Monthly Archives:: October 2015

Things to See in Faubourg Marigny | A Self Guided Tour

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Things to see in Marigny

Bounded by Elysian Fields and Esplanade Avenue, the Faubourg Marigny is one of New Orleans’ oldest neighborhoods. Originally it was a prosperous plantation, and much the old French colonial buildings were constructed from cypress trees cut to clear the land. The plantation later specialized in brick laying. The owner in 1805 was Bernard de Marigny. […]

Jewish Berlin Tour | Self-Guided

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This self-guided Jewish Berlin Tour gives a short overview of the major sights in Jewish history in Berlin. For centuries, Berlin had a vibrant Jewish culture and was the birth place of important Jewish movements such as the Jewish Enlightenment in the 17th Century and the Reform and Modern Orthodox movements. Despite times of hardship, […]

Experiencia Harlem Gospel

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[in English] Harlem es conocido por su cultura única célebre, su profunda historia, y su escena musical ilustre. Cuando piensas en Harlem, las artes están en la vanguardia de su mente. Al tomar este tour, explorarás el arte del canto, la danza, la literatura, la arquitectura e incluso tendrás la oportunidad de apreciar el arte […]

Easy (and Affordable) Day Trips From London

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This post will provide information about some of the best day trips you can take from London. Each of the locations included are popular destinations, and most outings include both transportation and a tour. Stonehenge Cambridge Oxford Bath Windsor Castle Harry Potter Studios Brighton Canterbury Bristol Downton Abbey Paris     STONEHENGE DAY TRIPS If […]

Using Uber in New York City

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This post is about using Uber in NYC. We include information on how to take an Uber from the 3 major airports. We also compare Uber cars and yellow taxis. Lastly, we provide information on the many ways you can travel around the city. Overview  Uber from New York Airports Uber vs. Taxis Getting Around […]

¿Cuál es el mejor tour en helicóptero en Nueva York?

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New York Helicopter tours

Manhattan cuenta con uno de los paisajes urbanos más famosos del mundo. Un viaje a la cima del Top of the Rock o el edificio del Empire State permite a los visitantes una vista de la isla. Sin embargo, nada permite una vista como la de un pájaro de la ciudad de Nueva York como […]

Spandauer Vorstadt – Self-guided tour of Historic Old Berlin

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Berlin Old historic Spandauer Vorstadt - banner

While the old historic center of Berlin was destroyed in World War II and most of the buildings are reconstructions, the Spandauer Vorstadt, between Alexanderplatz and the theater district (e.g. Friedrichstadtpalast with its Las Vegas-like shows) has the real old houses from the 18th and 19th century. This neighborhood had also been the center of […]

Self Guided Berlin Walking Tours

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Berlin Walking Tours

We are happy to have produced several self guided Berlin walking tours and our collection is growing.  We designed these self guided tours to be used on your own time and your own pace or as companion pieces on our guided tours. Some tours are only available as a self-guided tour.  We hope these tours are helpful to you. […]

Self Guided Tour Berlin Friedrichshain

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tour Berlin Friedrichshain

Berlin’s district Friedrichshain is trendy and rough, with lots of graffiti and a distinct East German charm and an off-beat alternative culture. It’s very low key, and not yet as commercialized with a big student population, low rents, but also a rich history in working class roots. Come and explore this district on a self-guided […]

Gramercy Park and Union Square Tour

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New York gramercy park union square

This is a self-guided tour that covers three separate New York City neighborhoods: Gramercy Park, Union Square and and the Stuyvesant Square, all are historic districts.   This tour should take you between 90 minutes and 2 hours to complete.  You may want to consider combining this with our self-guided Flatiron District tour or any of […]