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A Comparison of Qualities between Costa Rica and Jamaica
It would take a lifetime to describe the stunning touristic places Costa Rica and Jamaica both have to offer. When comparing Costa Rica to Jamaica, these two places have distinct cultures, different types of living, and popular sayings. It seems to be nice to imagine to live in their cultures they have for a week or two,...
A Personal Account of a Trip to New York City Which Went Better Than Expected
Before arriving in New York City, I was nervous about many aspects of this trip. I personally, do not feel very comfortable in cities because of the crowds, expenses, and homeless population that occupy cities. I also feel culture shocked any time I am in a city instead of my usual suburban locations. Surprisingly, once we...
A Proposal to Establish Leogane as a Charter City
We are writing to you in hope that you will hear our cause and help us achieve our goals, while increasing the economy throughout the world. We have a plan to establish a Charter city in Léogâne, Haiti. This Charter city, stationed near Haiti’s populated capital on the rich agricultural coast, will bring great wealth to the...
The Magic of Travelling Through Europe
Europe is an absolutely ethereal place for wanderers to travel with its insanely diverse cuisines and cultures, rich history and assorted terrain. This continent is astonishingly compact as all of its countries are nicely fitted together like a puzzle as one complementing the other and has perfect infrastructure which makes...
A Travel Recommendation for Cleveland and Cedar Point, Hershey and Florida
Have you ever heard someone say, travel while you still can ; that’s because it’s true. There are places in our lives that are worth travelling to. Three of these are Hershey, Pennsylvania ; Cleveland and Cedar Point in Ohio ; and Florida. These places are worth it because they are fun, but all have different environments....
The Magic of the Bubbleman at Garfield Park
Bubbleman I live in the quiet neighborhood of South Pasadena. It is very nice, and everyone knows each other because of the town’s relatively small population of nearly 26,000 people. There are also many trees in our neighborhood, which is nice because every day, when I get tired, I would just stare at the trees and list...
Why You Should Visit Atlanta
Visit Atlanta, It’s Great! Georgia is a wondrous state in the great country, the United States of America. Among the crown jewel cities of Georgia is Atlanta. Atlanta has an amazing culture. There is fantastic excitement, wonderful adventures to be had in Atlanta. Atlanta also has an excellent cuisine. You should visit Atl...
An Analysis of Reenactment as a Form of Dark Tourism
I don't believe reenactment to be a form of Dark Tourism. Reenactment is entertainment for both those watching and performing. This could be said for the participants in The Dungeon attraction in England, but that is predominantly focused on death and disfigurement. Reenactments are predominantly focused on history and its...
A Summary of My Exciting Trip in Germany, Italy, England and Japan
I have been a tourist four times in my life. As discussed in my previous writing assignment, I don't consider it tourism unless a sense of naïve wonder and desire to gain a greater knowledge or experience is present, so I am not counting the yearly treks to New Jersey my family makes for purposes of seeing family as tourism...
The Definition of Tourism and How to Be a Proper Tourist
The most immediately obvious facet of what it means to be a tourist is that one has to be engaged in travel to some degree. All tourism is travel, but not all travel is tourism. Inherent to the concept of tourism is the word "tour", what Webster's Dictionary describes as "an activity in which you go through a place…in order...