Currently, there are more than one thousand UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the world, and the list keeps growing. With so much to choose from, it can be overwhelming. We listed the eight places you should start with.Continue reading
By: Derek Miller, Travel Consultant
I recently went on the Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand with Trafalgar. After arriving early and spending a full day on our own, day one of the tour finally began. The first part of the day we were free to explore on our own. For dinner, we ate on a tram restaurant which is a small train. The entire meal and experience was excellent. Both the food and service were outstanding.
When experiencing a new part of the world, making an effort to take part in the customs, language and traditions is much appreciated by the locals. Whether you’re discussing world events with a friend or about to embark on an adventure to a new country, it’s always a good idea to make sure you are pronouncing places correctly. This list will take some of the most commonly mispronounced popular places you’ve probably been pronouncing wrong and show you the correct way to say them.
Here in the US, tipping is not optional in most circumstances, but every country in the world has different guidelines.
Because tipping rules vary by country, region, and place of business, it’s important to research your destination’s customs prior to any trip. And since there are no real ‘rules’, the etiquette of what countries you should tip in can get confusing. We put together a list of 11 top travel destinations and who you should tip and how much.