Monthly Archives:: October 2014

Free Public Transportation in Charleston: DASH Trolley

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While we will always advocate walking as the best way to see a new city, sometimes you’re in a rush or tired or it’s just too far away. There is a second option for free public transportation in Charleston: DASH Trolley. The CARTA bus system also operates a free trolley through the historic Charleston peninsula. […]

Visiting Eastern State Penitentiary

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After being abandoned for more than twenty years, the Eastern State Penitentiary is a building in ruins. When it was built, however, in 1829 this was one of the most expensive prisons in the world. Renowned for both it’s architecture and it’s strict style, it was designed by John Haviland – who was the architect […]

Six Wives of Henry VIII

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London Henry viii

“Divorced, Beheaded, Died – Divorced, Beheaded, Survived” King Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) is one of our most well-known monarchs. As a young prince he was considered chivalrous, handsome, benevolent and intelligent – the perfect King. But as Henry’s life and reign went on, public perception of him changed. Nowadays he […]

Best Cheap Eats in Chicago: A Tour Guide’s Suggestions

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One of our guests asked Tour Guide Mike for some recommendations on good eats at low prices so we thought we’d share his recommendations of cheap eats in Chicago with everyone. Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions Three best places to eat saving money? […]

See the Blue Man Group Boston

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You probably would not recognize them on the street but when they are ready for the show – you can’t mistake them. The Blue Man Group has been around since the late 1980s as theatrical performers. The trio of actor/musicians dressed in black and painted in blue amazes and entertains the audience with music, lights […]

London Aquarium 2 for 1 Deal

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London Aquarium

This post is about the London Aquarium 2 for 1 Deal as well as a visitor guide.  Why pay full price when you can get 50% off retail price? The SEA LIFE London Aquarium currently holds one of Europe’s largest collections of marine life. Visitors to the Aquarium are taken on an interactive journey along […]

Tiergarten

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Berlin Tiergarten

Whether Berlin is just one stop on your travel itinerary or the sole destination for a weekend city break, escaping the metropolitan hustle and bustle and spending time in nature is good for your mind, body and soul. Thankfully, Berlin is home to one of Germany’s largest urban parks, the Großer Tiergarten, a 210-hectare green […]

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Discount

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Many people who are heading to NYC for the holiday season are probably thinking about attending the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.  This amazing spectacle is a longstanding New York tradition, with plenty of lavish scenery and appearances by the high-kicking Rockettes. This post will give you a ‘leg up’ on the details about seeing the […]

See the Blue Man Group New York

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You probably would not recognize them on the street but when they are ready for the show – you can’t mistake them. The Blue Man Group has been around since the late 1980s as theatrical performers. The trio of actor/musicians dressed in black and painted in blue amazes and entertains the audience with music, lights […]

Terror Behind the Walls at the Eastern State Penitentiary

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Set in the castle-esque structure of the Eastern State Penitentiary (ESP), an abandoned prison that believed in consistent isolation of its prisoners, Terror Behind the Walls is one of the scariest haunted houses in the country. It is scary in its very nature but every Halloween season, ESP steps it up and makes it its […]