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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...
A Discussion on the Different Reasons People Travel to Different Places
Traveling is an essential activity for a human. It enables us to move from one location to another in search of items of need, for pleasure or adventure. This movement involved different modes; they include foot, road, air, rail, and water. All these modes have their medium to move people or language from source to destinat...
A Cultural Perspective on International Tourism
International Tourism-Cultural Perspective Introduction Tourism has for many decades been regarded as among the most valuable sectors within many economies globally. Besides being a fast growing and highly beneficial industry, the growing mutual relationship between tourism and culture has not passed the global attention,...
Chris McCandless Should Not Be Remembered Only for His Death
Chris McCandless was an extreme adventurer as well as an intellect. He gained fame after his story became national news after his dead body was found in the Alaskan bush. Many people became very critical of Chris, saying that he had no prior experience and was just being selfish by causing heartache to his friends and fam...
A Comparison of United Kingdom and United States in Notes From a Big Country by Bill Bryson
BOOK REVIEW: BILL BRYSON; NOTES FROM A BIG COUNTRY If you ever wanted to know how would an American, who has spent last twenty years of his life on another continent, behave when he comes home after all that time, then “Notes from a big country” is a great book for you. Bill Bryson explains his advantages and dis...