Helpful, Funny & Interesting Tourist Office Stories from Around the Globe
My travels throughout the world have taken me to many cities, and thus many tourist offices. And upon all these visit one thing became apparent: Tourist offices and their efficiency differ greatly from country to country.
So will it be that you might find an excellent tourist office in Switzerland with free travel maps and informative information, while you might have to pay a couple bucks for the same in India or South Africa.
I can’t even remember the amount of times I was in absolute awe at the entrepreneurship employed in India, or in complete irritation of guides wanting to take advantage of us. And then of course are there those times when you just can’t help but chuckle.
Following, do I present to you a couple of funny, not so funny, and/or simply fascinating stories told by fellow travelers of things that sometimes happen at Tourist Offices: