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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Picasso Museum Barcelona

Picasso Museum Barcelona

Free: Sundays 3pm – 7pm; First Sunday of the month; Under 18 years old The Picasso Museum in Barcelona is a key reference for understanding the formative years of Pablo Ruiz Picasso. The genius of the young artist is revealed through the 4,249 works that make up the permanent collection. Furthermore, the Museu Picasso, opened...
CaixaForum Barcelona

CaixaForum Barcelona

Free: First Sundays of the month Sponsored by the bank “la Caixa,” CaixaForum Barcelona first opened in 2002 in a former textile factory. It houses contemporary collection from around the world. The permanent display includes some 800 works amassed and owned by la Caixa. There are also rotating international exhibitions which are the main draw...
Barceloneta Beach

Barceloneta Beach

Free: All time Just 15 minutes away from the Ramblas in the city center is one of Barcelona’s most popular beach – Barceloneta. This golden sandy beach is best known for its many restaurants and nightclubs along the boardwalk. Sailing, swimming and sunbathing are popular activities at the Barceloneta. The beach also made an appearance...
La Boqueria

La Boqueria

Free: All time “La Boqueria”, the Boqueria Market, dates back to 1217 when tables were installed near the old city gate to sell meat. Today, it’s a food market selling anything from fruit, vegetable, seafood, meat, cheese to sweets. Visitors are instantly struck with an explosion of colours, smell and liveliness as soon as they enter the...
MIT Museum

MIT Museum

Free: Last Sunday of the month (Sept – June) The MIT Museum presents an array of science and technology exhibits. Discover high-tech artifacts, research prototypes, intriguing scientific instruments, historic photographs, amazing holograms and even ingenious kinetic sculptures! Address: 265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 Opening hours: Daily 10am – 5pm, July-Aug Thu until 7pm Direction:...
Old North Church

Old North Church

Free: All time Old North Church is the location mentioned in the famous “One if by land, and two if by sea” phrase from the Longfellow’s poem “Paul Revere’s Ride.” On the night of April 18, 1775, it was from the steeple of this very church that two lanterns were hung to signal that the...
Boston Public Library Tour

Boston Public Library Tour

Free: All time The Boston Public Library offers public tours highlighting the architecture of Charles Follen McKim and Philip Johnson, as well as the many works of famed sculptors and painters. The free tours last about an hour and are given by volunteer guides. No appointment is necessary. Tours meet in the lobby of the...
Boston Common Frog Pond

Boston Common Frog Pond

Free: All time The Boston Common Frog Pond sits at the heart of Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States. During the summer, the ankle-deep wading pool with its fountains draws a big crowd trying to cool off from the heat. In the winter, it turns into an ice rink. Other free...
Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society

Free: All time The Massachusetts Historical Society is the oldest historical society in the United States and also a National Historic Landmark. Its aim is to serve as a major historical archive specializing in early American, Massachusetts, and New England history. The Society holds many important artifacts such as the Adams Family Papers, papers and...
Outdoor Movies and Concerts at Hatch Shell

Outdoor Movies and Concerts at Hatch Shell

Free: All time (Throughout Summer) Hatch Shell is an outdoor concert venue on the Charles River Esplanade near downtown Boston. During the summer, pack up a blanket and head on down to it for Friday Night Flicks. The screenings are usually family-friendly movies. See the official website for schedule. On Fourth of July celebration, the...
Fort Point Channel Self-Guided Audio Tour

Fort Point Channel Self-Guided Audio Tour

Free: All time Explore the landmark neighborhood for Fort Point Channel on a self-guided audio tour. Download the mp3 in advance and load it to your device. The hour-long audio tour will guide you along the Fort Point Channel Harborwalk with insider’s view of sites in the area. Check out filming location of the movie...
Massachusetts State House Tour

Massachusetts State House Tour

Free: All time Massachusetts State House offers free tours of the building conducted by staffs and volunteer docents. The tour is open to public and free of charge. It lasts approximately 30-45 minutes and include an overview of the history and architecture of the State Capitol. Visitors can see the House and Senate Chambers, learn...