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Jun132012

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Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms and St Peter's

Rome, Italy

My Rating
4 star rating: Recommended

My Review

Guide was very informative, although I personally had a little trouble understanding her once in a while. The information was presented well, and enjoyable, especially if you are interested in religious/Christian history. Tour was well-paced and not too tiring; most of it was indoors, which was better than being out in the sun though most of the rooms do NOT have air-conditioning. We probably enjoyed St Peter's Basilica most out of all the major ones we saw in London, Paris and Rome. It was quite worth the money and we would recommend this tour to other people.

Jun102012

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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

Lucerne, Switzerland

My Rating
3 star rating: Worth doing

My Review

The scenery was beautiful and definitely worth a visit, but I'm not sure how worthwhile the tour is. The guide hardly gave commentary on the information or legends surrounding Mt Pilatus; she only spoke about it briefly on the bus ride to the base of the mountain. This was followed by 2 cable car rides, 1.5 hours free time at the peak (which was nice), cogwheel train down and boat ride back to Lucerne. Not sure there was much point in taking a tour other than the initial bus ride there (and I'd imagine public transport will serve the area as well). The cable car rides and time at the peak were great. The cogwheel train was just a novelty pretty much, and the boat ride was similar to the sightseeing cruises you can hop on at Lucerne, so nothing really special. We were up on a foggy day and were surrounded by clouds, so we couldn't see much, but we still enjoyed it and it gave us a sense of being really high up. On clear days the view is amazing and you can see the surrounding Alps. Overall, I would recommend visiting Mt Pilatus - on your own.

Jun062012

Tour/Activity

Paris Pass

Paris, France

My Rating
2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better

My Review

Might be alright in order to save the hassle, but price wise isn't worth it. There's no way to see enough attractions to make the Pass worthwhile without rushing around like a mad person and targeting the 'expensive' attractions like the Wine tasting. Paris Pass covers entrance into Chateau Versailles, but NOT the train ride to get there; doesn't cover the Eiffel Tower; a few major attractions are free to begin with (Sacre Coeur, Notre Dame Cathedral (not the towers)); Lines were generally not long to begin with, and you can skip the line by buying tickets online for the more popular attractions; Hop-on-hop-off bus didn't have much commentary, and route is circular and in only one direction (so you have to see the attractions in order if you don't want to spend 2 hours on the bus). The bus also doesn't cover major attractions like the Pantheon or Sacre Coeur; Also a reasonable hassle to collect the pass since Hard Rock Cafe (the collection point) wasn't really close to any of the attractions. Overall wouldn't buy it again, but that's because I do a lot of planning and pre-buying tickets plus a daily travelcard will save a lot of money.

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