Monthly Archives:: November 2017

Things to do in January in New Orleans

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This post, updated for 2018, covers things to do in January in New Orleans, including a top 10 list, some free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids.  January marks the start of Carnival Season, which ends on Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras Day), so January means parades and celebrations.  If you […]

Things to Do in San Francisco

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This post has information on the best things to do in San Francisco. Below you can find links to information on the city’s top attractions, museums, points of interest, kid-friendly activities, and suggestions for things to do at night.   Top 10 Free Things to Do Night Activities Family-Friendly By Month/By Area Suggested Itineraries   […]

The February Weather in London

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London St. Pauls

This post is an overview of the February weather in London, with tips on how to dress and things to do, including things to do at night, with kids and for free.  If you will be in London at the start or end of the month, then you should also read our reports on the weather in […]

What Is the Weather in San Francisco in January?

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This post summarizes the San Francisco weather in January, with tips on how to dress and things to do.  January is a relatively mild month for San Francisco, especially when compared to other U.S. cities.  You may find our weather in December post also helpful. Temperatures How Much Sun + Rain What to Wear Things […]

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, […]

Should I Take a Beverly Hills Celebrity Homes Tour?

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This post will focus on celebrity home tours in Beverly Hills. As you may know, several notable stars live in the Beverly Hills area. Unfortunately, celebrities don’t always live right next to each other, so it’s not always easy to find their homes. As a result, several tour companies have made a name for themselves […]

Which Hollywood Studio Tours Are the Best?

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This post covers the most enjoyable movie studio tours in Hollywood. With so many historic studios in the area, it might be difficult to pick just one to visit. Interestingly enough, there are quite a few differences between the tours offered at each studio, and that should make it easier to figure out which tour […]

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.  […]