Cerro Verde National Park

We completed six long days of eye surgeries and now it was our first free day to see more of El Salvador! Early Friday morning after breakfast, we were picked up from the eye clinic by Bernie of Maya Triangle Tours. We briefly saw the central square of town then headed to Los Volcanoes National…

A Nightlife Tour with Drink Osaka

After a day in Hiroshima, I went back to Osaka. I met up with Rodney, a local guide from Dink Osaka that showed me some of Osaka’s hidden hot spots, unique restaurants, and cool bars. It was so much fun and I wouldn’t have found these awesome places without him! I highly recommend experiencing Osaka’s…

Touring Kyoto with a Local Guide

It was our second day in Kyoto and we had a full-day tour planned with a local guide. I booked a private guide with Tours By Locals. We started the day off with a Japanese-style breakfast at the hotel. Our guide Yoshiro greeted us at our hotel and went over the itinerary. It was a…

Asakusa Rickshaw Tour with Ebisuya

After enjoying a tasty eel lunch, we took the subway to Asakusa. Asakusa is a district in Taitō, Tokyo. We saw several rickshaws being pulled around the streets. We asked where the starting point was and decided to do Ebisuya’s one hour Rickshaw Tour of Asakusa. Our knowledgeable guide was fantastic and had to be…

Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

A 15-minute walk from the Gaylord Opryland Resort brought me to the Grad Ole Opry House. The weekly country music stage concert was founded on November of 1925. It’s been called the “home of American music” and “country’s most famous stage”. The venue may have changed over the years, but it continues to hosts some…

Tai O Fishing Village

After the Linong tea ceremony, we made our way to Hong Kong’s oldest fishing Village, Tai O. We took a nice boat ride through Tai O’s waterways where was saw many stilt houses along the banks. It was a charming sight – the unique homes of a small community that truly live on the water….

Secret Sauce Tour with Tennessee Whiskey Tours

I’m not much of a whiskey drinker, but I was excited to check out some of Nashville’s local distilleries. I took the Secret Sauce Tour with Tennessee Whiskey Tours one afternoon where we took a behind-the-scenes look at three local craft distilleries and had a tasty barbecue lunch a Peg Leg Porker. It costs $108…

Hong Kong Food Tour with Eating Adventures

A new city means I have to do a food tour! Hong Kong is loaded with fabulous and unique eats. I narrowed it down to a few companies and decided to do a tour with Eating Adventures. The Kowloon Food Tour is offered daily starting at 2pm and costs $HK690 per adult (around $88 US)….