Tag: Church

how to be a tourist in barcelona

how to be a tourist in barcelona

Walk around the Mercat la Boqueria. Get some €1 fruit juice, and maybe some jamón in a cone. Other than that, don’t waste your stomach space on the little snacks they sell like the fried stuff or the empanadas. They’re very sub-par. Instead, try El Quim de la Boqueria, one of the restaurants Phil Rosenthal … Continue reading how to be a tourist in barcelona

how to be a tourist in new orleans

how to be a tourist in new orleans

Or as New Orleanians call it - Nawlins’ Eat all of the food Go alligator-spotting on a swamp tour. You might even get to hold a baby gator Explore the old plantations and learn about the history. The two more popular ones are Laura Plantation and Oak Alley Plantation. Laura is the more informative tour, … Continue reading how to be a tourist in new orleans

how to be a tourist in reykjavik

how to be a tourist in reykjavik

Climb Hallgrímskirkja to get a view of the colorful houses of Reykjavik. Tickets are 1000 ISK (about $9 USD), and they accept credit cards. Marvel at the architecture of Harpa Concert Hall - even if you don’t have time to catch a concert here, it’s worth checking out just to see colorful glass panels that … Continue reading how to be a tourist in reykjavik

how to be a tourist in vienna

how to be a tourist in vienna

Virtually climb to the top of Karlskirche - that’s right: virtual reality, at a church. I must say that it did give me vertigo and a bit of nausea, but it was a very interesting, and it was a very unique experience. Watch how apple strudel is made - my ignorant American self had always … Continue reading how to be a tourist in vienna

how to be a tourist in zürich

how to be a tourist in zürich

Admire the 5 large stained-glass windows of Fraumünster church. These were designed by Russian-French artist, Marc Chagall back in 1970. For just 5 CHF (or free for students with a valid ID), you get an audio guide. It’s a VERY detailed audio guide so if you’re interested in learning about every corner of this church, … Continue reading how to be a tourist in zürich

the birthplace of the cadbury creme egg

the birthplace of the cadbury creme egg

It all dates back to 1824. John Cadbury had a shop in Birmingham, England, where he was trying to perfect the recipe for drinking chocolate. Fast forward to 1875, when Cadbury was trying to one-up his competitor and thus, the original variation of the Cadbury egg was born! Today, the eggs are produced at 1.5 … Continue reading the birthplace of the cadbury creme egg