Another destination made touristy by a movie, James Bond Island (officially known as Khao Phing Kan) was featured in the James Bond movie, “The Man With the Golden Gun”. Similar to the Phi Phi Islands, there were a lot of inexpensive tours so I figured those would be the most crowded ones. So i had … Continue reading james bond island
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
I’m going to just leave you with this photo. And this one. Okay, one more... This is the Tidal Basin. It’s a partially man-made reservoir between the Washington Channel and the Potomac River. Aside from the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the basin also happens to be home to the best viewing spot for cherry blossoms each … Continue reading the best spot to watch the sunset in d.c.
If you’re expecting to see bears during your hike, you’ll be very disappointed. Or maybe you’ll be very relieved. Some people say it’s named as such because it resembles a sleeping bear. While it’s unclear exactly why this mountain was named as it was, what is clear is that you will definitely get some breathtaking … Continue reading hiking bear mountain
Of course, that has to be on your to-do list, and you’ll want to check out the best views, but you still want to check out what the rest of the city has to offer, right? Sydney Observatory - is a museum where you can learn about astronomy. By night, you can go stargazing and … Continue reading there’s more to sydney than the opera house
This is a bridge that crosses the Arno River. On each side, you’ll find the Ponte Santa Trinita and the Ponte alle Grazie. But Ponte Vecchio isn’t just any old ordinary bridge. It’s also home to some pretty old jewelry shops. So if you have some change to throw, you can check out what they … Continue reading strolling over the ponte vecchio