).  Right next to the “Lustgarten”, the open space on the Museum Island you see this enormous church building with its green cupola, crowned by a gilded cross. This is the Berlin Cathedral or “Berliner Dom”. It is the largest church building in […]

A Guide to Bay to Breakers

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Get your sunscreen and sneakers ready for San Francisco’s annual running of Bay to Breakers. The tradition began in 1912, making Bay to Breakers the world’s oldest consecutively run annual footrace and also one of its craziest. Combining a mix of elite athletes and elite partiers, Bay to Breakers fuses sport and fun as no […]

Is London Safe?

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London walking tours | Free Tours by Foot

London is a very safe city. However, just like any capital, crime does exist and it’s always best to take extra caution and be prepared when you come to town – whether you are a first time visitor, or even a Londoner! What follows is a handy guide filled with tips and tricks to keep […]

The NYC Mosaic Man Jim Powers

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New York The mosaic man

The Mosaic Man, whose real name is Jim Power, embodies the enduring, archetype of an artist who lets nothing stand in the way of his craft. Since 1985, through poverty, lack of funding for his craft, assisted living, periods of homelessness, and health problems which now confine him to a wheelchair, he has adorned the […]

Things to do in New Orleans in the Summer

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New Orleans Jackson Square

Did you know that the summer months are the most economical months to visit NOLA?  Hotel rates can sometimes dip in price as drastically as $200 cheaper than the winter months.  After the drastic Northern winter this year I am sure that New Orleans will be a popular destination.  But, what to do when you […]