If Ever in Switzerland, be sure to visit Lucerne

Among the different cities that you could choose to see in Switzerland, Lucerne will surely figure top of your list. It is known to be the capital of Lucerne district and is a populous town located in the center of Switzerland. It is known to be a center for culture, media, transportation and economics of the region. The city is located by Lake Lucerne, hence the name. Due to the river Reuss that outflows from this lake as well as the Rigi and Pilatus mounts of the Swiss Alps that can be seen here, Lucerne, not only has breathtaking scenes but also offers several landmark places to visit.

As per the history of the region the German Alemannic people inhabited this area whose religion and culture is still evident in the historic landmarks preserved around town. Among the several places to visit here, mount Pilatus is a common destination for tourists here. One can enjoy mountain climbing, sledding and hiking activities here as well as enjoy the mountainous scenery here.

Lake Lucerne is the next stop which is the fourth largest lake in this country. There are several bends and arms of the lake to discover and the scenes by the lake change as per the seasons during the year.  

Kapellbrucke is an iconic winding bridge here that is a must to discover by tourists here. The bridge is lined with 17th century art which line the roof of the grand stone water tower that stands by this wooden bridge.

Lion Monument is another place here to visit which has carvings made on a rock surface that is dedicated to the war heroes of the seventies.

Rigi is another popular mountain resort to visit. Known as a mountain massif, it is surrounded by water bodies like Lake Zug and Lake Lucerne.

These are some of the several places that you will enjoy visiting when you are in Lucerne.

Acapulco: What To Do And Where To Go?

Acapulco is the appropriate tourist town. The great weather and the sandy beaches attract travelers from all over the world. I had an amazing time at Acapulco. It is a picturesque city with a vibrant nightlife. Trust me; you are going to have an unforgettable vacation. Follow my guide to enjoy the best this city has to offer.

  • Watch the La Quebrada’s Cliff Divers

Irrespective of whether you plan to go in day-time or visit at night as the spectacle is lit through torches, the popular cliff divers of Acapulco is definitely a must-see. They launch them from a height of hundred feet into these churning oceans. The divers have to time their launch as per their waves.

  • Enjoy the beach of Acapulco

At Acapulco has a beach, weather all the year round. There are plenty of activities that I took part in along the beaches. Make sure that you do not forget the sunscreen if you want to soak in the sun. I had too much in fun in bungee jumping. You will surely find a beach for you here. Caletilla and Playa Caleta have gentle waves. It is frequented by children and families. Playa Condesa is the trendiest beach. I found many watersports here.

  • Explore La Costera

The primary attraction is Costera Miguel Aleman of Acapulco. Here, I found some amazing restaurants, nightclubs, and shops. There are some of the largest shopping malls here such as Plaza Bahía and La Gran Plaza.

  • Take a walk around Zocalo

Acapulco is one of the most real Mexico towns. The heart of this city is Zocalo. Plaza Juan Alvarez is the primary public square. The plaza that is tree-shaded is frequented by tourists, as well as locals. There are many places to shop and eat.

Must See Attractions if you visit the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are beautiful volcanic islands. These islands are home to several unique species. What makes this place so famous? Charles Darwin spent a lot of time there and that lead to his very famous evolution theory. Today, Galapagos Islands attract a lot of biology enthusiasts. It also has many beautiful beaches which attract beach lovers. Let’s take a look at the must-see attractions in Galapagos Islands below.


  • Tortoises


The Galapagos Islands are represented by the enormous tortoise on the tourism brochures. Tortoises found here live for more than 150 years, and they weigh up to 900 pounds. It’s a fascinating creature. If you wish to go to the Galapagos, then you should take a look at this magnificent creature.


  • Charles Darwin Research Station


If you are a science junkie, then you must visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. You can take a closer look at the observations made by Charles Darwin while he was here. You will learn more about how they continue with his work at the research station. They preserve a lot of species; especially those species that are only seen in these islands. Research Station is situated on the Santa Cruz Island. If you visit this island, then you should spend some time in the Research Station as well.


  • Lava Tubes


You should definitely visit these beautiful structures, which are a result of lava formation. The cave-like structure has such beauty. As a visitor, you are allowed to explore it freely. However, if you wish to have a better understanding of the formation of these structures, then you should opt for a guided tour.


  • Chinese Hat


Chinese Hat is a tiny island near Santiago. The size of the island doesn’t exceed a tenth of a square mile! You will love the volcanic formations you will see there. If you are interested in snorkeling and swimming, then you have a facility for both. Most importantly, you will be able to sea lions, iguanas and penguins there.


  • Tortuga Bay


If you are a beach person, then you must not miss the Tortuga Bay. It’s a really popular destination that attracts lots of tourists every year. Tourists love the bright sand and crystal-clear water. You will also get to see wildlife from close quarters. Overall, you will have a great time there. For someone who loves pristine beach, Tortuga Bay will unfold like a dream. You will love every minute spent there.