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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.

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…

How to Choose a European River Cruise

European river cruises are on the rise in 2014, and it’s not hard to see why. These tours have all the adventure, inclusiveness, and amenities of a typical ocean cruise, but with land never further than a football field away….

Five Essential Tricks for Taking Your Family to Theme Parks

Theme parks are the sugar cereal of family holidays – they’re highly coveted, brightly colored, and plastered with animated characters, and sooner or later, most kids can talk hesitant parents into tossing them in the basket. However, this rite of…

What to Pack for a Hiking Trip

Packing for a hiking trip can be very tricky, especially if this is not something you do very often. Many people feel tempted to bring a lot of things with them thinking that they might need them throughout the trip….