Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Free: All time The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is housed in one of Edinburgh’s most remarkable building. This neo-gothic palace went through a dramatic three-year refurbishment and was completed in 2011. The Gallery now offers 17 new displays that explore different aspects of the history of Scotland. Through the gallery’s...
Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Free: All time Melville Koppies Nature Reserve is the last remaining Johannesburg’s natural ridges, conserved as it was before the discovery of gold in 1886. It’s located 5km away from central Johannesburg, near the suburb of Melville. The Melville Koppies’ geology dates back to 3 billion years. It covers about...
Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz

Free: All time After the WWII and during the Cold War era, the area of Potsdamer Platz was a desolate land since it was situated right in the no-man’s land by the Berlin Wall. It wasn’t until 1995 that it has become the site of major redevelopment projects. Today, you...
Lello Bookshop

Lello Bookshop

Free: All time It was named by the Lonely Planet as the “Third Best Bookshop in the World” and the most beautiful bookshop by some! This Art Nouveau store has a little  more  than 100 years old and it stands out for the wooden ceiling, beautiful bookshelves and the amazing...
Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Free: All time Fushimi Inari Shrine is dedicated to Inari, the god of rice and sake. Leading up the mountain are thousands of red torii (gates) which were donated by worshippers. There are also numerous stone statues of foxes as they are considered the messenger of Inari. A stroll around...
Buenos Aires Free City Tour

Buenos Aires Free City Tour

Free: Mondays – Friday 11am Like most free walking tours in Europe, Buenos Aires’s free tour is run by young locals. These outgoing porteños (Buenos Aires-ians) are energetic and eager to show you iconic spots in the city and tell you about their secrets and history. The tour takes about two...
Terminal 21

Terminal 21

Free: All time Terminal 21 is a shopping mall. But not just any shopping malls. It brings the dream of traveling the world to the heart of Bangkok: every level is a different country. Hungry? Grab a bite at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Feel like bargaining? Pay a visit...
Mirogoj Cemetery

Mirogoj Cemetery

Free: All time Mirogoj is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Europe. More than a burial ground for the dead, Mirogoj is also a beautiful park and an open art gallery. Situated on the slopes of the Medvednica mountain, its architectural is beautifully composed with stone arcades, pavilions,...
Grand Prix Museum

Grand Prix Museum

Free: All time The Grand Prix Museum in Macau contains exhibits that are related to Grand Prix worldwide including photos, videos, illustrated articles, cups, records of champions and some commemorative items. It was built in 1933 in memory of the 40th anniversary of Grand Prix Racing in Macau and is...
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Movie and Documentary Screenings | Documentary Arts Asia

Movie and Documentary Screenings | Documentary Arts Asia

Free: Mondays Thursdays at 7pm The Documentary Arts Asia organizes movie screening every Monday and documentaries on Thursdays. All films are subtitled in English. Popcorn is free. The 60 baht entrance fee is a suggested donation. Seats fill quickly, go early to secure a spot and also to check out the exhibition and gallery. To...
House Sitting Guide

House Sitting Guide

Free: All time There are a handful of house sitting platforms out there (TrustedHousesitter.com, MindMyHouse.com, HouseCarers.com, HouseSitMatch.com, Caretaker-Jobs.com, LuxuryHouseSitting.com) and it’s hard to decide on which one to use. There are also quite a few ebooks out there about house sitting in general; on how to get started and comparisons of the available platforms. These...
Rome2rio

Rome2rio

Free: All time Figuring out travel options when traveling is a pain in the neck. Rome2rio aims to solve that problem. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company built a world’s transport database. The repository covers air, rail, coach, ferry and mass transit routes. Even better, the site provides a rough estimate of the pricings for...
Textile Museum of Canada

Textile Museum of Canada

Free: Wednesdays 5pm – 8pm (Pay-As-You-Wish) With more than 12,000 objects from more than 200 countries and regions, the Textile Museum of Canada’s permanent collection celebrates cultural diversity and includes traditional fabrics, garments, carpets and related artifacts such as beadwork and basketry.  The museum offers a broad variety of exhibitions including themed shows based on...
Self-Guided Toronto City Hall Tour

Self-Guided Toronto City Hall Tour

Free: All time Toronto City Hall is the seat of Toronto’s Municipal Government and is internationally recognized as an architectural masterpiece. Since its opening in 1965, Toronto City Hall has been one of Toronto’s most famous landmarks. On the official website, find downloadable self-guided tour brochures (PDFs) in multiple languages. These brochures will assist you...
Toronto Sculpture Garden

Toronto Sculpture Garden

Free: All time The Toronto Sculpture Garden has been the site of innovative contemporary sculpture installations since 1981. This small, urban park in the downtown core serves as a testing ground for visual artists to experiment with public space and to address issues of architectural scale, materials and context. It has given some artists their...
York University Observatory

York University Observatory

Free: All time The York University observatory welcomes public interest and highly promotes the field of astronomy to those who are interested. Their public viewing program runs all year round and is popular with the local and visiting communities. On public viewing nights, visitors are able to observe selected celestial objects in the presence of...
Canadian Opera Company's Free Concert Series

Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series

Free: All time (late September – early June) The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre takes place in one of Toronto’s most breathtaking and intimate spaces. The diverse city that inspires and unites us is the ever-changing backdrop seen from the beautiful Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, where artists from around the world share their...
The Distillery Historic District

The Distillery Historic District

Free: All time Once the largest distillery in the world during the 19th century, The Gooderham and Worts Distillery has now become a pedestrian-only village known as The Distillery Historic District. In 2001, The Distillery was reborn when more than 40 of its buildings were restored and transformed into boutiques, galleries, studios, restaurants. The entire...
High Park Toronto

High Park Toronto

Free: All time High Park is Toronto’s largest public park featuring many hiking trails, sports facilities, diverse vegetation, a beautiful lakefront, a dog park, a zoo, playgrounds for children, a couple of eateries, greenhouses, picnic areas, a bunch of squirrels and various events throughout the year. High Park is especially popular during the cherry blossom...
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA)

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA)

Free: All time Featuring two primary exhibition spaces, the 5,000 sq ft Main Space and the 1,000 sq ft Project Room, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) presents a variety of exhibitions. Since 2005, over 800 artists have been featured in more than 80 exhibitions and projects. In addition MOCCA includes work by non-Canadian...
Riverdale Farm

Riverdale Farm

Free: All time Tour the Farm’s scenic 7.5 acres along pathways through wooded areas, around ponds, and into butterfly-herb-flower-vegetable gardens. Visit the farm animals and chat with the farmer during daily chores. Riverdale Farm is located in a park setting in the heart of the downtown community of Cabbagetown. Admission is free all year long....