Monthly Archives:: March 2018

East River Ferry

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

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This post is about the East River Ferry service including information about tickets, schedules, routes and what there is to see along each route.  At just $2.75 per ticket, this is the cheapest boat ride in NYC – except for the free Staten Island Ferry, which is a New York City must-do! Overview How to […]

Best Washington DC Tourist Attraction Passes

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This post compares the different tourist attraction passes and combos that are available in Washington, DC, There is so much to see in the city – and luckily many sites have free admission! However, some of the best museums, such as the Newseum and the Spy Museum do have entrance fees.   Which one (if any) is […]

Top Things to Do in New York in May

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This post is about things to do in NYC in May, including a top 10 list as well as sections on free, family-friendly and nighttime things to do, updated for 2018. See our full listings of pay-what-you-wish walking tours by clicking here, and check our definitive Things to Do in NYC  guide. Top 10 Things to Do Night […]

New Orleans Swamp Tour Reviews

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New Orleans Swamp tour

This post is a review of the best New Orleans swamp tours available to you, including swamp and airboat tours, canoe and kayak trips as well as nighttime and free options. Many companies will pick you up from your hotel. And don’t forget to check out Free Tours by Foot’s cemetery, voodoo, ghost and other New Orleans […]

Things to do in Santa Monica and Venice Beach

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A visit to Los Angeles is hardly complete without a stop at two of the country’s most famous beaches! Located next to each other on the southwest side of LA, they offer activities and sights the whole family can enjoy. Getting There Santa Monica Venice Beach

The Best Los Angeles Tourist Passes Reviewed

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Los Angeles is the type of city that has a plethora of sights, entertainment attractions, and inspiring museums. If you plan to make the most out of your time here and visit as much as possible the admission fees can really add up! Though fear not, as there is a variety of tourist passes available […]

Buckingham Palace Tours

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London Buckingham Palace

This post covers how to take a tour of Buckingham Palace. We’ll offer tips on how to get there, what you will see, and how to make the most of your visit. While the palace itself is only open for tours during the summer, the Queen’s Gallery is open all year. Be sure to read our […]

Top Art Hotels in UAE

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The UAE has a growing reputation as an artistic destination. We ourselves have launched our Art Tours of Dubai, to help you explore the creative side of the city.  While you may expect to see art in museums and galleries, you might be unaware that certain hotels are incorporating art into the guest experience, allowing […]

Which New York Bus Tours Are Best?

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New York Bus Tours Reviewed

This post reviews and compares the various different bus tour options available to you in NYC, including hop-on-hop-off, fully guided, themed and night tours. So, which New York bus tour is best?  TIP:  Many of the bus tours mentioned below are included in one form or another with the New York tourist passes. Double Decker […]

Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tours

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Bureau of Engraving DC Tours

This post will show you how to get tickets to tour the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C., often confused with the U.S. Mint.  It is open for guided tours where you can see the process of how American currency is printed, secured from counterfeiting and destroyed.  Tickets are free, but you may need […]