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Places of Interest
things to do
There are lots of
that the whole family will enjoy.
design of a building
of this building is typical of the Renaissance age.
place to look at professional paintings and drawings
We are going to visit the
where local painters exhibit their art.
places for tourists to see
The water park is our most recent
feeling for understanding one's location/surroundings in an unknown area
If you're having trouble getting your
just remember that the mountains are west.
area in a city that has many offices
Keep in mind that this is the
so that grocery store may be expensive.
a building for royalty
No one has lived in this
since the last king died twenty years ago.
a place to worship God
is the central meeting place in this town.
things that make life easier
There you will find all of your
from suntan lotion to shampoo.
something people of a region do often
to hang beads in the windows at this time of year.
on the way
While we are
to the hotel I will point out the beach and the golf course.
a place where there are theatres and concert halls
If you want to catch a movie while you're here, the
is off to your left.
something/someone that does not follow the usual rules or expectations
With the exception of
it is safe to walk around here at night.
objects (i.e. art) displayed for a short time for the public to view
It may be tough to find parking with the car
on this week.
place to buy food to take home
Since you have a kitchenette at your hotel you will need to know where the
the best part
People often say that the
of their trip is the botanical gardens.
a person or story known for a long time
According to an old
a sea monster lives in this lake.
We will meet in the
at 8 am sharp.
people who live in an area
are usually happy to show tourists around.
place where something can be found
is the best because you don't need to bother renting a car.
shows roads and directions to places
I'll give you each a
so you can follow along as we walk.
place to buy fresh food and homemade items
Every Sunday there is a farmer's
on Wade Street.
a statue/structure that honours an event or person
honours the men and women who died during the war.
a place where historical items are displayed
charges a small fee for adults, but children are free.
things that people need for every day living
We recommend that you only carry
in your purse and leave everything else at the hotel.
the way something appeared from the beginning
Except for the roof, this home has been left in its
picture taken with a camera
You may not take
here, but you can purchase a postcard.
a card with a picture on one side(usually an object or place that tourists see) that can be mailed without an envelope
The gift shop has many great souvenirs, such as
of the beautiful waterfalls.
questions or concerns
things that tourists may want to say or ask
The plane almost missed the
because it was such a bad storm.
something that has been asked for politely
The driver has made a
that you throw all of your garbage in the bin at the front on your way out.
part of a town/city with many places to eat
You will see there are many more eateries to choose from when we head to the
tradition, custom, action (religious or cultural) that people do often
It is an old native
to dance during the sunrise.
natural beauty to look at
It is impossible to capture the beauty of this
people who first made a home in an area
relied on oxen to carry their wares.
area of town where there are many stores
You may want to save some spending money because we'll be visiting the
This is the
of a very famous battle.
steps going up or down
is very steep, so please watch your step.
people who live on the street, often begging for money
You may be surprised how many
ask you for money.
things that you see around you
I hope you enjoy the castle and its
including the secret garden.
the sound you make when speaking
I apologize for my
today as I have a bit of a cold.
a piece of paper that shows you have paid
Don't forget to bring your
for a free coffee in the hotel lobby.
piece of land next to an ocean, lake, or river
There will be plenty of live entertainment down at the
glass that you look out
We can peer in the
but I think they are probably closed for the day.
reach a destination
I am glad to see you all
the tour with a view of the city at sunset.
If you're all finished looking here, we will
with the tour.
The last ferry
at 4pm, so make sure you don't miss it.
have a good experience
meeting all of you today.
think that something will be/happen a certain way
You probably weren't
to see snow.
to have a beverage on the bus, but please do not eat any food.
all the way to the back of the bus.
raise (a hand)
If you have any questions during the tour, please
that you only keep a small amount of cash in your wallet.
I will gladly
you to my favourite restaurants, if you are interested.
sit back and enjoy time in peace
Tomorrow you will have a day to just
on the beach.
take people to see an area
When we get to the museum someone else will
show us around.
relax in a seated position
and enjoy the bus tour.
If you need me to
or slow down, please let me know.
village has been left untouched.
very nice looking
You will find
homemade jewellery in that shop.
when a view is very impressive
Under the starlight the waterfall is simply
to shake hands and bow as you enter.
to accept a ride from a local.
very sad, unfortunate
The tsunami was
for local hotels.
attractive, yet simple
There is an
dining room for guests to eat in.
sculpture stands one-hundred feet high.
makes one feel very happy/energetic
to see new places, isn't it?
covers a lot
This house has an
history, and you can read more in the brochures.
very interesting to learn about/see
to know how people lived back then.
believed to have ghosts living there
The house is said to be
and no one has lived in it for fifty years or more.
of historical importance
The government named this school as a
site last year.
around the world
Every year it is an
celebration, with people coming from as far away as Africa.
very nice (appearance or personality)
This is a
place to sit and watch the local birds.
This part of town is known for its
liked by many
June is the most
time for tourists to come here.
in the old parts of town.
The village was
after the major fire in 1910.
returned to its original state
All of the antique furniture has been professionally
The water is
to drink here.
nice to look at (nature)
We will go up to the balcony for a
view of the grounds.
very good (i.e. service, food, entertainment)
The children put on a
concert at Christmas time.
Cliff jumping is a
experience for those of you who aren't afraid of heights.
too amazing/strange to seem true
what some of these street entertainers can do.
able to be seen
The top of the tower may not be
because of the fog.
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