Monthly Archives:: May 2014

New York City Beaches

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New York seagulls skyline

There are beaches in New York and around, so hectic city life should not keep you from getting some sand in between your toes. New York City has some free and relatively easily reachable beaches in its adjacency. Get your towel and sunscreen and get ready for the water and sun. Here are your options […]

Berlin Fernsehturm |The Berlin TV Tower

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When you’re in the center of Berlin, you cannot miss it: the Berlin Fernsehturm (the Berlin TV Tower), with its iconic silver sphere on a slim concrete column and the red-and-white antenna on top. On a sunny day you will see the famous reflection in the form of a golden cross on the dome. The […]

SIM Cards for New York City and the USA

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New York Sim card

Being in a busy place like New York without the ability to use your phone can make someone feel a little lost at sea. Fortunately, several U.S. phone providers are offering an array of options for travelers who don’t want to feel completely cut off.  Whether you want to find an inexpensive way to use […]

Where to Find Free Wifi in London

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London Skyline with City in the background

International travelers who come to London often feel out of touch because their phones either won’t work or they might pay extra fees for calls or internet use. When you are in a foreign city, it is even more important to stay connected, to ease you find your way around or plan your day out. […]

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Tickets

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New York City's skyline @fotolia

Looking for a free and fun NYC experience?  Then consider obtaining Jimmy Fallon tickets. The Tonight Show returned to New York City this year for the first time in 42 years!!  This iconic late-night show is the longest-running talk show in television history, and has been hosted in past years by Johnny Carson, Jay Leno […]

Parks in London

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Visiting London’s Best Parks

One of the greenest capitals in the world, London is home to some of the most beautiful parks in the country. Whether you’re looking to wander, settle down for a picnic lunch, or just wanting to feed the birds, take a peek at our list of London’s best parks – all of which are free […]

Memorial Day in DC: Planning Your Visit

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Washington Arlington Chris

Spending Memorial Day in DC? At the end of May every year, hundreds of thousands of people pour into Washington, D.C. to honor all of our nation’s veterans on Memorial Day. There are a number of different events and ceremonies that commemorate this special weekend including a national concert, parade, and motorcycle rally.  This year […]

Katz’s Deli in New York City

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Katz's Deli Where Harry Met Sally

Katz’s Delicatessen 205 East Houston Street (corner of Ludlow), New York, NY 10002 Open: M-W:  8am-10:45pm, Thu: 8am-2:45am, Fri: 8am- all night!, Sat: All day!, Sunday: until 10:45pm. When it comes to Jewish delicatessens, Katz’s is the undisputed champion. Located  on the corner of Houston and Ludlow Street in the historic Lower East Side of […]

Berliner Dom – Berlin’s Cathedral

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Berlin Walking Tours

This post is about the ways to visit the Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral).  Right next to the “Lustgarten”, the open space on the Museum Island you see this enormous church building with its green cupola, crowned by a gilded cross. This is the Berlin Cathedral or “Berliner Dom”. It is the largest church building in […]