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Traveling This Summer? Save Big!

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Where are you traveling to this summer? Are you a smart traveler?  Do you work hard to save money and find the best deal? Do you research Trip Advisor to avoid costly mistakes? Join the crowd.  Every month, 456 million people – about one in every 16 people on earth – visit some tentacle of…

What are the Best Coffee Shops in OTR?

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My favorite Coffee Shops in OTR – the little hidden gems. One of life’s simplest pleasures is ducking inside a cozy coffee shop for a steaming cup of coffee, right? And it’s no secret there are many to choose from in Over the Rhine, and downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.  It’s easy to find the big name…

Insider’s Guide to Cincinnati

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By Murissa, Food Tours Kelowna, BC Canada February 11, 2020 A guide to Cincinnati, Ohio? No, I am not an Cincinnati insider as you might have guessed. But I know someone who is! Let me explain… You might have read, I am starting a food tour company and the website has officially launched! Along with…

Where Should I Stay In Downtown Cincinnati?

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As the owner of Riverside Food Tours, I often get asked “Where is the best place to stay in downtown Cincinnati?” Below are my top choices for downtown hotels that are within walking distant of the major sites and downtown landmarks. Since I live downtown, I have not personally stayed in the following hotels. But,…

Cincinnati Vegan Food Tour

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My name is Emily and I was born and raised in Loveland, Ohio.  Growing up here, I thought Cincinnati was pretty boring.  In 1997, our family moved away.  Returning to Cincinnati for a visit in 2014,  I was so impressed with how much the city had changed that I decided to stay!  Being in the…

The Symphony Restaurant – A Hidden Gem in Over the Rhine

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We live on Pleasant Street and our goal is to try all the restaurants in Over the Rhine.  With an ever changing array of restaurants, it’s a lofty goal. But owning a food tour business does give us a jump start. One restaurant that has stood the test of time is the Symphony Restaurant which…

Cincinnati In A Day – The Complete Guide

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Cincinnati is back on the map as one of the best 8 cities in the country to visit.  Over 26 million visitors a year stream into the Queen City, so there is a wide smorgasbord of things to choose from. But what if you only have one day to visit? Here’s our list of must…

Stress Free Holidays

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Is your holiday calendar filling up already?  Even though fall has just begun, now is the time to plan ahead!  Dates fill up quickly.  Company parties and outings are in stiff competition with family dinners, Christmas shopping trips, children’s pageants, holiday concerts, and not to…

Guide To Cincinnati Downtown Neighborhoods

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Cincinnati, also known as “The Queen City” founded in 1788, was on the western frontier.  European German immigrants crossed the oceans in waves beginning in the 1830’s to live the American dream.  Being situated on the Ohio River led to early manufacturing and commercial success. After years of decline from the 1970’s to the 90’s,…