Purchase a Sunset Flex Priority Admission Ticket for the One World Observatory in NYC. This way you’ll skip lines and enjoy the best views of Manhattan at sunset.
Watch a 3D film at the New England Aquarium
Complement your visit to New England Aquarium with a film by going to the Simons IMAX 3D Theater.
Visit Yoshikien Garden
During your trip to Nara, visit Yoshikien, a Japanese attraction that houses three unique gardens: a pond garden, a moss garden, and a tea ceremony garden.
Check Out All You Can Do in Barcelona
Read the Guia del Ocio guide in which you’ll find publications about cultural activities and excursions in Barcelona.
Tip in Barcelona
Tipping in bars and restaurants is customary in Barcelona. Leave between 5 and 10% of your total bill.
Check Exchange Rates
Check exchange rates at local currency exchange establishments. Some of them charge extra fees that add up to excessive amounts.
The Best Time to Visit The Sagrada Familia
The Sagrada Familia usually overflows with travelers that visit it from all around the world. Although it opens daily at 9:00 a.m., the best time to visit it is after 3:00 p.m.
Read Rudyard Kipling Before Going to Kamakura
Before visiting the Buddha of Kamakura, read Kim, a novel by Rudyard Kipling. Several of the verses included in the first chapters of this novel make reference to this Japanese sculpture the author visited on a trip he made in 1892.
Photographs of Padre Tembleque Aqueduct
When you visit a huge work of engineering such as the Padre Tembleque Aqueduct, remember to pack a wide-angle lens for your camera so that you can capture the most part of its 66 arches.
Follow Etiquette Rules
Littering in Singapore earns you a high fine, so mind your manners!
Save on Tips
In Singaporean restaurants there is often a 10% service charge added to the bill, so you don’t need to tip extra.
Save Some Cash
Take your own napkins to Singaporean restaurants because you need to pay extra for them.
Save on Rides
The most practical means of transportation in Singapore is the MRT train system.
Save on Rides
Taxis in Singapore have different rates depending on the car’s color and model. Silver ones offer a premier service, so they’re more expensive. Save cash by taking a yellow or blue cab.
Before traveling to Singapore get an International Vaccination Certificate for Yellow Fever if you visited Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru or Venezuela 6 days prior to your trip.
Make a Toast with a Singapore Sling
Enjoy a Singapore Sling at the Flyer Lounge located on Level 3 of the retail terminal of Singapore Flyer.
Follow the Rules
If you use public transport in Singapore, remember that you can’t ear or drink while riding them. Avoid fines!
In Singapore, it’s safe to drink tap water.
Save in Rides
If you take the subway in Singapore, which is very comfortable, keep your ticket and get a discount in your next trip.
Enjoy the Dubai Landscape
Climb up to the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa in order to have Access to the panoramic overlook.
Save at the Burj
If you buy your tickets to the Burj Khalifa online, you’ll save some cash.
Dubai Day and Night
Climb up to the Burj Khalifa in the evening, between 4 and 5 pm. This way you’ll enjoy some daylight and nighttime views.
Meet Japan's Emperor
If you want to meet Japan’s emperor, travel to Japan on December 23rd or January 2nd, when he and his family go out in public in order to celebrate his birthday and the New Year.
Choose the Best Hotel Location
If you plan a visit to Hakone reserve a hotel in Tokyo, which is only 2 hours away from this destination.
Plan a Route
The Tokyo Sky Tree is very close to Asakusa, one of the most popular boroughs in Tokyo. Profit the chance to visit several attractions in one day.
Find the Best Views
From top of the Tokyo Sky Tree you’ll have one of the best panoramic views of the city because you’ll get to see above the skyline, so make the most of your camera.
Fill Your Memories with Light
Prepare your camera and photograph the Tokyo Sky Tree at night, when they light the tower with LED lights in blue and purple shades.
How to Get to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
By bus: lines 30, 31, 92, 73, 52 or 22
By subway: Lines 1, 2 or 6, Charles de Gaulle-Etoile station
If you visit One World Observatory in the morning
If you visit One World Observatory in the morning and it’s a clear day, apart from Manhattan and Brooklyn, you’ll get to see New Jersey.
Hop-on Hop-off buses in Boston
New England Aquarium is usually part of major stops hop-on hop-off buses make in Boston, so take it into account if you want to find transportation to this attraction.
Omizutori in Todiji Temple
Omizutori is a series of events held every March 1st to 14th at Todaiji Temple. These Buddhist rituals have been organized for more than 1250 years and they celebrate the second month of the lunar calendar. During the events, giant torches of up to 8 meters are hung from a balcony, lit and held over the crowd. The burning embers that shower are said to guarantee onlookers a safe year.
Double-Deckers in Barcelona
In post-War Barcelona there were double-decker buses such as the ones commonly found in England.
Sagrada Familia Audioguide
The Audioguide for The Sagrada Familia should be purchased online as it’s not available in situ. It’s collected at the point of distribution that you can find upon entering the church and it’s available in the following languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, German, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.
The Big Buddha of Kamakura in numbers
In total, the Daibutsu of Kamakura measures more than 43.8 ft. Its faces measures 7 ft. 9 in., while each eye is 3 ft. 3 in. wide and its mouth is 2 ft. 8 in. wide. Its ears are particularly large with a height of 6 ft. 3 in.
Padre Tembleque Aqueduct, a Multicultural Project
The hydraulic system created by Padre Tembleque shows the combination of European constructive traditions related with the Roman aqueducts, hydraulic techniques created by the Arabs and collective work techniques that were customary in Mesoamerica. It’s definitely a multicultural project.
In Singapore it’s forbidden to chew gum in public places. It’s considered as something that causes littering.
Singapore means “Lions City” in Sanskrit.
Singapore has had two Independence movements, one from Great Britain and the other one from Malaysia.
The Asian Tigers
Singapore is considered one of the four Asian tigers. The other ones are Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan.
Most people in Singapore speak Singlish, a hybrid language that combines English, Cantonese and Malayan, among other languages.
Each rotation of the Singapore Flyer is about 30 minutes.
In Singapore you can find diverse cultural neighborhoods, such as the Chinese, Indian and Arab boroughs.
Singapore is the fourth financial center in the world.
Thousands of Places Where to Stay
In Singapore there are more than 30,000 hotel rooms that meet the country’s great economical and touristic demand.
The Record-breaking Skyscraper
The Burj Khalifa is currently the tallest building in the world and it reached that height on July 17th 2009, when it broke more than a dozen records.
A Speedy Ascent
The lifts at the Burj Khalifa ascend at a speed of 10km/h.
The Downtown Burj Khalifa complex cost 20 thousand million dollars.
Lots of Places to Study
In Tokyo there are over 150 universities.
Sky High Transmissions
The Tokyo Sky tree is the tallest transmission tower in the world with its 634 meters.
The Tokyo Sky Tree was built in order to achieve a better transmission because the signal that was transmitted from the previous tower that was 333 meters tall was always obstructed.
Sky High Architecture
The Tokyo Sky Tree is presently the second tallest man-made structure.
The Names on the Arc de Triomphe
The inner walls of the arch are engraved with the names of the 558 Generals of the French Empire. The names of those who died in combat appear underlined.
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