Monthly Archives:: November 2013

Visit Lake Michigan Chicago

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Chicago Michigan Lake panorama

Even if you visit Chicago in the depth of winter, you need to walk to the shore and visit Lake Michigan Chicago. Our Michigan Ave Tour ends on the Navy Pier along the lake for a majestic view and the weekly fireworks in summer. “Lake” is a misnomer, because Michigan is really a vast inland […]

London Monopoly – Greens

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Monopoly space of reds

London Monopoly Although an American invention, Monopoly is a popular board game the world over. In the United Kingdom there are a number of Monopoly games available, but easily the most popular version is set in the capital: London. The majority of properties represented on the Monopoly board are still in existence today and can […]

Belmont Avenue – Chicago

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Chicago EL trains

Every visitor to Chicago should take a ride on the El. But where to? One great destination is Belmont Avenue, on the Brown line. Board the KIMBALL train at any station on the downtown el structure, ride about 20 minutes, and there you are! Look for the huge mural of St. Vincent as the train […]

London Monopoly – Yellows

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Monopoly space of reds

London Monopoly Although an American invention, Monopoly is a popular board game the world over. In the United Kingdom there are a number of Monopoly games available, but easily the most popular version is set in the capital: London. The majority of properties represented on the Monopoly board are still in existence today and can […]

Washington DC events to honor the 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy assassination

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JFK grave arlington

This Friday, November 22, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and to celebrate this important milestone, we’ve put together a list of Kennedy related sites in Washington, DC, and a list of events commemorating the event.  JFK lived in Washington starting in 1946, when he was first elected to […]

Boston events to honor the the 50th Anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.

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This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination, November 22, 1963.  Despite the passage of 50 years, JFK’s legacy is alive and well in Boston, his hometown.  To mark the event there are a number of places in the city that are having events related to Kennedy and his legacy, and […]

London Medical Museums

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London Skyline with City in the background

For those visiting London, there are a number of first-class world-renown museums to visit. However, if you are interested in hidden treasures and experiences off the beaten tourist track, then London has you covered there, too!  From little-known collections to oddities and curiosities, when you’re on the hunt for an exceptional experience, look no further […]

London Monopoly – Reds

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Monopoly space of reds

London Monopoly Although an American invention, Monopoly is a popular board game the world over. In the United Kingdom there are a number of Monopoly games available, but easily the most popular version is set in the capital: London. The majority of properties represented on the Monopoly board are still in existence today and can […]

Jewelers Building – Chicago

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Chicago Fountain panorama

Take in the sweep of the buildings along the Chicago River! You’d be a rare person, indeed, if your eye weren’t drawn to 35 East Wacker Drive. Vintage 1927, this building screams character. High art deco, the ornamentation is bound to bring a smile to your face. Originally named the Jewelers Building, this beauty housed […]

New Charleston Walking Tours!

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To add to our current Four Corners of Law and Historic Charleston tours, we are working on a few options for new Charleston walking tours – let us know what YOU think we should add to the schedule! Civil War Tours: Come to Charleston to see and where the fighting of the Civil War began […]