The Educational Tourist Blog

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Usaquen Flea Market – Sunday in Bogota

Usaquen Sunday Traditional Market We got into Bogota late Saturday night and happily slept in Sunday morning. Once we finally emerged from our slumber in our very comfortable room we decided to see the...

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Pops – Quirky Route 66

Pops – a must visit spot on Quirky Route 66 Road trips are a great way to see a country. Leave time to stop for snacks, gas, and stretching everyone’s legs. Also, plan for...

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What to see on Route 66

Route 66 If your idea of a road tripping involves the weird, odd, or unusual, you’ll love historic Route 66. Historic Route 66 has had many names: Will Rogers Highway Main Street of America...

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Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell is the highest point in Austin (775 feet above the lake) and a fantastic spot to get a lovely view of both downtown and the Colorado River. Head there early to beat...

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Road Trip Packing List

ROAD TRIP!! *contains affiliate links* Who remembers road trips? We took road trips when I was a kid. I remember coloring in my coloring books and playing lots of games like ‘I spy’ and...

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Crazy laws – Texas

Texas has some crazy laws! You might think that lawmakers are all serious folks, but not so! Apparently, they have a soft spot for state flowers because this ‘crazy’ law in Texas is was...

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Helicopter Ride New York City

New York City – From Above! New York City is a place filled with countless things to see and experience year-round. With great public transportation available, you can rest your tired feet and take...