Monthly Archives:: December 2015

Maps of Lower Manhattan

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This post contains a compilation several maps of Lower Manhattan that we created to help you find out what there is to see and do in this NYC district, to help you plan your visit.  We focus on tourist attractions, but we also have a map of subway stations.  You might be interested in our detailed self-guided […]

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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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 Greenwich Village Food Tours Are Best?

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Greenwich Village Food Tour

This post compares and reviews the various Greenwich Village food tours, including our pay-what-you-wish version. All tour companies below are highly rated, but each stands out in their own way. A word of advice: taking a food tour at the beginning of your trip provides you with not only a historical frame of reference in the […]

Which Berlin Bike Tours Are Best?

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This post reviews and compares the various different Berlin bike tours available to you.  Believe it or not, there are quite a few guided bike tours in English – not only in the city center, but also in more remote neighborhoods.   Some providers specialize in bike tours, while others offer walking tours as well. […]

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 […]

New Orleans Segway Tour

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A New Orleans Segway tour are another great way to see the sights around the Big Easy, in addition to our New Orleans 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 […]