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5 Unusual Ways of Seeing New York City

If you ever want to be completely overwhelmed, then New York City is probably the place to go to. It is the ultimate intense metropolis, with images, sounds and smells bombarding you around every corner. The height and the density of the buildings can be intimidating as well as exciting. And there are two ways of dealing with it – the first is to throw yourself right on in there; the second is to go for a slightly unusual perspective

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October 27, 2010 by | 0 Comments

Chicago: The Best-Looking Skyline in the World

Chicago has the world’s greatest skyline. Yes, it’s a bold claim, but it’s rare to find anyone who will manage to go to Chicago and not be wowed by the buildings that dominate its centre.

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October 26, 2010 by | 3 Comments

Review: The Lion King at Mandalay Bay

The Lion King show at Mandalay Bay is an identical rendition of the highly acclaimed 1994 Disney film and dazzles with its extraordinary cast, exceptional musical production and emotional storyline.

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October 25, 2010 by | 0 Comments

Welcome to Tillicum Village, Seattle

Halfway through our scrumptious salmon dinner on the Tillicum Village Tour, my Darling said to me “this review is writing itself isn’t it?” OK, well I wouldn’t go that far but yes, this tour was easy to like. We found the starting point easily.

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October 21, 2010 by | 1 Comment

Washington DC, Done a little Differently

Washington DC isn’t really a city where you have to veer away from the well-trodden path if you don’t want to. The obvious attractions in the US capital are so good that you can quite happily spend a few days ambling around them as a blissfully happy member of the herd.

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October 20, 2010 by | 0 Comments

Highlights of Harlem, New York City

There are few parts – if any – of New York City that can instantly evoke an atmosphere like Harlem. Through its history as a music and nightlife hotspot, as well as being a notorious cultural melting pot, this part of uptown Manhattan has long held a fascination for visitors.

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October 19, 2010 by | 0 Comments

Washington DC: The World of Espionage

In Washington DC, it appears, you should really trust no-one. According to the less-than-secretive International Spy Museum, there are more spies in the US capital than any other city in the world. And, going by the exhibits within the museum, this has long since been the case.

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October 13, 2010 by | 0 Comments

[Video] Strain Your Neck in Muir Woods

There isn’t much happening at ground level in Muir Woods, although if you visit towards the end of May you might be lucky enough to see the Ladybug migration, which really is a sight to behold. But don’t worry if you’re in San Francisco at some other time of year: Muir Woods is still an amazing attraction, although you may strain your neck looking up at the trees.

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October 12, 2010 by | 0 Comments

Philadelphia’s Old City: A History Lesson

Coming from a schooling system where American history is skimmed over at best, and often not covered at all, it can be difficult to understand why the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution are held to be almost sacred texts. Visiting Philadelphia, therefore, can be something of a curiosity for a non-American traveler.

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October 7, 2010 by | 0 Comments

[Contest] Win Tickets to Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ranch Adventure

Take a breathtaking helicopter flight below the Grand Canyon’s rim, and enjoy a meal and entertainment at the exclusive Grand Canyon West Ranch! Viator is giving away 1 pair of tickets to our Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ranch Adventure.

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September 30, 2010 by | 143 Comments

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