History of Tourism: The Grand Tour 17th to 18th century

The Grand Tour. Educational Journey of the 17th to 18th century History of Tourism: Grand Tour : In the 18th century, young English aristocrats completed their education with a trip through Europe that was very initiatory. In eighteenth-century Britain, nobles played a relevant role in politics and diplomacy. After a long period of convulsions, the country had established itself as a parliamentary monarchy and enjoyed political and religious stability. It was also going through a period of great prosperity, the …

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The History of Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome: Historic Evolution of Tourism This is the first part of an investigation of the History of Tourism. The second part, Tourism in the Middle Ages can be read here Tourism is a series of trips made for pleasure or for commercial, professional or similar reasons, during which the absence of habitual residence is only temporary. Triumph Arch in Via Agrippa – Orange – (France) Modern tourism was born in the XIX century, as a …

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Erotic Pompeii, Vettii House – Italy

Erotic Pompeii Vettii House The House of the Vettii in Pompeii, famous for its erotic paintings, can now be visited, although the most surprising environments still remain closed to tourists. Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.  The ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum are one of the main tourist attractions in Italy. Vettii house of Pompeii, may be visited by tourists. It had been closed for twelve years, but the interventions for its restoration will make …

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Thomas Cook & Son in the History of Tourism

Thomas Cook and The first Organized Tourist Trip

Thomas Cook & Son History of Tourism. The founder grew up in a Baptist family and was a fervent believer, both traveling through his region as a missionary. I work as a cabinetmaker to earn money. Influenced by his experience as a missionary, he decided to be a teetotaler at age 25. He attributed part of the great social problems of the moment to alcohol consumption.

In a way, his participation in the anti-alcohol league helped him in his work success, since his first organized trip was for a group of 500 teetotalers in 1841, from Leicester to Loughborough, a distance of 11 miles. They paid a shilling each approximately U$S 3.05 today

Thomas Cook & Son - History of Tourism
Thomas Cook & Son – History of Tourism

Trip to the International exhibition in Paris

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Amazon Lockers for Travelers

What are the Amazon Lockers?

In a palce or shop where it is located in a geographical point of a city. There is a sect with Lockers where one can go to withdraw, through a code, a purchase made through the Amazon page. Each sector of lockers has a name of its own, for example New York City

Amazon find a locker near you
Amazon find a locker near you

It is convenient to buy a few days before traveling and move to withdraw the moment we arrive in that city. Purchases once they arrive at the lockers are maintained for 3 business days. But if the buyer does not remove it on the third business day, the product is returned to its origin.

Amazon lockers
Amazon lockers

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How does it work?

Once the purchase has been made and the option of a certain location of Amazon Lockers has been selected, an e-mail notification is received with a unique code that includes the address and times of the selected locker.
When the package is removed, you also enter the received code or scan the barcode using the scanner and following the instructions on the screen.

 Amazon Lockers 2020
 

All packages distributed to Amazon Lockers locations must be removed within 3 business days, otherwise the package will return to its origin and a return of the purchase will be made.

 Amazon Lockers 2020
Amazon Lockers 2020

The purchase must be purchased by Amazon.com and must not exceed the following dimensions: 16.5 x 13.8 x 12.6 inches (42 x 35 x 32cm) and should not weigh more than 10 lbs (or 4.5kg). It serves for small things,if you want to buy a suitcase for example, and send it to a locker, you can't. Anyway when simulating the purchase, without entering card data, it indicates if it applies to Amazon Lockers or not.

 

What things come in?

What small things can get into those lockers? You have to consider the measures of the box, but here some examples

 Amazon Lockers 2020

Samsonite Electronic ScaleLuggage Samsonite Scale

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Samsonite UmbrellaLuggage Samsonite Umbrella

Amazon Fresh in America

All the products you need every day are here and you can buy them now at Amazon Fresh with Amazon Prime !

 

  Cooking and Baking Baking Chocolates, Carob and Cocoa     Sports Nutrition Amino Acids Endurance & Energy Healthy Snacks & Beverages Nutrition Bars Pre-WorkoutFresh Meal Kits   Fresh Produce Shop fruit, vegetables, cut fruit, packaged salad mixes, cut vegetables