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11 Questions to Ask When Selecting a NYC Walking Tour

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

Walking tours are a fun and interesting way to see The City. There are a wide array of options available. Asking the right questions will help narrow down the choices.

Finding Soul in LA: Five Creative Adventures in the City

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 11.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

I love taking classes. I love learning. Since graduating college, I've signed up for courses all over LA, from UCLA Extension's writing seminars (they're great!) to improv workshops at The Groundlings (good too!). And I won't even get into all the acting classes I have experienced.

Gangsters and Grime: Experience New York City's Darker Side

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

When walking around NYC, most people don't pay much attention to the city's darker side. But beneath Gotham's glamour lurks a seedy past. A modern-day concrete jungle may conceal the sin and violence of yore you'll see the depravity that exists behind the present-day facade.

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette, Part 3

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.18.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

There, at a remote, decrepit, and inconspicuous location with crumbling walls, with a small corner room partitioned off for Cosette, the pair -- prison-hardened man and frightened child -- would enjoy for a while the first warm affection that either had known.

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette, Part 2

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

With a glance across his right shoulder at the tall Observatory, rising above a light mantle of snow, Valjean loses no further time in starting down the quick easterly pitch of the short Rue Cassin.

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

The first of a series of walks by the translator of the first complete, modern edition of Victor Hugo's great novel, Les Misérables. Walk one: Jean Valjean leads Cosette to their first Paris home.

Rambles In Western Ireland

Lea Lane | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel
Lea Lane

I opted for a pony cart for the seven miles through the rugged Gap of Dunloe, carved by ancient glaciers. Fields, waterfalls, stony glacial moraine --I heard my echo from the cliffs.

D.C. Labor Walking Tour: Great Moments In 99% History (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Chris Garlock, a mobilizer for the AFL-CIO and creator of D.C.'s labor history online map -- will be leading a walking tour of the Distr...

Top 10 Holiday Storefronts (Plus 1 For Good Luck): A Walking Tour In New York

Jacob Slevin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

The five weeks or so between Thanksgiving and New Years are transformative for New York City. Holiday cheer and sentiment abound, and the streets of M...

London, The Walking City

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Like many world-class cities London offers diversity, and my trip there this autumn provides great example of how I was able to combine my favorite vacation pastimes.

WALKING TOUR: Thankful For NYC Architecture and Design Moments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Whether you're a native New Yorker or a first-time tourist, the cultural fiber of New York City can often be overlooked and cast aside by the hustle a...

Your Map For Bookstores Around The World

Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Millions has expanded its Walking Tour of New York's Independent Bookstores to create a Google Map of the best bookstores around the world. Origin...

A Guide to Being Guided

Megan Doherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Megan Doherty

Most New York City walking tour attendees are alert, interested and interesting people genuinely keen to learn. They don't know they're acting like a**holes. No one has taken the time to tell them.