Albeit, it is not as popular as the other cities in Canada, it is a beautiful city to explore. It is popular for its annual events and historical sites. The hospitality of the local people is charming. This is a great place for families, as well as couples who are looking for a weekend destination. The food, art, and outdoor activities are enjoyable. Take a look at the best things you can do in this city.
Visit Anvil Center
This is multi-functional space, which is located at the center of New Westminster. Here, you will be able to watch the performances by local artists group. I have to say that these people are so talented and the shows are amazing. This is a great place for theatre and art enthusiasts. Catch a show with your family to have a good time.
Tour Irving House
This is must-visit attractions for history lovers. Here, you will be able to find out how life had been like in the 1800s. It had been the residence of William Irving, the entrepreneur, and the steamship captain. The mansion has been so well-maintained that it looks still as good as new. If you want, you can avail the guided tour to know more about this historical mansion.
Marvel the view at New Westminster Quay
New Westminster Quay is located towards the right of Fraser River. Go out with your family on a sunny day. Walk along the boardwalk while you enjoy the scenic beauty. I relaxed and soaked in the sunlight by the hammock.
Taste the food at river market
If you are a foodie, the best place to enjoy a good meal is the Quayside Drive’s, River Market. There is an extensive range of cafes and restaurants to be found here. Trust me; the food served here is absolutely delicious.
New Brunswick has many surprises stored for the tourists. There are numerous attractions that can be suitable for all budgets, travel styles, and interests. I enjoyed every outdoor activity offered by this city. If you are planning to visit New Brunswick, there are a few things you can enjoy.
Bay of Fundy and Fundy National Park
Most of the attractions that make this city so enticing are related to the Bay of Fundy. You will see the highest tides in here. This measures up to 19 meters and takes place 2 times every day. As the tides rise and fall, it develops a natural phenomenon which includes the Reversing Falls and a tidal bore of Moncton.
In Fundy National Park, see the forest meets the tide. You are going to get a breathtaking view in here. The best part is that you will get to enjoy this view all throughout the year. There are hiking trails and along them to enjoy the natural beauty. I was simply mesmerized by the beauty of the three waterfalls.
Want to know a stunning fact about this rock? These look different on low and high tides. On high tides, it looks like tree-clad lands and on low tide; it appears like large eroded sea stacks. You will be able to check them out from a series of platforms. During low tide, you can walk down the stairs on the ocean bed. I took the guidance of the park ranger in here.
The Fundy Trail
The beautiful coastal Fundy Trail Park was a great experience. There are picnic spots where you will be able to enjoy the coastal cliffs and marine wildlife. You will find trails where you can go hiking and cycling. If you happen to visit during low tides, you can access the sea caves.
Florianopolis also was known as Floripa is separated into two parts. The main part is associated with cultural life is situated on a small island. The city is the capital of Santa Catarina. What attracted to me the place was that this place has more than 40 beaches and several things to do. This is the best place to visit during your summer vacation. Take a look at the sights and activities that the city has to offer.
Previously, this market consisted of tents which were separated into two parts. One was from the countryside locals and dealers from the locality. I found foodstuffs, hinterland drugs, fresh meals, and spices like vanilla and cinnamon in this market. This is lucrative and attractive for the tourists and the traders alike. However, now, the market sells not just food items but also handicrafts, clothes, and crockeries.
If you want to gather some information on the city, visit the city’s historic center. You will find many historical buildings such as Cathedral Metropolitana and Public Market along with beautiful museums, plazas, and parks. As a matter of fact, you will also come across an extensive range of restaurants.
Spend time at the beach
Being a water sport and beach enthusiast, this place was a must-visit. The best beaches to surf are Praia Brava and Praia Mole. However, if you are new to surfing visit Barra da Lagoa. Joaquina is the place for the international surfing competition. Praia Moçambique, the natural beauty also has some of the popular and rich clubs. You can either visit them all or choose the right one for you.
It is just the right place to party. There are many clubs and bars. In fact, you can use the beach for a barbeque party. The beaches offer bar and lounge during the daytime and transform to clubs during the night.
Oaxaca is a wonderful city in the center of Mexico. It is mostly popular for its colonial buildings, most of which are made from green volcanic stone. It has a central Zocalo Square featuring Palacio de Gobierno which is designed with colorful murals that depict regional history. It has a beautiful church with a rich baroque interior along with the adjoining former convent. I personally liked the indigenous culture prevalent in this city. This city offers you many things, some of them are listed below:
Church of Santo Domingo De Guzmán
This is one of the churches in Oaxaca. Being a religious person, I preferred to visit this place first, on my trip to the city. The church and the former monastery of Santo Domingo is basically a Baroque building complex in Oaxaca. The complex also offers a sanctuary as well as an extensive system of courtyards.
Mercado 20 De Noviembre
If you want to experience the local life and culture here, then this is the perfect place to be. An old friend, Luke He loves boating and loves experiencing the outdoors in Florida and this place reminds him a lot of areas back home outside of Tampa. The Mercado 20 De has been one of Oaxaca’s largest markets. It has small stalls. You can find a variety of colorful handicrafts, jewelry, bags, shoes as well as flowers, spices, etc. So, this market is typically for shoppers and food buffers. I have personally enjoyed authentic Mexican food here.
Templo De Santo Domingo
Another attractive place of this city is Templo de Santo Domingo. It is a beautiful shrine that is dripping with gold and even ornately carved stone and woodwork. The church’s interior is all covered in gold. Its beauty really amazed me. Along with these spots, this city has many other places with a breathtaking and mesmerizing view. Zona Arqueológica De Monte Albán Zócalo Oaxaca is a small but bustling square. The city also has Benito Juárez National Park located in the valley region of Oaxaca.