Stephen Pickhardt

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18 noviembre 2014
The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain

Few British royals have ever captured the hearts of the public as quickly and as completely as Princess Diana. From her debut on the world stage during her 1981 marriage to Charles, the Prince of Wales, to her untimely death in a Paris car crash in 1997, the world was obsessed with Princess Diana. In […]

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11 noviembre 2014
London Events in November

When the clocks have gone back and the evenings draw in, the temperature slowly drops and London’s festive season comes to life! There’s no shortage of things to do, places to go, and fun to have here in November.   Regent Street Motor Show – On the day of the Motor Show, Regent Street will […]

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10 noviembre 2014
Thanksgiving in London

A yearly tradition for millions of Americans, Thanksgiving conjures up images of family, food, feasting and festivities. For Americans who find themselves in London this coming November – it is still possible to celebrate! For the large numbers of people who have left the United States and now call the United Kingdom home, or for […]

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9 noviembre 2014
Temple Church London and the Da Vinci Code

A hidden gem tucked away inside one of the Inns of Court, Temple Church is a beautiful 12th-century church. Members of the public can not only visit the church but can often attend concerts that take place inside. Easily accessible from Fleet Street on Mondays-Fridays, it’s a bit harder to find it on the weekends […]

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2 noviembre 2014
Hampton Court Palace | Tickets and Discounts

This post provides details about Hampton Court Palace, including how to get tickets, what to see there, tours of the landmark, and other details you might want to know in order to plan out your trip. Overview Tickets & Tours Discounts Plan Your Trip Things to See Here Other Royal Palaces Overview Lying on the […]

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30 octubre 2014
Six Wives of Henry VIII

“Divorced, Beheaded, Died - Divorced, Beheaded, Survived” King Henry VIII (28 June 1491 - 28 January 1547) is one of our most well-known monarchs. As a young prince he was considered chivalrous, handsome, benevolent and intelligent - the perfect King. But as Henry’s life and reign went on, public perception of him changed. Nowadays he […]

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27 octubre 2014
Self-Guided Kreuzberg Walking Tour

Kreuzberg is named after the hill with the cross ("cross mountain") where this tour ends It is a Berlin district that has enjoyed more and more popularity. Kreuzberg can be divided into east Kreuzberg, more unkempt and rich in immigration (the former SO36 postal code also gives a nickname to the area), as well as […]

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21 octubre 2014
Wellington Arch

Another London arch sitting in the midst of a roundabout, Wellington Arch has also been known as Constitution Arch or the Green Park Arch. While Marble Arch sits at the top of Park Lane, Wellington Arch is situated at the bottom and today acts as an ‘entrance’ to Green Park - much in the way […]

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11 octubre 2014
Halloween in Chicago

Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions It’s getting spooky in the windy city, and just in time for the season we have our newest and seasonal tour edition to offer.  Our very own pay-what-you-like GHOST TOUR for a thrill-filled look at the haunting history […]

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6 octubre 2014
Top 10 things to do in Chicago in Fall!

Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions Here are our Top 10 things to do in Chicago this Fall. Do it while the sun is still out! 1) Go to one of the downtown Chicago Farmer’s Markets and enjoy a crisp local apple or basket […]

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3 octubre 2014
Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem

Looking for a great place to eat in Harlem? A popular yet affordable place that’s rich in culture and history? Why not head up to Sylvia’s Restaurant in the heart of where the Harlem Renaissance took place.  Sylvia’s is simply a must have to really experience the Harlem culture. And is surprisingly reasonably priced for […]

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21 septiembre 2014
The Ramble

Between 73rd and 78th streets, located just north of The Lake and south of The Great Lawn, The Ramble is a 38-acre get-away from the hustle and bustle of the city. One of the main features of Central Park, it was also one of the first parts of the park to be built. With winding, […]

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17 septiembre 2014
Guia de Estación Central en Nueva York

Read this guide in English La Historia Grand Central Terminal fue inaugurada el 2 de febrero de 1913. Antes de la apertura de este hermoso edificion en estilo Beaux-Arts, hubo dos estaciones anteriores en este sitio: Grand Central Depot y la estación Grand Central. Los edificios anteriores servían para unir a todas las líneas ferroviarias […]

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15 septiembre 2014
Fraunces Tavern Museum | Historic New York Pub

At 54 Pearl Street, at the corner of Pearl and Broad, you will find Fraunces Tavern.  It is a pretty yellow and red brick structure that looks like it has been plucked from the 18th century and put down in modern New York.  It stands out among some of its more contemporary neighbors, such as […]

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8 septiembre 2014
Chicago's Nicknames

What's in a name? Plenty! Take Chicago, for example. Have you ever thought about the origins of Chicago’s nicknames or even the meaning behind the word “Chicago?”“The Windy City” is “Second to None”which is why it is “My Kind of Town.” Which is your favorite? Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, […]

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6 septiembre 2014
Central Park Belvedere Castle

Central Park Belvedere Castle: This small castle offers sightseers breathtakingly, picturesque views of Central Park. Designed in 1869 as a lookout by Central Park’s co-designer Calvert Vaux and Jacob Wrey Mould, the structure sits on Vista Rock, nestled next to the serene Turtle Pond and famous Delcort Theater.  The Italian translation of the castle’s name […]

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