Tales of a solo traveler’s guilty pleasures…the Hop On/ Hop Off bus!

Just about every city I have visited, the second day of the itinerary was the Hop On/Hop Off bus.

Tourist Trap? Maybe.

Guilty Pleasure? Definitely.

Why do I not despise the very touristy attraction that is the bane of every local? A few reasons: easy way to get my bearings, transportation, and a fast history lesson.

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Vic’s Pic of the Week–London, UK


Piccadilly Circus and the Eros statue in the foreground–the “Times Square” of London where the night life of London is bustling with locals, buskers, and tourists.  Theatres, pubs, restaurants, and late night attractions all around for you to enjoy.  Trafalgar Square in front of the National Gallery often hosts concerts and outdoor events is nearby along with Covent Garden–the theatre district.

Cityscape Destination: Seville

Where:  Seville, Spain

When:  February 2015

Weather conditions:  high 50s and close to 70 by the end of our stay in the city–beautiful walking weather–you only feel too warm when exerting yourself in full sun

How long?:  6 days 5 nights (second leg of southern Spain tour)  travelled by train from Granada to Seville

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