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About Web Tourist

Web Tourist is an online resource for trip planning, travel inspiration and tips to help you make the most of your next holiday. We share blog posts weekly and also offer a trip planning service to our readers.

Quick Guide to Thailand

The Kingdom of Thailand is an exciting place for visitors to explore. The country boasts a richly diverse landscape, which includes tropical islands complete with beautiful sandy beaches, dense jungles, vibrant cities and mountain villages. Here are just a few…

Five of the Best Beaches in Europe

What makes a good beach? For everyone the criteria is different, yet there are some things that everyone will agree to. Clear water? Golden sand? Secluded location? Whatever makes a good beach for you, finding it and topping your tan…

Sydney’s Top Four Day Trips and Weekend Getaways

While Sydney can be the perfect vacation destination in itself, with its pristine beaches, iconic architecture and picture-perfect weather, sometimes Sydneysiders want to get away. Here are the best day trips and weekend getaways from the Harbour city.   Blue…

Culinary Highlights of China

When it comes to food, China is probably one of the most adventurous countries you could imagine. In the Land of Dragons, you can dig not only into traditional dumplings called baozi/ jiaozi or famous noodles, but also such dishes…

Tips for Meeting Locals on Your Travels

It is one thing to go to a new country and “see the sites” but if you want a deeper, enriching travel experience what you really want to do is “meet the locals.”  Our world is filled with so many…

Taking Mystery Trips

Recently, many adventurous travellers have opted to go on Mystery Trips. But what are these Mystery Trips all about? Simply put, Mystery Trips are short trips to an unknown destination. Travel consultants put together an itinerary to a mysterious location…

Tricks for Avoiding International Phone Charges

As soon as your plane touches down in a new country, you’ll want to text, Snapchat, and Instagram every single thing you see to all the poor saps back home who are missing out. Cell phone charges can quickly halt…

Visiting Orlando with Teens

Orlando is one of the family vacation capitals of the world.  Millions of families visit each year for the endless theme parks, water parks, animal parks, and all the great “Sunshine State” weather.  When it comes to family vacations, many…

Top Honeymoon Destinations Around the World

When it comes to getting married, most brides have the wedding planned down to the tiniest detail.  But for many couples, by the time they get to planning the honeymoon, they are simple too stressed and overwhelmed to think straight. …

Visiting New England in the Spring

After long, harsh winters, a New England spring can seem like heaven.  Locals are finally able to put away the winter coats and enjoy a bit of the outdoors without risking frostbite.  For visitors, spring is the perfect time to…