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These photo shops are generally termed Nostalgia Photography Studios, which sometimes include 'Costumes' in the name. There are literally hundreds and they exist wherever there are tourists, and fun daily activities for children. They go under a number of company names, such as 'Old Time Photo and Costume Co', 'Old Time Photos'. Google will present for you ...
Jeunesse (http://www.jeunesse.at/) concerts usually offer good value (especially it you are < 26 years old)
In addition to the answers specifically about taxis, you may want to do some research on alternate taxi-like transportation: Uber, Le Cab and similar.
What a great question! I have given 'free walking tours' in London for a long time. Also in England (e.g., Yorkshire). Also in France. And from time-to-time I guide a 'free tour' on the Route Napoléon which involves either cars or motorcycles and lasts several days. They are all heavily oriented to history and/or literature. I have also guided free ...
The primary reason for doing it on your own is usually lower cost and more flexibility. The primary reason of doing it with a guided tour is the local knowledge that your guide can share with you. So a traveler needs to decide, do they want to save money and just go look at it, or do they want to come away with an insiders understanding of it. And no, ...
You can hire photographers in the Bay Area to work at your event or party but there are no shops which offer this style of photography in the Bay Area. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk used to have one, but it is now closed (2014). The closest I was able to find is Doc Wenzel's Old Time Portraits in Monterey. A regular sized photo is $16, and you are expected to ...
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