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Sightseeing Tours

We love food but we also enjoy learning about the local history and culture. These are the sightseeing tours we’ve taken in different cities around the world.

From Dhobi Ghat to the Dabbawalas: Explore Mumbai on this Public Transportation Tour

There were three things I really wanted to do on my first-ever trip to Mumbai – visit Dhobi Ghat, see the dabawwalas in action, and go on a tour of Dharavi Slum. With just two full days in the city, I needed to be efficient with my time so I had to find a tour that covered as many of these places as possible. Thankfully, I found this one.

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Yala National Park Safari: The Best Place to See the Elusive Leopard in Sri Lanka

I didn’t know this at the time but Yala National Park is home to one of the highest if not the highest concentration of leopards in the wild. It’s also home to mega fauna like elephants, wild buffalo, and sloth bears, as well as a slew of bird species and smaller mammals and reptiles.

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Visit Yehliu Geopark, Shifen, & Jiufen on a Day Tour from Taipei, Taiwan

There are many fun day trips you can make from Taipei, but this guided tour to Yehliu Geopark, Shifen Old Street, Shifen Waterfalls, and Jiufen mining town is one of the most interesting. It’s interesting because it takes you to four locations that are starkly different from one another.

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Take a Day Tour of Taroko Gorge National Park in Hualien, Taiwan

Before our trip, I read that Taiwan’s east coast is near and dear to the hearts of many Taiwanese. For them, it’s a special place, perhaps the most beautiful in Taiwan. We went on a day tour of Taroko National Park and our guide Tony described how it’s one of the only places in the country where you could enjoy the mountains and ocean all at once.

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Elephant Nature Park: A True Animal Sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand

What drew me to Elephant Nature Park is it’s “no elephant riding” policy. There are no bull hooks here, no elephants forced to kick soccer balls or paint for the entertainment of tourists. Instead, the park functions as a true rescue center and animal reserve.

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Visit Nami Island, Gangchon Rail Park, and Petite France on a Day Tour from Seoul

Nami Island is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Seoul. Aside from being storybook beautiful, it’s a curious place that’s unlike anything we’ve ever visited. There’s a child-like quality to the island reminiscent of faeries, elves, and other playful spirits. We relegate them to fantasy as adults but here, they may still exist.

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