Monthly Archives:: July 2014

Visit the Italian Market in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Italian Market fruit

About the Market Come and visit the Italian Market in Philadelphia! The South 9th Street Market, often referred to as the “Italian Market,” has a rich palate of foods and cultural influences. It’s a “must-see” stop and very uniquely Philadelphian. Originally it was referred to as the 9th Street Market, with the Italian influence inferred since […]

Kensington Palace | Gardens and Afternoon Tea

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London Kensington Palace inside

Set in the beautiful parkland of Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace is most well known for being home to members of the royal family like Princess Diana, Prince Harry and now Prince William and Kate Middleton (along with baby Prince George!). Dating from the 17th century, the Palace is open all year around for visitors. Visiting […]

Chelsea Market Food Tour | Free Tours by Foot

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New York Chelsea Market

This post reviews and compares the various ways that you could tour Chelsea Market, including a self-guided tour. With more than six million annual visitors — local and international — Chelsea Market has become a favorite destination for New Yorkers and travellers alike. The market inhabits the historical former  factory for Nabisco (National Biscuit Corporation […]

Visit the Air and Space Museum (National Mall & Dulles)

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Washington DC Air and Space

When visiting Washington DC don’t miss the largest collection of spacecrafts, first airplanes, and other aircraft at the Air and Space Museum. It’s the largest collection of historic aircraft worldwide, and it’s FREE to visit. There are two locations to choose from: the more centrally located museum on the National Mall, and the one that […]

Gendarmenmarkt

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Berlin Gendarmenmarkt b

In Berlin Mitte, what was formerly called the “Friedrichstadt”-  close to the station Bahnhof Friedrichstraße–  you’ll find a beautiful square, the Gendarmenmarkt. The square features a concert hall and two large cathedrals. Throughout the year, there are markets and cafes to enjoy, street music and free concerts going on. You might just want to stroll around and take […]

Tips for Visiting the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Liberty Bell

When visiting Philadelphia travelers flock to see the famous “Liberty Bell.” A symbol of revolution, birth of a nation and freedom for all mankind. Even the Dalai Lama thinks it is cool! To see the Bell in person it is easy with a few helpful tips and some patience. Related Posts: Plan a Visit to […]

Fraunces Tavern

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New York Fraunces Tavern

At 54 Pearl Street, at the corner of Pearl and Broad, you will find Fraunces Tavern.  It is a pretty yellow and red brick structure that looks like it has been plucked from the 18th century and put down in modern New York.  It stands out among some of its more contemporary neighbors, such as […]

The Berlin Wall Part III: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

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Berlin fall of wall

The Berlin Wall Part III – (part 1, part 2) ++Check out our FREE self-guided Berlin Wall and East Berlin tour or read our post on FREE sights to learn about the Berlin Wall. ++ It was one of the biggest parties ever in Berlin: The fall of the wall. People cheering, hugging each other, drinking Champaign right from the bottle in […]