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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SFC Farmers Market at Republic Square Park

SFC Farmers Market at Republic Square Park

Free: Saturdays Open year round, rain or shine, the Sustainable Food Center’s downtown farmer’s market at Republic Square Park (422 Guadalupe St) is the place for farm fresh foods from local growers, as well as baked goods arts and crafts from local artisans. The SFC Farmers’ Market is not only certified by the Texas Department...
Hope Outdoor Gallery (Graffiti Park)

Hope Outdoor Gallery (Graffiti Park)

Free: All Time HOPE is a three story outdoor art project located at 11th and Baylor Streets. Launched with the support of artist Shepard Fairey, it is one of the largest outdoor galleries in Texas and was developed to provide muralists, graffiti artists and community groups the opportunity to display large scale art pieces driven...
Congress Avenue Bats

Congress Avenue Bats

Free: All time From April through September, folks gather on the Congress Avenue Bridge and surrounding areas to get a glimpse of the largest urban colony of Mexican free-tailed bats emerge nightly on their quest for food. Address: 100 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701 Opening hours: Sunset, Daily from April through September Direction: Congress...
Blanton Museum of Art

Blanton Museum of Art

Free: Thursdays 10am – 5pm The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is one of the foremost university art museums in the country, and has the largest and most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas. The Blanton’s permanent collection of more than 17,000 works is recognized for its European...
Harry Ransom Center

Harry Ransom Center

Free: All time The Harry Ransom Center is among the nation’s finest research libraries and a place of unlimited discovery. The collections assembled here document the work of some of the finest writers and artists and provide unprecedented access to the creative process while also helping to understand the historical moment out of which this work...
Texas State Capitol Building Tour

Texas State Capitol Building Tour

Free: All time Free Capitol tours are conducted daily beginning in the Capitol South Foyer and concluding in the Capitol Extension. This tour features the Capitol, Texas history, and the Texas legislature. Tours are generally 30-40 minutes in length and are available during the following times: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm; Saturday, 9:30am – 3:30pm; Sunday, Noon...
Historic Walking Tours of Austin

Historic Walking Tours of Austin

Free: All time RESERVATION REQUIRED. The South entrance of the Capitol building serves as the departure point for two free guided-walking tours of downtown that help history buffs explore Austin’s past. The 10-block Congress Avenue and nine-block Sixth Street (Pecan Street) National Register Districts interweave modern skyscrapers with 19th century buildings such as the Old Bakery...
El Progreso

El Progreso

Free: All time Established in 1869, El Progreso is the oldest surviving settlement in Galapagos. It’s located within a short bike ride (or about 40-minute walk) from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno town center. Today, about 500 people live in this sleepy small farming village. They originated from an Ecuadorian penal colony from back in the mid...
Puerto Chino

Puerto Chino

Free: All time Puerto Chino is a small quiet beach on the east side of the San Cristobal island in Galapagos. It’s connected to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno by the only road crossing the island. It’s located roughly 10km to the east of El Junco. Puerto Chino are frequented by sea lions, sea turtles, sting rays...
El Junco Lake

El Junco Lake

Free: All time El Junco is a lake in the crater of a dormant volcano. It’s about 19 kilometers away from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno town center. Visiting El Junco is free, however, the commute there isn’t. There are hired bus or car that go there but the cheapo way is to bike it. Make sure...
Frigate Bird Hill (Cerro Tijeretas)

Frigate Bird Hill (Cerro Tijeretas)

Free: All time Cerro Tijeretas, or the “Frigate Bird Hill” is a hill with a lookout point which is often visited by frigates. The hill is reachable via a 2-mile trail from the San Cristobal Interpretation Center. Along the trail, you’ll encounter dry vegetations like cacti and acacia trees, as well as, lava lizards. At...
Playa Mann

Playa Mann

Free: All time Playa Mann is the closest beach to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno – only 10 minutes walking distance away. Due to its proximity to town and that it’s located right opposite of a university, it can be quite crowded on weekends with locals. This small beach is frequented by occasional sea lions. The...