Monthly Archives:: December 2015

Check Out the Best San Francisco Christmas Lights

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One of the greatest things about spending the holidays out here is visiting the best San Francisco Christmas lights all around the city. For all the travelers visiting our fair city over the holidays, your loyal guides at Free Tours by Foot San Francisco have gathered a list of their favorite San Francisco Christmas lights […]

Covent Garden Food Tour

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Covent Garden Food tour banner

Self-Guided Covent Garden Food Tour London is a culinary capital and food tours here are becoming more and more popular. But at Free Tours By Foot we think paying upwards of £50.00 for a food tour isn’t necessarily affordable and value for money. So we’ve put together a self-guided Covent Garden food tour that is […]

What was the Great San Francisco Diamond Hoax?

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(Note: This post refers to the Diamond Hoax of 1872, a story on our Secrets, Scandals, and Scoundrels of San Francisco tour. Click to learn more about that tour, or sign up today!) In 1872, William Ralston was the richest man in California. After missing out on the California Gold Rush, he had struck it […]

Eyeskate at the London Eye Frostival

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London Eye Christmas

This year in London, the Coca-Cola London Eye is holding a Frostival on the banks of the river Thames! This is a winter fete for both adults and children which contains one of the best ice skating rinks in town! Guests to the Eyeskate are given a 45 minute time slot to skate underneath the […]

Which NYC Subway App is Best?

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NYC Subway Guide

This post lists the best apps to navigate public transportation in New York City. Most are free and it’s quite amazing how good they are.  These apps (for both iOS and Android) are among the best and can save you lots of time and confusion, leaving you more time to enjoy the city’s sights and […]

Chicago Segway Tours

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Chicago Segway tours are another great way to see the sights around the Windy City, in addition to our Chicago Walking Tours! You’ve likely seen lines of single file segways weaving through the city. If you’ve ever thought “Wow, that looks fun!” well, then, we have got you covered. Free Tours by Foot has partnered […]

London Black Cab Tours

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London Black Cab

Famous the world over, London black cabs are iconic symbols of our city, right alongside red telephone boxes and Big Ben. It is estimated that today there are over 22,000 black cabs operating in London and, despite the name, they don’t necessarily need to be painted black and you will see cabs of different colours […]

Chicago Theater District Tour

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Chicago Theater District Tour

This tour will explore the downtown Theater District and the gorgeous architecture of the old movie palaces and concert venues.  There are many other gorgeous theater buildings and incredible theater companies in other areas of Chicago. Be sure to also check out our full selection of self-guided tours of Chicago. ++Tip: If you are looking […]

Kennedy Family Sights in Boston

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The streets of Boston are jam packed with history, and since its founding in 1630, authors, professors, politicians, and revolutionaries have left their marks on these historic cobblestone streets.  However, there is no Bostonian name more known throughout the world than Kennedy.  Using this guide you can walk in the same path, check out some John F. […]

Self Guided Tour of White House & Lafayette Park

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Washington DC White House

While the White House remains the epicenter of political life in Washington, DC, the neighborhood that it is embedded in compliments its centuries old history and its present-day relevance. So when you do plan your visit to the White House, make sure you spare some time to explore the sites immediately surrounding the White House […]