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[VIDEO] East London Walking Tour with Lunch

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Take the guided walk through the heartland of the City of London and savour the splendour of the monuments to Britain’s imperial past. Wander through cobbled streets and alleyways and be transported back in time from Saxon and Roman London to the present where towering skyscrapers stand as symbols to London’s financial strength. Finish in […]

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March 20, 2012 by | 1 Comment

[VIDEO] Acropolis Walking Tour

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Nothing is quite as exciting as exciting as familiarizing yourself with one of with one of civilization’s most historic and beautiful sites, and in Athens, Greece, you are at the pinnacle.

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February 22, 2012 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] Acropolis Walking Tour

5 Unexpected Highlights of Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Night Cruise

In many ways, Budapest is a perfect city break destination. Like many perennial favourites, it is pretty – there are numerous spots for the postcard shot – but there’s also plenty to do. The city has two distinctive characters, split by the River Danube. On the western bank there is staid, leafy and traditional Buda. […]

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February 7, 2012 by | Comments Off on 5 Unexpected Highlights of Budapest, Hungary

[VIDEO] Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica

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The Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica is a tour of amazing contrasts. The first part covers the most important attractions in Venice around the bustling Piazza San Marco. In the second, you negotiate the labyrinth of alleyways and bridges over the canals to quiet secluded places and beautiful squares (campos) […]

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November 16, 2011 by | 1 Comment

[VIDEO] Jack the Ripper and London Ghost Walk

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If you want to learn about the ghost that still stalks the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and London‘s most notorious killer, Jack the Ripper, the Jack the Ripper and London Ghost Walk is for you.

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October 26, 2011 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] Jack the Ripper and London Ghost Walk

Highlights of UNESCO’s Latest World Heritage Inscriptions

Inside the Sanctuary of San Michele in Italy - photo courtesy of g.sighele via Creative Commons

Lots of travel fanatics automatically draw circles around every UNESCO World Heritage Site in their travel guides, as inclusion on their list is a near-guarantee for cultural importance and stunning beauty. UNESCO’s list expanded with 25 new listings in July, creating a total of 936 sites, so there is a lot to choose from. As […]

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October 6, 2011 by | Comments Off on Highlights of UNESCO’s Latest World Heritage Inscriptions

Balloons, Bars, and Ballistics in Dallas

Exterior of the Sixth Floor Museum

To say that this wasn’t what I expected from Dallas would be an understatement. Downstairs at the Nasher Sculpture Center, I’m met with a room that contains a glass wall and door. It is full, pretty much floor to ceiling, with golden balloons.

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September 23, 2011 by | Comments Off on Balloons, Bars, and Ballistics in Dallas

[VIDEO] Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

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Escape into the myriad of alleyways in San Marco, explore hidden Venice and glide effortlessly on a gondola down the Grand Canal. Learn the secrets of the construction of this jewel of the Adriatic and the race against time to preserve it and all its splendid magnificence. The Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride starts […]

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September 16, 2011 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride

Top 6 Summer Activities & Events in Boston

Fenway Park

Summer is in full swing in Boston, and the city keeps a busy schedule right through Labor Day. Whether you come to Beantown for a week or weekend, you’ll find plenty of activities, from Red Sox games and concerts on the waterfront to neighborhood walking tours and picnics at the Boston Common. Get out on […]

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August 5, 2011 by | Comments Off on Top 6 Summer Activities & Events in Boston

A Walking Tour of Santo Domingo’s Old Town

Alcazar de Colon

Santo Domingo teems with Spanish Colonial History, and nowhere is this more evident than in the city’s Zona Colonial, the district that comprises Santo Domingo’s Old Town. Here, cobblestone streets reminiscent of the French Quarter in New Orleans wind their way through this historic treasure trove of monuments, churches, and museums. Here, you’ll stroll down […]

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April 21, 2011 by | Comments Off on A Walking Tour of Santo Domingo’s Old Town