Monthly Archives:: November 2017

Dubai Pearl Museum

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In the city of Dubai, there lies a hidden gem – well, technically, an entire trove of them. Tucked away in Deira, in the headquarters of Emirates National Bank, lies the Dubai Pearl Museum. It is a one-of-a-kind attraction celebrating the UAE’s pearl-diving heritage. Before the oil boom hit the UAE, the area was known […]

Best Things to do at Pier 39

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  As we mentioned in our Top 10 Things to Do in San Francisco post, Pier 39 is full of fun and exciting activities for the whole family. And with so many shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, sights and experiences, we have created a list of the best things to do at Pier 39. Note: Some […]

New Orleans Cemetery Guide

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New Orleans Cemetery Guide

This post is a practical guide to visiting cemeteries in New Orleans, with tips on which to choose as well as explanations of what you will see. There are over 40 cemeteries in New Orleans, each with its own charm and personality. One, St. Louis Cemetery #1, allows entry only licensed tour companies, like us, […]

12 Grimmauld Place – Harry Potter London

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Where is 12 Grimmult Place

This post is a how to find Number 12 Grimmauld Place.  In the world of Harry Potter, Number 12 Grimmauld Place is important for two reasons: Firstly, it serves as the headquarters for the Order of the Phoenix and secondly because Sirius wills it to Harry after he dies, making it Harry’s first true home.  […]

Things to Do in Battery Park

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This post is about Battery Park, how to get there, and things to see and do once you are there. Most people quickly pass through on their way to the Statue of Liberty departure point, but the Battery itself is worth some of your time. You can find incredible vistas of the harbor and the Statue […]

Plan Your Visit to the National Archives

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National Archives Tickets and Tours

This post is about visiting the National Archives in Washington, DC, how to plan your visit, what there is to see.  Though most visitors come to see the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, there really is plenty more to experience, such as a copy of the Magna Carta.   Plan Your Visit Charters of […]

La Perle By Dragone

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Whether it’s the fabulous fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve or the daily water and light shows at the Dubai Fountain, Dubai is a city that loves a spectacle. That’s why we are so excited about the La Perle show, which is set to be the city’s first resident show. We’ve got all the information […]

GPS Audio Tours of New Orleans

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Taking a guided walking tour of New Orleans isn’t the only way to experience parts of this great city, but it’s arguably the best way for those who want flexibility in their schedules.  But what if you can’t take one of our guided walks? No problem, we have partnered with our friends at Atlantis Audio […]

Best Historic Bars in Chicago 2017

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Chicago has a rich history, and a rich drinking history at that. These are our best Bars in Chicago- from historic bars, to game bars, to best happy hour. As a center for agricultural trade in the Midwest, Chicago became a natural spot for the manufacturing of liquor.  The social demand for alcohol in the […]

French Quarter Creole Christmas

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French Quarter Creole Christmas Tour

New Orleans does things different than just about any city.  So why would Christmas be any different?  Christmas in New Orleans is like no other – the lights, the decorations, and the traditions. In a word – magical!  Join Free Tours by Foot for a holiday waltz through the French Quarter, as we explore the history […]