Monthly Archives:: November 2014

Visiting the National Constitution Center

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Visiting the National Constitution Center   Though the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia does not hold the original Constitution, this interactive museum teaches visitors about the history and meaning of the United States Constitution. We, the people, did not actually see the original, signed Constitution at first. It was written and signed in secret across […]

Kennedy Memorials at Arlington National Cemetery

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Kennedys Arlington

Visiting the Memorial The tomb and memorial to President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is located in lot 45, Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery (ANC).  It is a 10 minute walk from the Visitor Center (map) and a 15 minute walk from the Arlington Cemetery Metro Station.  You will not be able to drive to gravesite.  Walking […]

How to Get Cheap London Theatre Tickets

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Theatre

London’s West End is a world-renowned theatre hot spot. With ground breaking productions, new arrivals, and old classics, there is always something for everybody on stage here in London! One of the most exciting experiences in town, visiting the theatre in London can also be one of the most expensive. So here are a few […]

Marine Corps War Memorial || Iwo Jima Memorial

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Dedicated in 1954, the Marine Corps War Memorial (or the Iwo Jima Memorial, as it’s often unofficially referred to) honors every Marine who has served since the founding of the Marines in 1775. The design of the memorial was inspired by Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize winning photograph of the raising of the flag on Mount Suribachi […]

Christmas Markets in Berlin

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berlin christmas

 From Nostalgic to Organic: Christmas Markets in Berlin Looking for Christmas markets in Berlin? Glühwein (mulled wine – yes drinking in public is legal in Germany!), Bratwurst and roasted almonds – that’s the typical smell of a German Christmas market. The more Northern in Germany you are, the earlier dusk comes and a German Christmas […]

Portobello Road Market

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London Portobello Road Market

Held on Portobello Road – which runs straight through the Notting Hill area – is home to one of the best loved street markets in London. Portobello Road Market is primarily known for its second-hand clothes and antiques, but is also a browsers paradise with shop after shop, corridors and hallways absolutely choc-full of goods […]

Manhattan to JFK Airport

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John F. Kennedy Airport is the largest and busiest of all NYC-area airports.  Located in Queens, about 15 miles from Manhattan, this airport has over seventy airlines operating out of it.  It handles most international flights into the NYC area, so if you are traveling  overseas, this will likely be where you’ll depart!  You have […]

Spreepark Berlin

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Berlin Spreepark banner

Every now and then, a bizarre and wonderful attraction lies just off the beaten track, seemingly existing only to beckon to the traveler who has seen it all. Berlin’s Spreepark is just that attraction – a massive, surreal amusement park opened in 1969 and abandoned in 2002. Famous amongst urban exploration aficionados and purveyors of […]

How to Avoid Jet Lag

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How to Get from Newark Airport to Manhattan

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 lag. Usually getting […]

Harrods

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London Harrods

Perhaps the most famous department store in the world, Harrods is located in the u-market London neighbourhood of Kightsbridge. Founded in 1834 the store has been an international shopping destination for decades and last year boasted revenue upwards of £691 million! Spanning a 5-acre site and holding over one million square feet of selling space, […]