By VIRTUALTOURIST.COM, Special to QMI Agency
If nothing else, travelling proves that one person's gold is another's straw. With this in mind the members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com have announced their list of the "Top 10 Places Where One Visit is Enough."
1. SEATTLE, WASH.
It may be fun to watch the guys at Pike Place Market throw fish, but for some that's the pinnacle of the city's appeal.
2. PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
The city is among the world's most hyped when it comes to beauty, but many travellers feel this is one stunner that doesn't have quite enough going on inside.
3. ROME, ITALY
While this is the dream trip of a lifetime for some, for others, this city's abundance of ruins becomes a little too much after a while.
4. PARIS, FRANCE
Perhaps a victim of too much good press, for many, this city fails to live up to its reputation and while Francophiles may gasp at the notion that the City of Light could fail to entrance anyone, its detractors are many.
Considering this country's expanse, we can see how a visit to one of its less-exciting areas could result in a less-than-favourable opinion.
6. NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE; HOHENSCHWANGAU, GERMANY
There's no question it's a crown jewel of the country, but once you've seen it, it becomes a rhinestone.
7. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Unless you're a serious, or at least, recreational gambler, "Lost Wages" doesn't really offer enough incentive to warrant a second visit.
8. CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO
Having become overdeveloped as of late, it's become a great place for tourists and a not-so-great place for travellers.
9. MOUNT RUSHMORE; KEYSTONE, S.D.
Although awe-inspiring, many feel only the uber-patriotic would have reason to come back here more than once.
10. NIAGARA FALLS
It's romantic and breathtaking, but like many romances, fizzles after the first thrill.
(c) 2011 VirtualTourist.com, Distributed by Tribune Media Services Inc.
This story was posted on Fri, September 2, 2011
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