Monthly Archives:: May 2016

Washington Square Park

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

New York Washington Square Park fotolia BrunoBernier

This park may be on the small side, at 9.75 acres, but it is one of the most easily recognizable spots in all of New York City.  The park is often bustling with both locals and tourists, and it is located right in the heart of one of New York’s great neighborhoods, Greenwich Village. Where […]

Topography of Terror

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Berlin Topography of Terror

This post is a preview of the Topography of Terror Museum.  Berlin is a city with an extremely troubling past. As the location of the Nazis rise to political power, Hitler’s command center during World War II, and a fractured city split into two by the Cold War-era Wall, modern Berlin has many difficult tales […]

The Palace of Whitehall – Banqueting House

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London river thames

The Palace of Whitehall, lost in a fire in the 17th century, was one of the largest and grandest palaces London had ever seen. Built nearly entirely out of gleaming white stone, the Palace of Whitehall was the site of celebrations, political manoeuvrings and even an execution. One part of the original palace still stands […]

Which Miami boat tour is right for you?

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As you can no doubt imagine, a city located near the ocean is going to have a lot of different boat tours. This is definitely true for Miami, but you might still be surprised at the wide variety of boating tours you can expect to find in the Magic City. In addition to several airboat […]

Top Things to do in Berlin at Night

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This post lists some of the top things to do in Berlin at night.  Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has established itself as one of Europe’s cultural and party hotspots. Unsurprisingly, the city lights up at night, with areas like Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, and Mitte at the center of the busy nightlife. However, Berlin’s […]

Monday Nights in Chicago

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Wondering how to spend your Monday night while in the Windy City?  There are countless delicious restaurants and bars to choose from, of course, but what about after dinner?  Most theatres are dark on Monday nights- meaning the lights are quite literally off and “dark” since there aren’t any shows.  Luckily, there are plenty of […]

GAY BERLIN: A GUIDE FOR LGBT TRAVELERS

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Gay Berlin Featured Image

Berlin is the self-proclaimed gay and lesbian capital of Europe. Given the large number of gay bars and parties, gay-friendly hotels, street festivals and large scale Pride events year round, Berlin is a mecca for LGBT travelers.  With so much to see and do, who has the time to go hunting around the internet? Once […]

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Brixton

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11 Things You Didn’t Know About Brixton For years Brixton has been one of London’s best kept secrets. A bohemian neighbourhood absolutely bursting with art, music, culture and fabulous food. Brixton has had a huge cultural and artistic impact on the world as this is where David Bowie, Adele, Danny Kirwin of Fleetwood Mac, and […]

Recorridos por el Big Ben y Torre Elizabeth

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London Big Ben

Para los millones de visitantes de todo el mundo, Londres está representada por un único edificio icónico: el Big Ben. Probablemente es el reloj más reconocible en el mundo, el Big Ben en Londres ha marcado la hora 16 pisos por encima de la calle desde mayo de 1859 y ¡tiene el honor de ser […]

Reviewing the Best London Helicopter Flights and Tours

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This post is a review of your options for the best London helicopter rides and tours.  Obviously we love to see London by foot, but sometimes it’s fun to get a totally different view! If you’ve ever wanted to get a birds-eye view of our favourite city, then check out our guide below for the […]