Articles Tagged ‘tourist’

Sinking City Sees Sightseers as Savior

Sinking City Sees Sightseers as Savior August 4, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
You think your city has problems? Well, let’s see… Is it rapidly sinking into the Adriatic Sea? Does it flood every year, forcing you to walk on wooden planks, or wade through high tide? Is your city in serious need of a $33 million rescue? Didn’t think so. But Venice is. Despite its slightly soggy...

Taxi Driver Returns Passenger’s Forgotten Bag Packed With $26,500

Taxi Driver Returns Passenger’s Forgotten Bag Packed With $26,500 June 16, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re still wondering if there is good in the world, there is. AP uncovered a story this week about a Vietnamese cab driver with a heart of gold. Imagine you’re a passenger carrying a stack of important documentation, and – for whatever reason – $26,500 in cash of three different...

San Diego: A Local Spin on the Tourist Hot Spots

San Diego: A Local Spin on the Tourist Hot Spots January 12, 2010 | San Diego | Read More
While many spots seem like typical tourist destinations to anyone familiar with San Diego, add a local’s perspective and you’ll find another side to the looking glass – and discover why natives love it so much. 1. Balboa Park: Though the Balboa Park remains San Diego’s biggest...