Monthly Archives:: February 2017

Yosemite Tours from San Francisco

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This post compares and reviews tours of Yosemite from San Francisco. Yosemite National Park is a beautiful area of California located approximately 3.5 hours from the Bay Area. As the park is difficult to reach without a car, bus tours are an excellent alternative. All of the companies listed below offer complimentary pick-up and drop-off […]

Reviews of the Best Sonoma Wine Tours

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This post compares and reviews wine tours around Sonoma. There are many companies leading both group and private wine tours of the area. The cost of each tour, the pick-up/drop-off locations, and the featured vineyards all vary immensely depending on which tour you select. We hope that this post encourages you to visit and helps you […]

St. James’s Palace | Changing of the Guard

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St. James Palace London

This post shows you how to get to St. James’s Palace in London and explains where to witness the Changing of the Guard.  London is home to a whole host of royal palaces but St. James’s Palace may be one of the lesser known examples. Tucked away on a side street in the district of […]

Which Lower Manhattan Tour is Best for You?

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Lower Manhattan tour

This post compares and reviews the various different tours of Lower Manhattan available to you, including our pay-what-you-like tours. You could chose from general Lower Manhattan history tours or focus on Wall Street and the Financial District. One company focuses on Revolutionary War history, including a tour focused on Alexander Hamilton.  Many tours include or […]

Reviews of the Best Napa Valley Wine Tours

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This post compares and reviews  wine tours to and of Napa Valley. The area is a beautiful part of California that boasts some of the most impressive wineries in the country. There are many companies leading both group and private wine tours of the area. The cost of each tour, the pick-up/drop-off locations, and the featured vineyards […]

The Flatiron Building in New York City

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Flatiron Feature

When Daniel Burnham’s design for the George A. Fuller company’s office building was completed in 1902, it was named after Fuller himself, the Fuller building. But much like 56 Leonard today has come to be known as the Jenga building, New Yorkers gave this building a name of their own, the Flatiron building, because of […]

San Francisco Bay Cruises: Blue & Gold or Red & White Fleet?

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The following post compares Blue & Gold Fleet and Red & White Fleet, the 2 leading San Francisco Bay cruise and sightseeing companies. Both offer high quality tours of the Bay area and share many similarities. However, there are a few notable differences between the companies that might make one more suitable than the other, […]

Visiting London’s First Cat Cafe

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Tucked away off of Brick Lane in Shoreditch is a new cafe that everyone agrees is truly the cat’s meow. Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is London’s first and only cat cafe. It is home to 13 rescue cats, each of whom was either adopted from a shelter or abandoned by their owners under varying circumstances. Visitors to […]

San Francisco to Muir Woods Tours Reviewed

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This post compares and reviews tours to and of Muir Woods, including how to visit on your own. There are many companies to choose from with many options and departure locations.  Muir Woods is a beautiful part of California that boasts some of the most impressive coastal redwoods in the country. We hope that this post […]

Tenement Museum in New York City

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Tenement Feature Image

The Tenement Museum, located at 97 Orchard Street, is a must see for anyone visiting the Lower East Side.  Built in 1863, this tenement style apartment building served as a residence for approximately 7,000 immigrants from the time it was built all the way into the 1930’s. In an effort to preserve the history of […]