Monthly Archives:: June 2014

Visiting the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

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Washington D.C 911 memorial

This post is guide to visiting the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, including Metro directions as well as parking.  .  September 11, 2001 was a lovely, sunny day in Washington, DC. However, the beauty of that morning would be marred forever when five hijackers took control of American Airlines Flight 77 and directed it toward the capital. […]

New Orleans July Festivals and Events

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New Orleans Jackson Square

July 4th – Celebrate America’s independence along the shores of the Mississippi.  Join locals at Waldenburg Park and watch the annual fireworks display.  Another cool option is to ride the ferry across to Historical Algiers Point where you can watch the works and beat the crowds.  After the show, you can catch some live music […]

How to avoid Jet Lag

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Airport departures arrivals

What is jet lag? Many of our tour guests who travel from afar or from overseas have trouble to adjust to the new time difference in their destination city. Here are some tips on how to avoid jet lag. When you travel to another time zone, your internal clock is off – that’s what you call jet […]

The Berlin Wall Part II: Life With the Wall

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Berlin Wall watchtower

The Berlin Wall Part II – (part 1, part 3) ++Read our post on FREE sights to learn about the Berlin Wall. Please also check out our FREE self-guided Berlin Wall and East Berlin tour!++ After the Berlin Wall was built in 1961, many people thought it could only exist for a short time. The idea to divide Germany’s […]

Madame Tussauds London Vouchers Deals and Discounts

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Madame Tussauds visit London

Now in 19 different cities across the globe, Madame Tussauds in London is the original and first, having been founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud herself in the 19th century. Today, Madam Tussaud’s is famous throughout the world and is a top destination for many visitors coming to London. Visitor information How to Get There […]

Bleecker Street Pizza in NYC

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New York Bleecker Street Pizza

Bleecker Street Pizza in NYC is a “Must-Eat”, and that’s not just true according to NYC tour guide Renee, who talked to Douglas Greenwood, the owner at Bleecker Street Pizza, to find out a little bit more about his great family-owned pizza place: Touted in 2011 by the New York Times as one of the […]

Berlin River Cruise Tour

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Berlin ship at river Spree

There are many ways to explore Berlin on a visit: By double-decker, on a bike, or on foot. But nothing is as relaxing as a cruise on the river Spree and/or on the many other waterways of German’s capital. The Spree and more You can spend an hour on the river Spree and visit the […]

Tours of Big Ben and Elizabeth Tower

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London Big Ben

For millions of visitors the world over, London is represented by a single iconic building: Big Ben. Probably the most recognisable clock in the world, Big Ben in London has been ticking 16 stories above the street since May 1859 and boasts the largest four-faced chiming clock in the entire world! But perhaps it would […]

McSorley’s Old Ale House NYC

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McSoreley's Free New York Pub Crawl

While New York City is home to hundreds of bars, very few can claim the history and character of McSorley’s Old Ale House.  They can boast being open for over 150 years and serving everyone from Abraham Lincoln to John Lennon.  One of their mottos is “We were here before you were born.”  (The other […]

Food Trucks in San Francisco

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San Francisco Food Trucks Off the Grid

Travel to most big cities around the United States and you will see them: food trucks. They are everywhere. Hungry workers flock to these ubiquitous meals on wheels, making the traditional staff lunch room a thing of the past. The beauty of the food truck is its diversity. Look down a row of parked trucks […]