Are you wondering what to do when you travel to different cities around the world? This article offers you several places that you can visit and several things that you can do while travelling.
Florence is Tuscany’s regional capital and you can see a lot of sites while you are there. Pistoia is a charming place in the heart of Tuscany that offers magnificent historical sites that date as far as the 8th century. You can visit sites such as the Ceppo frieze and the Duomo Square located at the heart of Tuscany. You should not miss the silver altar for St. James made by Filippo Brunelleschi during the renaissance which can be found inside the Duomo Square. You can visit the local marketplace to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. You can also experience the way the locals shop for produce while you are in the marketplace. Finally you can take a tour to Tuscany’s local delis to experience authentic Italian cooking. Must try dishes inside the delis are bruschetta, prosciutto, and focaccia bread.
While visiting the city of Jerusalem, you can experience the culture of the communities that thrive beyond walls of the Old City. While you are there, don’t forget to visit Mount Olives in order for you to admire the city’s view, explore the city’s alleyways to see Via Dolorosa, the Western Wall, Garden of Gethsemane, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. In Jerusalem, you will have a clearer understanding on how different cultures and religions interact with each other.
While in Tokyo, you can experience a lot of dishes unique to the Japanese culture. You can eat skewered yakitori that is a type of chicken barbecue, savor the local Japanese sushi and enjoy a wagashi, a Japanese traditional sweet that has a different taste depending on the season. A food tour in Yakitori Alley is an excellent way to start your trip. Next, you can go ahead and visit Tsukishima where you can sample a Monja-Yaki, a dish made of batter mixed with several finely chopped tofu, cabbage and carrots. You can watch while the food is being prepared and you can talk with the local chef while eating your hot fresh-from-the-pan Monja-Yaki. You can end your Tokyo tour by going into a local pub and sing in a local karaoke for more fun.
If you consider visiting Bucharest in Romania, you should consider going to a place called the Old Town. The city offers a lot of good food and drinks, and good neighborhoods. Experience the hometown of Count Dracula or Vlad Tepes in the ruins of Old Princely Court, visit the local bookstore, and make sure to eat a Wallachian doughnut. Also make sure to taste the local sour – cherry brandy called visinata. You should not complete the tour without tasting a Romanian cheese made from cow, goat or sheep.
These are just some of the adventures that you need to do while visiting these countries. You can hire a local tourist guide or ask your hotel for other activities that you can do while in another country.