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New York City

See all 15768 New York City Tips
  • Times Square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    New York City Things to Do

    I don´t know why some places in this trip felt like we were inside a movie, not really there. I´m not even a movie fan, but some places you have seen even if you have seen only some movies. This is one of them. And years ago, when me and my husband were only just moved in together, we allways watched tv show "Mad about you". In this show I think...

  • Casablanca Hotel

    New York City Hotels

    This is a Hotel /Bed and Breakfast. It is a oasis in the middle of Times Square. It is quiet inside...

  • Serendipity

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    New York City Restaurants

    The food is very over rated especially considering the prices. However the surroundings are really nice and that is what makes the experience. There booking system is shocking, they don't seem to be aware of modern technology your choices are either ring them or stand outstand the restuarant an 1-2hours before hand and hope you can get in. God...


Las Vegas

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New Orleans

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  • Bourbon Street

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    New Orleans Things to Do

    Bourbon Street is the core of New Orleans' nightlife. It is a street that runs the length of the historic French Quarter, and is lined with bars, nightclubs, and souvenir shops. For parents traveling with children - beware - there are also a number of strip clubs along Bourbon Street that are not discreet in their advertising. Bourbon Street has...

  • Omni Royal Orleans

    New Orleans Hotels

    the omni royal orleans is located between royal and chartres streets in the heart of the french...

  • Cafe du Monde

    4 out of 5 stars

    New Orleans Restaurants

    Everybody wants to try a beignet here and rightly so. Café Du Monde is large and open 24 hrs so there really is no excuse. But be warned - three beignets are enough for two - we bought three more to take home and eat later. Still good, but not the same. In April 2013, two café au laits and six beignets cost under $12. Great place to people watch...


San Francisco

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  • Universal Studios

    Orlando Things to Do

    I am not a Furry Potter--I mean Harry Potter-- fan in the slightest, but I still thought the Harry Potter World at Universal was pretty cool, other than the the throngs of people it attracts. The town is so authentic the wood is real wood, the stone is real stone, no plastic junk here. Even the butterbeer is real butterbeer, but only if you pay $5...

  • The Villas of Grand Cypress

    Orlando Hotels

    As an alternative to Orlando's many hotels, the villas on offer make an excellent base for an...

  • Seafood

    4 out of 5 stars

    Orlando Restaurants

    This is a great place for seafood, the decor is bright and cheery colors and the service is great. My favorite is the dungeness crab legs! I get the 1 1/2 pound platter, it comes with boiled potatoes and cole slaw. Very good!



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  • Willis Tower (Formerly Sears Tower)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Chicago Things to Do

    When it was built, Willis Tower was the tallest skyscraper in the world. It still lays claim to that title, being as its extended radio masts stretch up higher than any other building, but officially the Taipei 101 building has sneaked into the lead. Willis Tower does, however, at 412 m (1,353 ft) up, have the highest observation deck of any other...

  • The Peninsula Chicago

    Chicago Hotels

    The Peninsula Hotel in Chicago is an absolutely wonderful hotel! Every detail is thought through and...

  • Berghoff Bar & Restaurant

    4 out of 5 stars

    Chicago Restaurants

    The main restaurant of Berghoffs is closed. The bar will reopen under another name and the cafe will remain open, but the old panelled dining room will become a space for private catered parties. ------------------ You miss German food and beer? You want to get service on the grumpy side? This is the place. The pictured salmon dish was typically...



See all 1963 Cancún Tips
  • Chichen Itza

    Cancún Things to Do

    It´s a couple of hours by car from Cancun, but I think that it's impossible to skip its visit. Chichen-Itza it's popular worldwide, and it would be silly not to visit it, being so close. So, have swim in the early morning (great!) visit Chichen-Itza, and have another late swim to receive the night (even better)

  • Sun Palace

    Cancún Hotels

    I believe that most everyone that posted positivie comments either on this site or Trip Advisor had...

  • La Parilla

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cancún Restaurants

    Our taxi drops us just about 2 feet from the entrance to La Parilla in Cancun. Talk about curbside service. Enter into an open air borderline outdoor restaurant, as the walls are not exactly walls but shaped and curled cut outs of wrought iron. It was late for lunch, about 3 pm, but the restaurant was still pretty full. Our friendly waiter took our...


Los Angeles

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  • Universal Studios

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Los Angeles Things to Do

    I'm sure most people, at least in the US, are aware of what Universal Studios is. So, I'm not going to go into great detail, but I will say that the amount of detail and effort put into the attractions is impressive and, for many people this is quite a trip. I'm not a huge fan of expensive tickets, tourist activities and long lines. That said, I...

  • Magic Castle Hotel

    Los Angeles Hotels

    The Magic castle hotel is a great place to stay. It looks small at first view but its rooms are on...

  • In-n-Out Burger

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Los Angeles Restaurants

    Last visit November, 2012 Californians are passionate about their In-N-Out Burger's, the drive thru is always stacked with cars, there is always a line inside with people waiting patiently for their orders. I usually find myself at In-N-Out at least once when I'm in So Cal and this trip was no exception, there was one just up the street from my...


Key West

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  • Duval Street

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Key West Things to Do

    Duval Street in Key West is known for its ***colorful*** nightlife. You can see a little bit of all kinds of attire, including some men who like to dress in unusual and/or women's clothing. There is even one bar called Garden of Eden where clothing is optional. I've never figured out how the patrons go from off the street obviously wearing clothes...

  • Eden House

    Key West Hotels

    I am currently experiencing the happy hour on a deck above the pool. It is the designated smoker's...

