A couple of favorites were: Russia- keep your car clean and Alabama- don’t drive blindfolded!
There are definitely odd laws all around the world that we need to be careful of violating while visiting a new country. For instance, during our recent (and upcoming) visit to the UAE, I need to be extra careful not to curse while texting. Luckily, there isn’t really much for me to worry about since I don’t text while using my phone in foreign counties.
When visiting a city or state there are certain sights that you’d expect just about every tourist to visit.
For example, I’d expect most visitors to New York to go to Times Square and visit the Statue of Liberty. In an even more obvious pick, I think we’d all agree that all visitors that go to Orlando will check out Disney World. It’s most likely the reason they are in the city…
While each state might have its share of famous and touristy sights what about sights worth seeing which might be considered underrated?
At times, when things are free they end up being more enjoyable. In my opinion, when something is free the expectations are lowered. Less expectations can make for a more enjoyable time since you might not have to make sure to get full value, so to speak.
My guess is that the majority of you reading BoardingArea enjoy finding ways to save money while traveling. Maybe you’re looking for ways to maximize the value of your airline miles or hotel points and/ or find out the best way to manufacture spend to build up lots of miles economically. These are ways we can save on our travels in the long run.
When I come across interesting articles and info, there are times that I’ll e-mail them to myself to reread and possibly write about. I came across one such article that I thought would make for a fun blog post a few days back.
I was reminded of this article when I received a message from my friend Brian that writes the BoardingArea blog, The Gate.
The definition of a tourist trap according to Merriam-Webster is “a place that attracts many tourists and that charges high prices“.
Many places and attractions that we visit might be considered tourist traps yet many people keep going. Why is that? Are the places really a tourist trap if most people find them enjoyable and worth their time? Continue reading 10 Worst Tourist Traps in America→