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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Bua Tong (Sticky) Waterfall

Bua Tong (Sticky) Waterfall

Free: All time For a unique day trip around Chiang Mai, consider pay a visit to Bua Tong (Sticky) Waterfall. Bua Tong is a one of a kind horsetail falls that flows through porous limestones. This makes the water highly concentrated in calcium carbonate giving it a sticky feel. While walking up or down the...
Zoo Lake

Zoo Lake

Free: All time Situated only 15 minutes of the city center in Johannesburg, Zoo Lake is one of the most popular park for locals. Zoo Lake is the go-to spot for picnicking, dog-walking, boat riding, jogging and and other outdoor activities. While entry to the park itself is free, some amenities like boat ride and...
Circa on Jellicoe

Circa on Jellicoe

Free: All time Circa on Jellicoe is superb contemporary art gallery housed within an architectural masterpiece. The 3-storey building with its spiral design is stunning, especially in the evening when it’s lit up. Within the gallery, visitors can find contemporary art from such as photography, video installations, sculptures, music, film and others. Address: 2 Jellicoe...
Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve

Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve

Free: All time Situated a mere 10 km from the centre of Johannesburg, Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve is the largest proclaimed nature reserve in the Johannesburg Metropolitan area. It boasts a surprising diversity ranging from larger game such as zebra, red hartebeest, and black wildebeest, to many items of botanical, geological, archaeological, historical and cultural interest....
Kliptown Open Air Museum

Kliptown Open Air Museum

Free: All time Kliptown, one of the oldest districts in Soweto, is an area steeped in history – violent, restorative, sad and uplifting. It is most famously known as the site where more than 3,000 people attended what became known as the ‘Congress of the People’ in 1955 to adopt the Freedom Charter, a document...
Bunny Park

Bunny Park

Free: All time At the Bunny Park in Benoni, visitors are allowed to feed the farm animals such as cows, donkeys, goats, chickens, turtles and bunnies! The free-roaming animals at the park are tame enough to be handfed – making a trip there an ideal outing for those with kids. Bring your own carrots or...
Absa Money Museum

Absa Money Museum

Free: All time As South Africa’s only money and banking museum, a trip to the Absa Money Museum is an outing not to be missed! Situated in the stylish Absa Towers West building in the heart of Johannesburg, the Money Museum is home to the most complete collection of South African numismatic items in the...
Nan Hua Buddhist Temple

Nan Hua Buddhist Temple

Free: All time The magnificent Nan Hua Temple was donated by the Taiwanese Buddhists when Taiwan had close ties with South Africa and is the largest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere. It is located in Bronkhorstspruit (about 45 min drive to the northeast of Johannesburg). The temple site takes up almost an entire suburb,...
Johannesburg Botanical Garden and Emmarentia Dam

Johannesburg Botanical Garden and Emmarentia Dam

Free: All time Just 6km from Johannesburg’s city centre, Emmarentia Dam and the surrounding botanical gardens provide an open space and recreational area for Joburgers and visitors alike. A popular weekend picnicking site, the park is touted as one of the best places in the city to walk your dog, jog or ride a bike....
Adler Museum of Medicine

Adler Museum of Medicine

Free: All time Part of the University of the Witwatersrand, the Adler Museum of Medicine contains interesting and invaluable collections depicting the history of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy through the ages. Apart from the hundreds of items of medical historical interest on display, there are also documents, sculptures, pictures, videos and philatelic and medallion collections...
James Hall Museum of Transport

James Hall Museum of Transport

Free: All time The James Hall Museum of Transport gives visitors a rare glimpse of Johannesburg’s transport history, dating back more than a century. The museum is the most comprehensive land transport museum in South Africa, with thematic displays and exhibits in the various exhibition halls. In addition there is a fascinating collection of memorabilia,...
The Peacemaker Museum

The Peacemaker Museum

Free: All time The exhibition at the Peacemakers Museum celebrates the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates but in particular South Africa’s Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela. Learn the history of the Nobel Prize in this small museum, as well as all the winners around the world, categorized by year and the...