12 Free Activities You Can Do Around the World

Paris Hang out at the Jardin du Luxembourg, where you can sit around and people-watch. You can also bring a book or even have your own Parisian picnic, complete with a blanket and a basket of snacks! Dubai Watch a film for free at Wafi Mall’s rooftop cinema. Films kick off at 8:30pm every Sunday, […]

  • November 13, 2019

Paris

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Hang out at the Jardin du Luxembourg, where you can sit around and people-watch. You can also bring a book or even have your own Parisian picnic, complete with a blanket and a basket of snacks!

Dubai

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Watch a film for free at Wafi Mall’s rooftop cinema. Films kick off at 8:30pm every Sunday, but head off early to snag a prime beanbag spot. Popcorn, snacks and drinks excluded.

Hong Kong

Enjoy a Cantonese Opera at Temple Street’s Night Market. The lively show is a treat despite the language barrier.

New Zealand

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Fans of The Lord of the Rings will have a blast taking pictures and traveling through Middle Earth at The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film sets.

Morocco

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Hang out in Djemaa el-Fna, Morocco’s most famous public square. It is a UNESCO site filled with snake charmers, musicians, magicians, hawkers and vendors, enough to entertain you for a lazy afternoon.

Bangkok

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Watch muay thai, the national sport of Thailand, for free at the MBK Center. Sports enthusiasts and curious travelers can take advantage of the free entrance every Wednesday at 6PM.

New York

Board the Staten Island Ferry for a free open-air view of the Statue of Liberty and the iconic New York City skyline. The ferry ride is available 24 hours and each ride runs for 25 minutes.

Sydney

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Take a dip into one of the city’s iconic ocean pools, a fun and free way to get your dose of the sea.

Amsterdam

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Indulge in a free concert featuring professional and upcoming musicians at the Concertgebouw’s Main Hall or Recital Hall every Wednesdays. Take note that each concert starts at 12:30PM, except during the months of July and August.

London

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Museum enthusiasts will be delighted to know that most of the city’s museums have free admission. Some of the must-visit museums: The Tate, National Gallery, Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Tokyo

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Wander around the Imperial Palace grounds with a free tour scheduled at 10AM or 1:30PM. Sundays have free bicycle rentals as well, perfect for exploring the outer moat.

San Francisco

Love music? Head out to Amoeba Music, an independent music shop known for its free in-store performances and endless racks of music albums.

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