Monthly Archives:: August 2014

Charlottenburg Palace

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Berlin Charlottenburg Palace

In the Western district of Charlottenburg, close to the river Spree, you find one of the most beautiful palaces in Berlin. It’s the largest royal residence in Berlin dating back to the Hohenzollern family and a great destination for a half day trip. The whole complex is about 500 meters/1,500 feet long, dominated by a green […]

Facts About the Art Institute in Chicago

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Chicago Art Institute

If you are headed to Chicago – don’t miss the Art Institute.  Located off of Michigan Avenue on the edge of Millennium Park, the Classical Renaissance structure is easy to find with its signature green bronze lion statues that guard the entrance. Fun Fact: These lions (which are not identical) have names!  The artist, Edward […]

Betsy Ross House | Plan Your Visit

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Philadelphia Tours

Although she is the most well known seamstress in American history, it is not an agreed upon fact that Betsy Ross designed the American flag. That part of history up for debate.  A visit the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia is the only place in America to view a historic interpretation of an 18th century […]

Interview with New York Street Artist ColWallnuts

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ColWallnuts Graffiti

Interviewer: Izzy Church Col is an established graffiti artist born and raised in New York, representing Brooklyn, tried & true. He has a degree in advertising and is self-taught in aerosol. He paints with a crew of about twenty worldwide named Wall Nuts.  Their name is pretty self-explanatory. They believe they are nuts for tagging the […]

Great Fire of London Monument – Best Views of London

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View from inside the Monument in London

If you want one of the best views of London, you have a number of options – if you’re willing to pay; The London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard, etc. But if you’re travelling on a budget, there’s a little known venue in the City of London that not only affords a spectacular view […]

Love Park Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Love Park

If you like to experience real Philadelphia, you’ll have to venture outside the Independence Mall area, and you will be rewarded with great sights and LOVE. The famous LOVE Park next to City Hall is a must-see! The park was formerly known as the JFK Plaza, which is the grand entrance to the Benjamin Franklin […]

Best Hotels in Chicago

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Best Hostels in New York

Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions There are many different hotels in Chicago, which can make choosing one very difficult. The variety is welcomed, but the sheer number of options can be extremely overwhelming. Thus, to aid in that decision process, we’ve rounded up our […]

Charleston Ghost Tours – Haunted Circular Congretional Church

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Under near the church grounds on Meeting Street may lay dozens of unmarked graves, the original residents of Charles Towne lost forever. The next stop on our Charleston Ghost Tours… The current structure of the Circular Congregational Church has grown in size from the original church and may be covering the remains the original churchgoers […]

Kew Gardens London

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London is known for being a ‘green’ city, with lush parks and gardens all throughout the capital. Not only does London boast numerous accessible parks, it is also home to the largest collection of living plants in the entire world! This collection is housed in 121 hectares of gardens, set in one of London’s top […]