Tagged With "tour"

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Chinese ice cream truck visits NYC

PHeymont ·
An unusual sight late last month, this Chinese ice cream truck was parked in New York's Flatiron district, giving out samples of Chinese-style ice cream as part of a tourism promotion for Hangzhou Province. The flavors included Sweet Olive and...
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Aloe: Aruba’s Miracle Crop

Marilyn Jones ·
  Heading for Aruba Aloe Museum and Factory I knew next to nothing about the plant or how it is harvested, but I have long been a fan of its seemingly miraculous beauty and medicinal properties, so I left behind the beach and headed inland for a...
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Anatomy of a Trip (Mezcal for the Uninitiated)

PortMoresby ·
  from:  PortMoresby to:  Al vin Starkman date:  Sat, Jun 6, 2015 at 2:45 PM subject:  Mezcal for the Uninitiated.     Greetings Alvin -   I'm going to be in Oaxaca for 3 weeks, beginning in late...
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Anatomy of a trip, Oaxaca: Mezcal

PortMoresby ·
    When I began planning my visit to Oaxaca, I knew nothing about mezcal beyond having heard or read the word.  I discovered early on in my research that the beverage is the distilled product of the agave, also called maguey, plant...
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Antigua, Guatemala: Walking Tour, Part 2

Lestertheinvestor ·
Antigua (Guatemala) is about 45 minutes away from Guatemala city. Located on the central highlands it is surrounded by several volcanoes, the largest of which, Volcan de Agua, has erupted several times, triggering associated earthquakes that have...
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Hanoi Street Food Tour

Travel2Vietnam ·
Hanoi gathers all best dishes from the northern provinces in Vietnam. There are lots of specialities to taste such as Banh Cuon (rices pates), Bun Cha ( rice noodles with grilled porc meat), Bia Hoi (draught beer) ... You can find food and drink at...
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Jelly Belly Factory Tour – Fairfield, CA

Samantha ·
Samantha takes us on a unique tour: the factory where the iconic jelly beans are made. She recommends a weekday visit when the factory is working.
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The Famous River Walk in San Antonio, Texas

Samantha ·
San Antonio's famous River Walk, lined with shops and restaurants, follows the San Antonio River. Samantha recommends it for all. Read more...
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Food tour in Kuala Lumpur

Travellinn ·
"I hope you are hungry?" Fadly asked. I was, but suspected I would not be for very much longer. I was completely right. As a service to their guests, Back Home hostel offer different activities. What caught my attention was the food tour. I love to try the local food as I travel and having an expert showing me what to try and where, is my favorite. I instantly signed up! Walking along the busy streets, crossing the roads “the Malaysian way” (holding your hand out in front of the car like the...
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Tour de France to start at Mont-Saint-Michel (where bikes are banned)

PHeymont ·
This year's Tour de France will kick off at a spectacular location, but some locals are upset because their own bikes are banned from the island.
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Google's latest: Virtually visit Loire Valley chateaus

PHeymont ·
Google has signed deals with 18 Loire Valley chateaux to create virtual tours of the popular and historic area, using StreetView and ArtCamera technology.
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What Shakespeare Saw: A London listing

PHeymont ·
The Telegraph (UK) has compiled a walkable tour of what Shakespeare saw in London that you can see today.
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Visit the 18th Century in Colonial Williamsburg, VA

Samantha ·
Restored buildings and costumed townspeople give you the opportunity to feel as if you have stepped back into the 18th century in Williamsburg.
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Dec. 23, 2015: Sedona in December

Marilyn Jones ·
Ethereal landscapes and Christmas cheer blend to create a magical season in Sedona, Arizona
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A weekend...I don't know where...

PHeymont ·
Wonder Tour is offering cheap weekend breaks in Europe...but you don't find out where you're headed until just before you go.
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Catching the Tour de France 2014

HistoryDigger ·
  My husband Hans and I have been Tour de France fans for almost thirty years. In 1992, we caught Miguel Indurain, riding for Banesto , win the Tour in Paris. A classic Tour athlete, Indurain holds the record for the most consecutive (five) Tour...
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Graffitimundo: Art from the streets of Buenos Aires

DrFumblefinger ·
  During our first day in Buenos Aires, we took a guided tour of its street art that was run by Graffitimundo ,  a non-profit organization that promotes street art and artists in this city.  It was a very nice introduction to the the...
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Free Marin Art Studio Tours, First 2 Weekends in May

PortMoresby ·
Marin Open Studios, an organization of artists in Marin County, California, across the Golden Gate from San Francisco, offers free self-guided studio visits the first 2 weekend in May.  Find more information and maps here .
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A Tale of Two Food Tours: Buenos Aires

