Monthly Archives:: April 2015

Guide Spotlight: New York City’s Meredith

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Free Tours by Foot thought you should know more about who we are! Our tours would not be so highly rated if it weren’t for our guides – the passion, knowledge and fun they bring to our tours. We’ll be featuring more information about our great guides in each city over the coming months. Originally […]

The Capital Wheel at National Harbor

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From our DC Tourism Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Washington DC attractions. There is an exciting new way to view the nation’s capital – the Capital Wheel at National Harbor, similar to the London Eye. The observation wheel soars 180 feet over the National Harbor and the Potomac River, and […]

London Under £100 a Day

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London on a budget 6 days

How to spend 6 days on a £100 a day budget in London London is notoriously expensive, but it is possible to visit the city on a budget! What follows here are a selection of 1-day itineraries that will have you seeing the best London has to offer, for well under £100 a day! Either […]

Oyster Card or Travelcard | Which Is Best?

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Oyster Card or Travel Card

This post compares the Oyster Card vs. the Travelcard to help you decide which one is best for you. When it comes to traveling around London, public transport is the easiest, cheapest, and most authentic way to go. To get the best value for your money when moving through the capital, it’s always worth checking […]

London Itineraries for Museum Lovers

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London Itineraries for Museum Lovers – How to spend up to 5 days in London’s best museums. London is home to some of the largest and most interesting museums in the world. From ancient artefacts to natural curiosities, British paraphernalia to pieces from around the world – there is a museum for everyone in London! Best […]

Things to Do in the Rain in Chicago

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Chicago Walking Tours

Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions Chicago’s weather can be hard to predict.  We have a saying here in Chicago that goes “If you don’t like the weather, wait 10 minutes.”  And it is true!  You can experience rain, sun, fog, humidity, hot, cold, […]

Top 7 Things to Do like a Local in Chicago

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Welcome to Chicago!  The tourist destinations in the Windy City are AMAZING!  There is a reason why so many people from all over the world visit Millennium Park, the Sears Tower, the Field Museum, etc.  However, if you come to Chicago and want to “explore Chicago like a local”, here are the top 7 things […]

Washington, DC Running Tours

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You’re on vacation and you’ve taken up precious space in your suitcase for your sneakers and workout gear. You WILL continue your morning jogs, even in D.C. on the family trip, or the conference…. and then the week is over and you never even tied up those laces. It happens to all of us but […]

Self-Guided U Street Food and History Tour

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Once known as “Black Broadway,” U Street remains a trove of the capital’s African American history. The neighborhood first developed during the Civil War, as the city’s population jumped from 70,000 residents to over 200,000. Once the streetcars were completed on 14th and 7th streets, the U Street neighborhood became much more accessible. In 1865, the […]

What is the weather like in Washington, DC during July?

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July in the Nation’s Capital tends to be warm with periods of hot weather and the occasional thunderstorm. Early morning low temperatures will be mostly in the upper 60s F to lower 70s F (20-22C) but can occasionally dip to into the low to mid 60s F (17-18C). Afternoons tend to get very warm, mostly […]