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5 Reasons to Explore New York's Free Tours by Foot

Danny Groner | Posted 07.21.2016 | New York
Danny Groner

I live in Manhattan, but haven't spent as much time in Brooklyn as I'd like. Going to the occasion event or activity in the borough to the south count...

14 Reasons to Book a Tour When You Travel

Lucy Fuggle | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Lucy Fuggle

This is a year for unique travel experiences. 69% of travelers are planning to try something new in 2016, and many of these trips will be solo adventures. Some of my most memorable trips have been those furthest off the beaten track (I have high hopes for my trip to Greenland this month), and I'm confident that you also like to escape the crowd.

5 Reasons to Explore the Baltimore Heritage Walking Tour

Danny Groner | Posted 05.15.2016 | Arts
Danny Groner

Baltimore Heritage offers more than a simple walking tour of the city's historical sites and attractive sights. On a tour I attended recently, I discovered everything from prominent old architecture to modern stories about redevelopment and urban renewal.

1 Day in Philly? Here's Your Game Plan

Shoptiques | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Shoptiques

Philadelphia is not just a destination for American history buffs, cheesesteak enthusiasts, and would-be Rocky Balboas taking a run at the Museum of A...

5 Reasons to Explore the StreetWise Hebrew Walking Tour in Tel Aviv

Danny Groner | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts
Danny Groner

You won't believe what you can spot and learn on the streets of your city. Leave it to a tour guide like Guy Sharett to open your eyes to the world yo...

LGBT History Walking Tours for Every City

Sarah Prager | Posted 09.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Prager

Chances are that there is a LGBT history walking tour you can take near you, either self-guided or narrated. If there isn't one, you can use Quist's free map to make your own from the queer historic points listed around the world.

Astoria Characters: The Ghosts Guide

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.22.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Just when you think you've heard everything odd about Astoria, Marie Carter starts telling stories.

15 Liberating Ways to Experience Paris: A Walking Tour for the August 25 Anniversary of its Liberation

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 08.23.2016 | Travel
Meg Waite Clayton

The city's liberation on August 25, 1944 is widely considered the most romantic moment of the war. This short walking tour will visit the highlight moments of the liberation. You might stop along the route for some deliciously reviving French chocolate.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Dallas

Kari Haugeto | Posted 08.03.2016 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

In addition to the friendly people, nearby ranches, subtle sidewalk art, amazing skyline after dark and the predominant Pegasus, there's one more thing you might not know about Dallas: You won't need a car. Well, not if you're planning to explore downtown. Dallas is a walking city.

10 Alternative Tours of Prague (and 1 to Avoid)

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

This alternative guide to Prague tours includes passionate individuals who can introduce you to the Czech capital through different eyes, no matter what your interests.

27 Steps to the Perfect Stroll Down Magazine Street in New Orleans

Fathom | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Fathom

You've seen the French Quarter, you've eaten too many beignets. Think you've done New Orleans? Not until you stroll Magazine Street. Here are the best stops along the way.

11 Questions to Ask When Selecting a NYC Walking Tour

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 01.31.2015 | 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 01.18.2015 | 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.