DrFumblefinger ·
  It's been my experience that food tours are growing in popularity across the globe.  If an army marches on its stomach, then so does the world's growing flocks of tourists.  Experiencing local food for most travelers is an integral...
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Our Amazing Pineapple Experience at the Dole Plantation

Samantha ·
Samantha visits a famous Oahu destination, and shows us how much more there is than just how pineapples are grown.
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Casa Bacardi Rum Plant, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Samantha ·
A factory visit with a twist: Samantha takes us to the home of some of the world's favorite rums.
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London's Fabled Soho...with Food

PHeymont ·
A neighborhood with a "certain reputation" keeps up its appearances and attraction while also becoming a foodie heaven.
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Visit to USS Arizona Memorial Brought up Many Emotions

Samantha ·
Samantha finds a visit to the memorial at Pearl Harbor both fascinating and emotional.
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Know Everything About Goa Travel Information

Abhishek Mathur ·
Why Goa? India is one of the countries which have always fascinated different countries. Some invade it while some ruled it. Some brought blunders to this heritage country while some others made such wonders which made their names immortal with their works. The state of Goa is part of India and is situated at the west coast of the country. The state is rich with the Portuguese’s culture, heritage and history. Goa and the Tourism Goa is listed among the best tourist destinations in India.
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March 22, 2017: Touring Westminster, Colorado

Samantha ·
Sometimes we forget that our home towns are someone else's touring destination... Here, Samantha welcomes us to her home town!
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A Marvelous Food Tour in Krakow!

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoyed a wonderful food tour in the beautiful and historic Polish city of Krakow. He shares details and photos of this experience.
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Too real? Sicily Mafia boss son takes heat for tours

PHeymont ·
A knowledgeable guide is always a good thing when you're on a tour, but in this case, critics say, it may be too much.   Angelo Provenzano, from Corleone, Sicily (yes, that's where the name came from), is the son of Bernardo Provenzano, long-time...
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A Street Food tour in Hanoi

Travellinn ·
Hanoi is full of street food stalls, so we decided to learn where and what to eat from the local professionals. We booked a guide from Hanoi Street Food Tours , and Tu got us started from the moment we met. He is the writer of the food blog Vietnamese...
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Eating our way through Istanbul (part 1)

PHeymont ·
Every city has its monuments, its churches and palaces, its prominent squares and avenues—and every visitor can easily learn how to find them. That’s true, too, for the most famous or most tourist-oriented restaurants as well. But...
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Eating our way through Istanbul (Part 2)

PHeymont ·
Two days and some more touring after our first food walking tour in Istanbul, we were ready for more, and set out on our second. This tour, like the first, was organized by Culinary Backstreets. While the first tour focused on the Beyoglu district...
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Stolen bike recovered, cyclist heads on to 30,000km+ goal

PHeymont ·
Here's one for the records in more ways than one. CNN reports that a young Chinese cyclist who had covered nearly 30,000 km in 460 days of cycling all of China's major provinces, only to have his bike stolen days from the end, has gotten it back and...
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Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory Tour

DrFumblefinger ·
  Much like lei made of tropical blossoms, or Dole pineapples, Mauna Loa macadamia nuts have long been a symbol of Hawaii for me.  As a child I recall family friends returning to the frozen White North from Hawaii, bringing small cans of...
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"Astro-Tourism" takes off in Chilean desert

PHeymont ·
A new form of tourism, traveling to places with sufficiently clear night skies for astronomy, has developed in recent years, and one of its hottest spots is the Atacama Desert of northern Chile, which has unpolluted clear dry air and no nearby cities...
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Copenhagen traffic cops: ticket or tour?

PHeymont ·
Copenhagen, which already has a reputation as a visitor-friendly city, is planning to take it a bit further by turning the traffic wardens who give out parking tickets into part-time guides as well. Equipped with "Ask Me" badges, and a new training...
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"Kona Coffee": Greenwell Farms Coffee Tours

DrFumblefinger ·
    Kona coffee is world famous for its full-bodied, non-bitter, bold flavor.  Hard to put the taste into words, but it's good coffee!  The micro-climate just south of Kona, around 1000 - 2000 ft above sea level, is perfect for...
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Supreme Court asked: Do tour guides need licenses?

