The debate on whether one’s a tourist or traveler seems to be never ending. Travelers and tourists are both people who enjoy traveling to different destinations because they like to see something new. Both love the journey, but have difference expectations of the new place they going to. Some people use these words interchangeably so here are some main differences between travelers and tourists.
Goi Cuon, Vietnamese Spring Rolls, are a light and healthy appetizer that will please anyone who loves a fresh snack.
Here in the US, tipping is not optional in most circumstances, but every country in the world has different guidelines.
Because tipping rules vary by country, region, and place of business, it’s important to research your destination’s customs prior to any trip. And since there are no real ‘rules’, the etiquette of what countries you should tip in can get confusing. We put together a list of 11 top travel destinations and who you should tip and how much.
By: Derek Miller, Travel Consultant
Vietnam is country with a rich history. At the beginning of my cruise on the Mekong river with AmaWaterways, I went to the Independence Palace, which serves as one of the many museums that Saigon has to offer. It’s known as Saigon by its people who live there but Ho Chi Minh City by its government.
On the outside of the museum there were relics of old war planes, tanks and large bombs that were used in the war. That was extremely fascinating for me seeing these in real life as opposed to on television or in a movie theater.