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Tourist Traps

10 Things NOT to do in Venice (and what to do instead)

10 Things NOT to do in Venice (and what to do instead)

Venice is a city which seems to dazzle everyone who enters. It glows. It sparkles. It surprises. But behind all that shimmer and shine, there are all those same dark corners and less than perfect experiences to be had. Avoid all the following things to ensure you have the best vacation in this magical floating city.

What You Should Skip Doing in Tokyo (and what to do instead)

What You Should Skip Doing in Tokyo (and what to do instead)

There is so much to see and do in Tokyo, and unless you're armed with a month or two to explore it, chances are you might have to be more careful with how you spend your time to ensure you see and do everything on your bucket list! While Tokyo is devoid of "scams" which plague some other cities in Asia, there are some overrated attractions which aren't worth your time or money. Hopefully, this list will help you make the most of this magical city!

It’s Okay to Be a Tourist.

It’s Okay to Be a Tourist.

In an age when travel has become more affordable as the world becomes increasingly connected, "tourist" has become a dirty word. People who LOVE to travel will often find themselves avoiding that word at all costs. They call themselves names like, "Globetrotter", "world traveller", "explorer" or my most hated term, "digital nomad". The word "tourist" has seemingly become synonymous with that annoying, loudmouth person who will only eat at Americanized restaurants and prefers overpriced activities over local traditions.

How to Escape the Crowds in Prague

How to Escape the Crowds in Prague

When we arrived in Prague, after dropping off our bag at the hotel, we set out to explore a little and make our way over to the Clementinum Library. The Clementinum is located right outside the entrance to the Charles Bridge on Křižovnická Street. I always knew Prague was a very busy city with loads of tourists coming to visit no matter the season. Knowing this I tried to prepare myself, but I was never prepared for this.

U Fleků, Tourist Trap or Tasty Treat?

U Fleků, Tourist Trap or Tasty Treat?

U Fleku, located in the bustling and tourist-heavy city of Prague, is one of those places that can be a real hit or miss experience. But it’s all about knowing what to expect and what to avoid.

Venturing in Cliffton's Hills in Niagara Falls

Venturing in Cliffton's Hills in Niagara Falls

After wandering the Falls for a bit, Dan and I decided to venture down to "Touristy Alley" or as it is better known: <i>"Clifton Hills"</i>. It is no doubt the most touristy and tacky place I have been to - so naturally, I loved it.