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November 2018 Travel News, Events and Highlights

November 2018 Travel News, Events and Highlights


Patatas bravas, paella, and pan con tomate are the reigning tapas favorites (or at least taking photos of them), discovered by our social media travel survey. (Fat Tire Tours)

woman holding patatas bravas in tapas bar


As the temperatures begin to wind down for winter and we spend more time nice and cozy indoors, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of Berlin’s unique local bookstores. Explore our guide to our Top Three Charming Local Bookstores. (Fat Tire Tours)


Warm up to the winter weather with the 13 Best Pizza Places in Chicago. (Condé Nast Traveler)


This time of year couldn’t be more perfect for afternoon tea! Good thing we’re sharing Our Top Spots for Afternoon Tea in London. (Fat Tire Tours)

tea time at kensington palace pouring tea at kensington palace


It doesn’t need to be Oktoberfest to enjoy a Maß (1 liter beer). Simply visit one of the many Biergarten’s or Brauhäuser you’ll find all over Munich – like the Biergarten in Viktualienmarkt. Or book one of our tours where we also visit a Biergarten. (Fat Tire Tours)

New Orleans

November 22nd: Thanksgiving at the Track. What are the essential ingredients for a New Orleans Thanksgiving? Turkey with oyster dressing and an afternoon at the racetrack of course! The outfits are so wild you don’t even need to place a bet to have fun. No plans for a turkey dinner yet? No worries: the Fair Grounds has a Thanksgiving buffet for $25.99. (New Orleans & Me)


November 15th: Beaujolais Nouveau Day. If you are in France on the 15th this month, you are in for a treat! This day, which falls annually on the third Thursday in November, marks the release date of the Beaujolais Nouveau and all-day celebrations surrounding this young red wine. Stroll the streets (particularly in Montmartre) and you’ll stumble upon dozens of festivals and events surrounding this celebration. Here is a link for all the events happening across the city. (Beaujolais Nouveau Day)

cafe chairs in paris

San Francisco

Our office is a less than 5-minute walk from the flagship Boudin Bakery in Fisherman’s Wharf. Fuel up on that famous San Francisco sourdough before or after your tour! (Boudin Bakery)

Washington DC

Kick off the holiday season at the end of this month at the Downtown Holiday Market. The day after Thanksgiving, the streets near the Smithsonian American Art Museum & National Portrait Gallery are transformed into a festive shopping village featuring over 150 artisans and crafters. Browse for fine art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, clothing, specialty food, and much more! Directions and opening hours can be found on their website by clicking here. (Downtown Holiday Market)

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