Monthly Archives:: December 2013

The Charleston Single House

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Charleston Tours

One of the first things visitors to Charleston notice is the number of long and narrow homes that display beautiful covered porches.  The Charleston Single house is an icon of Charleston Architecture.  The construction of Charleston single houses dates back to near the origins of the City of Charles Town in the 1680s.  The single […]

The Difference Between Cajun And Creole

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Creole cajun food New Orleans

When we at Free Tours by Foot New Orleans ask tour guests why they chose to visit the Big Easy, we almost always hear back, “the food!”. Then the conversation begins as to what is the difference between Creole and Cajun Cuisine. Let us attempt to define the similarities and differences between the two styles […]

Things To Do On New Year’s Eve In Charleston 2017

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Rainbow Row in Charleston

There are many things to do on New Year’s Eve in Charleston for 2017. Many people think of Charleston, SC, as one of the most romantic cities within the United States. This city isn’t only beautiful, it is also very old since it dates back to the 1670s. One of the best things about visiting […]

Visiting Historic Charleston City Market

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Charleston Tours

Visiting Historic Charleston City Market is a staple on most Charleston visitors’ itineraries when in the city.  It’s a great place to spend an hour or so browsing the wares and certainly for people watching.  Open 364 days a year from 9:30 am until 6:00 pm. Market Hall, built in 1841 and designed by Edward […]

Free Things To Do On New Year’s Eve In London

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New Years Eve Fireworks London

Every year brings around the same old question, “What are you doing for New Years?” Well, if you are lucky enough to be spending the night in London on the 31st of December, then we’ve got you covered!  Traditionally, the New Year is brought in with style in Westminster, with a fireworks display over the River Thames and the […]

Algiers Point Walking Tours and Things to Do

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New Orleans Tours

If you are looking for an off the beaten track idea for your visit to New Orleans, then consider taking a self-guided Algiers Point Walking Tour.  Algiers Point, the only part of the city located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, is the 2nd oldest neighborhood in New Orleans.  It originally was a […]

New York City Public Library Tours for Free

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New York library

This beautiful marble library building, located on 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, is not to be missed, even if you only visit because you want your picture with one of the lions or because you are a fan of the 1984 film “Ghostbusters”. (FYI: If you are a Ghostbusters fan, see our Top Ten Ghostbusters Locations post.  In […]

Visiting London Tower Bridge

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London walking tours | Free Tours by Foot

If you mistake it for London Bridge, don’t beat yourself up, because you are not alone.   London Bridge is actually a comparatively underwhelming structure slightly up up the River Thames.  The Victorian London Tower Bridge, along with Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster, is an unmistakable icon of London, seen on many a […]

Where to Ice Skate in Washington D.C.

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Ice skating in the city

As the winter weather descends, many intrepid residents of the District and guests turn their thoughts to ice-skating, and there are a surprising number of places to do just that in our capital city. So grab your mittens and your sweetheart and head on down to any of these skating locations. If you don’t have […]