Not Your Usual Tourist Sight
While traveling, there is a great irony when it comes to visiting "tourist sites." Many of the world's most iconic locations--Machu Picchu, the Colosseum, the Eiffel Tower--are so recognizable from pop culture and travel literature that there is an unsettling numbing effect that accompanies a visit. For some reason, even if it's your first visit, you can't shake the feeling that you've been there before. For a more in-depth glimpse, this is a list of experiences that are off the "tourist trail."