Monthly Archives:: February 2017

Reviews of the Best Sonoma Wine Tours

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This post compares and reviews wine tours around Sonoma. There are many companies leading both group and private wine tours of the area. The cost of each tour, the pick-up/drop-off locations, and the featured vineyards all vary immensely depending on which tour you select. We hope that this post encourages you to visit and helps you […]

St. James’s Palace | Changing of the Guard

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St. James Palace London

This post shows you how to get to St. James’s Palace in London and explains where to witness the Changing of the Guard.  Tucked away on a side street in the district of Mayfair and St. James, the Palace is a fine example of surviving Tudor architecture. St. James’s Palace is a stop on our […]

Which Lower Manhattan Tour is Best for You?

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Lower Manhattan tour

This post compares and reviews the various different tours of Lower Manhattan available to you, including our pay-what-you-like tours. We now have a GPS-enabled audio tour of Lower Manhattan, led by one of our tour guides, that you could take with you anytime. Walking Tours Bus + Bike Tours Boat + Helicopter Tours Wall Street Finance […]

Reviews of the Best Napa Valley Wine Tours

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This post compares and reviews  wine tours to and of Napa Valley. The area is a beautiful part of California that boasts some of the most impressive wineries in the country. There are many companies leading both group and private wine tours of the area. The cost of each tour, the pick-up/drop-off locations, and the featured vineyards […]

San Francisco Bay Cruises: Blue & Gold or Red & White Fleet?

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The following post compares Blue & Gold Fleet and Red & White Fleet, the 2 leading San Francisco Bay cruise and sightseeing companies. Both offer high quality tours of the Bay area and share many similarities. However, there are a few notable differences between the companies that might make one more suitable than the other, […]

Visiting London’s First Cat Cafe

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Tucked away off of Brick Lane in Shoreditch is a new cafe that everyone agrees is truly the cat’s meow. Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is London’s first and only cat cafe. It is home to 13 rescue cats, each of whom was either adopted from a shelter or abandoned by their owners under varying circumstances. Visitors to […]

San Francisco to Muir Woods Tours Reviewed

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This post compares and reviews tours to and from Muir Woods, including organized tours from San Francisco as well as how to visit on your own.  Be sure to read our post on all things to do in San Francisco. Why Visit Getting There Tours from San Francisco Combo Passes/Discounts Free Tours by Foot Wine Tours […]

Tenement Museum in New York City

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Tenement Feature Image

The Tenement Museum, located at 97 Orchard Street, is a must see for anyone visiting the Lower East Side.  Built in 1863, this tenement style apartment building served as a residence for approximately 7,000 immigrants from the time it was built all the way into the 1930’s. In an effort to preserve the history of […]

Best Washington DC Bike Rentals and Tours

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While some people enjoy walking tours, others might find it difficult to walk around our nation’s capital.  Although any of the monuments and memorials in Washington DC can only be accessed via foot, most bike tours will get you close enough to hop off and walk to each landmark on your journey. This post compares and […]

New York to Washington DC by Bus

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Bus NYC to DC

This post reviews the various bus companies that offer bus service between NYC and DC.  We compare the average prices, length of journey, availability of basic facilities (such as Wifi and luggage storage), and arrival/departure locations. With so many different bus companies operating between the cities, it is hard to know which one offers the best […]