Monthly Archives:: November 2015

Where Are the Best Places for Ice Skating in London?

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Ice skating in the city

Every year, London plays host to some of the best ice skating rinks in the country – and 2015 is no exception! Check out our list of the best places for ice skating in London. Also check our full guide Christmas in London, as well as our other posts on the holidays in London:  Where to See Christmas […]

Hop On Hop Off New Orleans Bus Tours And More

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Which New Orleans Bus Tours Are Best?

This post reviews and compares the various bus tours in New Orleans, including our pay-what-you-like version.  There are many options to choose from if one is looking for a bus tour in the Crescent City, from hop-on, hop-off to fully guided tours.  Most tours last approximately 3 hours and most companies focus on offering basic […]

Discounts for Ripley’s Believe It or Not in New York

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

If you are in the mood for the odd and unusual, check out the museum called Ripley’s Believe It or Not! at Times Square. More than 500 real artifacts, wildly fun interactive experiences, and 20 themed galleries of strange and fascinating things in this interactive museum.  You’ll find rooms bursting with weird, wacky and unusual objects […]

New Orleans Civil War Tour

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New Orleans Tours

Unlike the War of 1812, New Orleans did not see major fighting during the American Civil War. Yet, the city was the largest in the South. It was a commercial, shipping and manufacturing center without equal in Dixie. The Union coveted the city, and sent major army and naval units to complete this task. In […]

American Museum of Natural History Discounts and Coupons

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Museum of Natural History Discounts and Coupons

This post lists below several discount opportunities to for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.  The Museum operates on a pay-what-you-like model (like our tours), but it does have a ‘suggested admission’ policy. The AMNH has a suggested admission price of Adult $22 / Child (2-12) $12.50 / Senior & Student $17.  You […]

Lincoln Center Tour Discounts

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Lincoln Center Tour – starting from the David Rubenstein Atrium Zucker Box Office located at Broadway between 62nd and 63rd streets. Tours typically visit up to 3 of our venues where a spectacular range of artists have performed, These venues are also home to our resident organizations, including the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Metropolitan […]

Madison Square Garden All Access Tour

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One of the most famous sports and music venues in the world, Madison Square Garden All Access Tour gives you the insider scoop on this legendary arena. This post gives you the essential information to take this tour, as well as how to get discounts on tickets! A 75 minute tour where you explore exclusive VIP areas […]

Esplanade Avenue & Bayou St. John Self Guided Tour

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Esplanade Avenue Bayou St. John banner

One reason the French decided to settle New Orleans was the nearby Bayou St. John, a sluggish outlet of nearby Lake Pontchartrain. The waterway skirted the relative high ground of the Esplanade Ridge, which stretched down toward the city. Here in this area the first French settlers established a camp. Here is where the French first […]

Visiting Arlington National Cemetery with Kids

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Arlington National Cemetery is one of the most visited sites on a trip to Washington, DC. However, with its meaningful and somber story it can be overwhelming for younger visitors. Don’t let that stop you from sharing the stories and history of this incredible place to visit and learn.