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how to be a tourist in shaoxing

how to be a tourist in shaoxing

Shaoxing is located 1.5 to 2 hours (by train ride) south of Shanghai. We visited the town since we were visiting Ben’s Grandpa. It’s not a major city in China so most tourists traveling to China probably would not be adding this town to their itineraries. But should you find yourself in Shaoxing, these are … Continue reading how to be a tourist in shaoxing

how to be a tourist in kyoto

how to be a tourist in kyoto

Let me just preface this post by saying that two days in Kyoto is definitely not enough. We had only about a week in Japan but didn’t want to stay in Tokyo the whole time, so we chose Kyoto for the last two days - mainly because I wanted to visit the deer park and … Continue reading how to be a tourist in kyoto

how to be a tourist in tokyo

how to be a tourist in tokyo

Of course, this isn’t en exhaustive list but these are some of the things we got to do in the five days we spent in Tokyo. Admire the cherry blossoms. Of course, this depends on the time of year you go, and it’s not limited to only Tokyo. They typically bloom around late March in … Continue reading how to be a tourist in tokyo

how to be a tourist in denver

how to be a tourist in denver

Take in the scenery at Rocky Mountain National Park. Hike some trails. We did Sprague Lake and Copeland Falls. Both are short, beginner trails and you can do them in half a day. Just be sure to take it slow. Since you’re at a higher altitude, you’ll run out of breath quicker If you’re staying … Continue reading how to be a tourist in denver

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 prague

how to be a tourist in prague

Climb the Powder Tower (Prašná brána) for a 360 view of Prague. There were only four people up there for the 20-30 minutes we were there. I think it’s because the entrance is hidden, so a lot of people give up on looking for it. Make sure you don’t pass this one up. Walk across the … Continue reading how to be a tourist in prague

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 montreux

how to be a tourist in montreux

Find you a hotel with a balcony and a view of Lake Geneva Learn about Queen at the Queen Studio Experience. Montreux Mountain Studios at Casino Barrière Montreux is where the band recorded many of their most successful albums. You’ll find lots of Queen memorabilia, including some of Freddie’s handwritten lyrics. The best part? It’s … Continue reading how to be a tourist in montreux