  • Blue Heaven

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Key West Restaurants

    This is just the kind of funky local place Boyd and I love to find! The outside seating area is covered by sails to protect from sun and rain, and there is a small stage for music. We went for breakfast, and it was great - chickens running between the tables (chickens seem to roam free all over KW). Loved the gift shop - t-shirts and postcards, but...



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  • CN Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Toronto Things to Do

    The tower is the highest building in Toronto, and it has all the common attractions in this kind of structures - high speed elevators, rotating restaurant, sightseeing points but also a wine cellar, 3D movies and more. Sorry we had no time to go up!

  • Four Seasons Toronto

    Toronto Hotels

    I recommend this hotel to everybody. I was only 2 nights here and it was for certain one of the best...

  • CN tower Revolving restaurant

    4 out of 5 stars

    Toronto Restaurants

    Ok so you can't come to Toronto without going to the CN tower restaurant. They kindly gave us a window seat as we were on our honeymoon and i have to say it was amazing!!! - we got there for 6pm so watched the sun set and the lights come on. The food was nothing special. Yes the portions were quite good but the peri peri chicken I don't think had...


Myrtle Beach

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  • In The Ocean

    Myrtle Beach Warnings and Dangers

    You need to be cautious of the ocean. If you don't want to risk getting cut by Zebra Muscles, wear water shoes, i didn't but its a suggestion. Also when the tides become stronger make sure to always e on the look out for your swim partner, the current usually pulls you down the beach. And in my opinion, the jelly fish are what you need to be...

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Myrtle Beach...

    Myrtle Beach Hotels

    This hotel is new, clean, is right on the beach and is a good value, however in all my years of...

  • The Only Place That really Rocks

    Myrtle Beach Nightlife

    The Sound Hole is the place you go when you love loud, original, live music. From the moment you walk into this converted house, you can feel the atmosphere of a funky rock club pour over you. The stage is adjacent to the bar so the action is always right there. The staff is friendly and funny and make the most original shots in Myrtle Beach (Try a...



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  • Old Montreal

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Montreal Things to Do

    This lovely city hall building was built between 1872 and 1878. Located right across the street from Place Jacques Cartier it is right by the Champ de Mars. The balcony is where Charles de Gaulle uttered the words Vive le Québec Libre!" ("Long live free Québec!") which helped to strain relations with the Canadian government. Hours- 9 am-4 pm...

  • The Ritz-Carlton Montreal

    Montreal Hotels

    Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Taylor got married here. If it was good enough for Liz and

  • Schwartz's

    4 out of 5 stars

    Montreal Restaurants

    My brother in law had really talked up the 'smoked meat' of Montreal, so it was a 'must try', on our visit here. We ordered the smoked meat sandwich on rye, with a sides of chips, coleslaw and cherry cola to drink. The meat is just like corned beef that we make at home, nicely salty, but hardly a hint of smoky taste. The coleslaw was a good...



See all 3943 Vancouver Tips
  • Stanley Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Vancouver Things to Do

    Stanley Park was opened in 1888, named after Lord Stanley, the Governor General of Canada at the time. It is a must-see in Vancouver, heavily visited by tourists as well as locals! The Park itself is huge, having some 404 hectares (1001 acres). The views from Stanley Park are gorgeous at any time of year. I visited in January and still loved the...

  • Opus Hotel

    Vancouver Hotels

    A contemporary hotel located in the very cosmopolitan Yaletown. Top-notch service from a very...

  • Stepho's Souvlaki Greek Taverna

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Vancouver Restaurants

    I was in Stephos this week and did not like the attention of the waiter Allan. When I finalized my food, he even asked me if I wanted the bill and has put the bill on the table. After that, I handed him my credit card for payment. Then he came back and told me that sometimes credit cards from Brazil are not accepted. An absurd! because I used the...



See all 3832 Boston Tips
  • Faneuil Hall - Quincy Market

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Boston Things to Do

    A cornerstone of American philosophy is the "marketplace of ideas", treating opinions like goods and allowing the strongest win through open competition. So it seems fitting that the "cradle of democracy", the Faneuil Hall was donated to the rebellious city of Boston by a merchant of Huguenot lineage and used as a marketplace for goods on the...

  • Hotel Commonwealth

    Boston Hotels

    This looks like the old Kenmore Hotel of the 1970's Grahm Jr College used this as a dorm and...

  • Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Boston Restaurants

    My wife and I were shopping in the Farmer's Market and the Faneuil Market when we decide to grab a bite to eat. I didn't feel like eating at one of the food hall stands so we decided to try this place out. I liked that the restaurant was upstairs and not on the main level where the crowds tend to mull. We were seated at a nice table for two...


Playa del Carmen

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  • 5th Avenue

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Playa del Carmen Things to Do

    5th Ave day or night is where the action, it is the main area of tourist activity. It’s about five minutes walk from our resort, which is very convenience for us. The long pedestrian of 5th Ave can be very crowded. You’ll find bars, restaurants, shops, tattoo parlor, gift shops, and ADO Bus Station. While strolling along the ave you can be...

  • Rosewood Mayakoba

    Playa del Carmen Hotels

    Among the most exciting moments at Rosewood Mayakoba were spent enjoying the exotic ( at least to...

  • Alux

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Playa del Carmen Restaurants

    As other post have mentioned it is truly a full, non-claustrophobic cave. From the street it doesn't look like much but as you enter there was a statue-like man dressed in full traditional costume. He startled my 13 year old but she just laughed it off. As you walk down the stairs you notice that it is muggy but not uncomfortable at all. We just...


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