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What to See in the Swiss Avenue Historic District in Dallas

The Swiss Avenue Historic District is one of the most beautiful residential districts in Dallas — and as a local tour guide, I’ve seen a lot of the…

One-Day SF Photo Tour Itinerary: Presidio to Sutro Baths

If you want to enjoy San Francisco on a budget while capturing some stellar photos, this fast-paced itinerary is your answer. It includes romantic ruins, follies, outdoor art,…

Self-Guided Walking Tour of Hamilton Landmarks [Google Map Included]

You might have heard that Hamilton hit it big on Broadway, but he’s also on Broadway — literally, at 89 Broadway, to be exact, where he’s buried. Trinity…

The 8 Best Parks in NYC (Besides Central Park)

Sure, New York City is an urban landscape with skyscrapers and big-city lights, but we’ve got plenty of parks, too — and I mean besides Central Park. In…

Everything to See In Golden Gate Park (and How To Do It All)

As a guide, when people are visiting San Francisco, I insist they carve out a whole day if possible to visit Golden Gate Park. Golden Gate Park is…

A Floor-By-Floor Guide to Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann

Paris is arguably the fashion capital of the world. And for the past 125 years, one particular shopping center (more like shopping experience) has helped cement this idea.…

Hollywood Walk of Fame vs. Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Many of the tourists that we see visiting LA want to pay homage to their favorite celebrities, and to do that they head to Hollywood. There are two…

The Venice Beach Canals: A Glimpse of Italy in Los Angeles

Venice Beach is known for its skate, surf, and beach culture. Think bodybuilders pumping iron at Muscle Beach, and the babes and bros of “Baywatch” running in slow…

Pioneer Plaza: Visiting the Bronze Bulls of Downtown Dallas

Mooooove on over, there’s a new sheriff in town. Or, cowboys, rather, and their herd of cattle — a whopping 49 steers in total — stampeding through Downtown Dallas.…

4 Reasons to Hit Runyon Canyon Park While Visiting LA

Runyon Canyon Park is a popular park for locals who want a challenging run, peaceful hike, or a place to take their dogs for some exercise, but it’s…

History of the Golden Gate Bridge and How To See It Today

Growing up in the Bay Area, I remember visiting the Golden Gate Bridge one time in high school when we had exchange students from England staying with us.…

Hollywood Sign History, Views, and How to See It Up-Close

Towering above the city of Los Angeles is one of the most recognizable man-made landmarks in the world: the Hollywood sign. It’s been featured and satirized in film…