PHeymont ·
Two Federal courts, one in New Orleans and another in Washington DC have issued conflicting decisions on whether cities can require licensing of tour guides. An advocacy group, Institute for Justice, acting on behalf of a group of guides, has asked...
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Memphis, Tennessee: 1) Graceland

DrFumblefinger ·
  3764 Elvis Presley Blvd.  It’s an address most Elvis fans know by heart because that’s where you’ll find Graceland .  Graceland is THE place every Elvis must visit at least once in their lifetime.  Not only was...
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The Snowmen of Istanbul

PHeymont ·
The February President's Week break in New York schools is one of our regular travel times, and a welcome escape from bad weather...usually. We've given up on the idea of only traveling to warm places, but we did think that Istanbul, based on weather...
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6 Things you must consider when hiring Luxury car rental for Delhi Tour

Shashi Ranjan ·
Delhi being the capital of India is visited by many tourists yearly to explore the every aspect of the capital. Being the metropolitan city, Delhi is blessed with rich historical places that define the rich history. Travelers love to explore every corner of the city and this can only happen by hiring a renting service. Exploring the capital city by sitting inside the luxury car is the best decision you can take. There are many luxury cars for rent available in Delhi with different fleets and...
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Fremantle Tram Tours – What’s On Offer

Guest ·
Freemantle, a coastal city in Western Australia has a lot to offer tourists. Here are some suggestions on how to explore the area (Sponsored content)
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Our Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg, Austria - Part Two

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband had a wonderful time exploring some of the sights from the Sound of Music. Today she shares Part 2 of their tour.
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Top 10 Tourist Places In Kerala To Visit During Summer

Rahul ·
Kerala is an exhilarating destination in India known as gods own country . It is a place of the rich heritage that exudes variety and is considered one of the most beautiful places on earth. No matter the time or season, Kerala is always a perfect fit for vacation. While the whole of India receives blazing heat during the summers Kerala has a mild temperature due to the influence of the Western Ghats and the beaches. Some of the exotic locations of Kerala to visit during summer are given...
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Beautiful themed cities of rajasthan

Cot Bags ·
Rajasthan is famous for so many reasons. It has rich history and culture, amazing food, vibrant festivals, towering forts, great tales, and so on, but there is one more reason that makes Rajasthan an interesting state to plan your vacation at. To plan your holiday, book Rajasthan tour packages from a trusted or reliable website
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Tips To Have An Economic African Safari Tour

Ailsa Smith ·
The number of national parks and the game-rich experience one gets while visiting safari destinations in Africa makes this trip a slightly costlier than other adventure trips. But, keeping a few simple tips in mind may help you enjoy your African safari tour better and won’t leave you economically burdened at the end of it. Here you go with quick-fix ideas for a cost-effective safari rip. Set a budget This should be the starting point for planning a safari trip. A pre-defined budget gives...
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Connecticut State Capitol - The Constitution State

Samantha ·
Samantha shares her visit to the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. It is beautiful and she really liked all the marble from the East Canaan area.
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Are you interested in Visit Nepal 2020

Chamling ·
JUST wanted to know how many of you guys withing this forum are interested in tourism year visit Nepal 2020. If you are interested why are you interested? if not why? please do share your thoughts :)
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Time To Visit Srinagar Kashmir

Jonhrobinson ·
Silk-sunset, appreciative reminder white, tar concerning the roads, gloom on the far away away side the kerosine lamp free on pinnacle of the lake, ripples within the water, fog upon the mirror, garden of the spring, the palace of the fairies, subject of the poems, emptiness within the eyes, non-attendance of words, for all time in passable things and plus the recent roses upon a breeze, wherever remodel a pedestal arrives in recollections of continuously to liberate us into cartoon...
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5 Exclusive Tips for a Successful Segway Experience in Chicago

Susan California ·
Segway has become one of the most accepting transportation systems among people, especially in this young generation. This is fun and exciting. Though it seems similar to electric kick scooter this is something more. If you are a first timer and feel uncomfortable and find it intimidating, you can use some of the exclusive tips this article is going to provide for you. Move Subtly: This is the first rule while riding a Segway. Subtle movements will lead you to a managed and safe ride. Moving...
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The Wien Rathaus: City Hall, Vienna

Samantha ·
Samantha loved her tour and visit to the Wien Rathaus in Vienna, Austria. It was huge and amazing. Just watch out for the seats in the chamber room. They were not nice to her. :(
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7 Truly Amazing Places You Need To Visit In Rishikesh Tour

Rahul ·
Rishikesh is the last stage of river Ganga on hills. Rishikesh being amusing in nature and having Hindu sacred reputation, it is the center of a number of tourists and pilgrims every year. So this year if you are looking for a place for your weekend plans, Rishikesh is the utmost place for it. Rishikesh lying on the top list of Uttrakhand tour package is one of the most amazing places you should certainly not omit from your list of the jaunt. While the places to visit in Rishikesh are...
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