Tag: tours

  • Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    Bohemian Switzerland day trip: A practical guide

    When I was trying to find information about how to structure a Bohemian Switzerland day trip in the Czech Republic, I came up empty. Almost everything available online is extremely limited in scope and logistical detail. There’s a lot of empty recommendations about the beautiful one-way boat rides on the gorges of the park without…

  • Things to see and do in Belfast

    Things to see and do in Belfast

    Belfast has been through a lot. After being heavily bombed in WWII and 30 years of political violence between its Protestant and Catholic residents, much of the city is has been rebuilt and is still recovering. While it’s no longer dangerous as it was a short time ago, there are signs of the years of…

  • Are gondola rides in Venice overrated?

    Are gondola rides in Venice overrated?

    Gondolas are to Venice what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. The iconic boat rides don’t come cheap, which turns people off from the experience. Some people suggest that it’s worth it, and some believe it’s a tourist trap. In deciding whether or not gondola rides in Venice are overrated, you have to be aware…

  • Day trips from London

    Day trips from London

    Though I can’t imagine why you’d be in any hurry to leave London, there’s a lot to do outside the city in places where you might not otherwise want to spend the night. If you’re using the city as a home base, there are several interesting half-day and full-day trips from London that are worth…

  • The grand tour of Westminster Abbey

    The grand tour of Westminster Abbey

    Westminster Abbey is one of the most iconic churches in the world, certainly in England. It’s been the site of sixteen royal weddings, all the British coronations, and it’s the final resting place of scores of notable kings, queens, military heroes, and writers. A tour of Westminster Abbey is as awe-inspiring as it is informative.…

  • Go underground on a bomb shelter tour in Prague

    Go underground on a bomb shelter tour in Prague

    Due to its long history of getting bombed by European and international aggressors, Prague equipped itself with hundreds of concrete bunkers that are fully functioning with electricity, water, and ventilation. Many of these bomb shelters were built in the 50’s during the Cold War and are designed to accommodate a large percentage of the people…