Seattle has a wealth of history hidden beneath its streets. The Subterranean Seattle Walking Tour is a great opportunity for history buffs and curious travelers to discover the city’s first established neighborhood, Pioneer Square, from a unique perspective.
The underground pathways beneath Pioneer Square were developed in the 1890s and existed from when the space above was an Indian dwelling through the Gold Rush and into today’s modern, bustling city. The tour itself is not strenuous, but does travel across uneven terrain and six flights of stairs. It’s important to dress appropriately for the occasion in warm clothing and shoes designed for long walks.
The guide will teach you about the neighborhood’s history during the Klondike Gold Rush and over a century’s worth of settlements and growth. While the majority of the tour takes place underground, portions of it do see the light of day. Travelers with an interest in history will appreciate the enthusiastic and informed guides. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind tour that provides incredible knowledge of one of America’s most historic cities.
At a price of only $19 per person, it’s quite a deal and will make for a wonderful story to tell your friends. Check out the website for more information on the tour and other offerings by Beneath the Streets Walking Tours.
Do you like fireworks? If you do, then you may have to check out Germany’s ultimate celebration of pyro-technics. European countries are known for their love of fireworks on New Year’s Eve, or any anniversary celebration, in fact. Fireworks are more accepted as a casual pastime in Europe than they are in the United States. That said, there is nothing like the unbridled celebration that is the Berlin Pyronale.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Durango, Colorado, is a hotbed of outdoor adventures, bringing in travelers from all over the world to experience its abundance of adrenaline-fueled activities. Whether you’re a fan of hiking or biking, there’s something to keep you busy in this exciting little town.
The Spanish region of Galicia sets itself apart for many reasons, like its vistas of the Atlantic from its perch in northwestern Spain right above Portugal. Its cliffs of Cape Finisterre are the end of the world or were thought to be by the Romans. The Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail runs through this region, as well. The landscape is beyond comparison as is the food.
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When visiting Germany you will want to throw yourself into the land’s traditional cuisine. And why not? Try the sauerkraut and dumplings, the cheese spaetzle and beer. Go for it! But while you are there you will also want to sample some of the foods that made in-roads into Germany over the last decades. The variety is pretty amazing and involves a good amount of Turkish food, as well as Japanese. Depending on the city or region in which you find yourself, signature dishes will vary and this is by no means an exhaustive list, but stay with us because the German food scene is pretty diverse.