Tag: How to Get the Best View

how to get a panoramic view of switzerland

how to get a panoramic view of switzerland

The Golden Pass route is one of the five main scenic train rides you can take in Switzerland. Ben and I opted for this one because the panoramic windows on the train sounded really cool. Plus, the route started in Lucerne, and ended in Montreux, two of the cities we were staying in. All of … Continue reading how to get a panoramic view of switzerland

how to get the best view of zürich

how to get the best view of zürich

Climb Lindenhof Hill. It’s actually less daunting than it sounds. The ‘hill’ is basically just an incline (with steps) you can walk up to get a nice view of the Limmat River. Go hiking at Uetliberg. This is a park that’s about 20 minutes outside of Zürich and easily accessible by train. You can also … Continue reading how to get the best view of zürich

how to get the best view of the changing of the guards

how to get the best view of the changing of the guards

I’m talking up close and personal, unobstructed. Well, except for some barricades. And you might have someone behind you accidentally (or maybe not so accidentally) whack you in the back of the head with an iPad so that they can get a better look. But hey, at least you’ll have a front row seat to … Continue reading how to get the best view of the changing of the guards

how to get the best views of the tower bridge

how to get the best views of the tower bridge

Take a cruise on the Thames River - if you hop on at Westminster, which is the first stop, not only will you get a great view of the bridge, but you’ll also get to see Westminster, Big Ben, and the London Eye (without any pushing and shoving). The cruise is about an hour long … Continue reading how to get the best views of the tower bridge

how to get the best view of san francisco

how to get the best view of san francisco

Aside from the obvious choice at Alcatraz, there’s also: Twin Peaks - two hills, standing 925 feet tall in the geographic center of San Francisco. You can Uber or Lyft right up there, which is what we did since we were pressed for time and the ride was ridiculously cheap. Just make sure you dress … Continue reading how to get the best view of san francisco

how to get a fantastic view of the chicago skyline

how to get a fantastic view of the chicago skyline

Two words. Navy Pier. It was built in 1916, marking 2016 as their 100th anniversary - so I’m sure there will be lots of special events to celebrate this year. It’s about a 20 minute walk from the city center. They have small shops and food court type eateries (and were building more when I … Continue reading how to get a fantastic view of the chicago skyline

how to get the best view of the sydney skyline

how to get the best view of the sydney skyline

Get yourself onto a ferry! But not just any ferry. The Manly Ferry. It happens to give you one of the best views of the entire Sydney skyline. With this ferry ride, you get an unobstructed view of the opera house from three different angles. Plus, you won’t have to deal with all of the (other) … Continue reading how to get the best view of the sydney skyline