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This style template can be used for large cities (see Mexico City) or small islands (see Oahu). Optionally, any or all sections can be split out into the district level (see Mexico City). comments requested

Know

This is a where you give a quick descriptive overview of the destination. Be sure to include some context so readers know where and what they are reading about.

Also include any background information paticular to the city (i.e. [Geneva] is a French speaking city, Dehli can be more dangerous than other parts of India, etc), but try not to duplicate too much information that already exisits in the country or region page.

Understand

Get in/Get out

Arrival and departure details. Try and include as many options as you can think of. Also include getting to and from transportation centers to the destination.

Get around

How to get around once you are there: bus, train, rickshaw, ferry, gondoal, etc. How much does local transport cost, where/how to buy tickets, and good discounts (week or weekend passes, 1/2 price seniors or students, etc).

See

Insides

  • Museums
  • Palace
  • Churches

Outsides

  • Squares
  • Parks
  • Site seeing

Do

Learn

Work

Buy

Eat

Mention any local specialties or oddities.

Wheres

Specific restaurant info, or general idea of good areas of the destination to try. Be sure to explain what the price ranges are ($2 for a meal can be a splurge in some cities).

Budget

  • Name of Restaurant, Address (extra directions if necessary), phone number (email, fax, other contact if possible). Days and times open. One to three sentences about the food, service, atmosphere, view, specialties, music, what have you. $lowprice-$highprice (extra price info). http://www.restaurant.example.com/

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Mention any local specialties or oddities.

Wheres

Specific bar/club info, or general idea of good areas of the destination to try. Invent groupings/lables as needed (Gay friendly, student, hipster, fancy-pants, etc). Good things to mention: dress code, entrance fees, safety concerns, solo-woman friendly or pick-up bar, good/bad nights)

Bars

  • Name of Bar, Address (extra directions if necessary), phone number (email, fax, other contact if possible). Days and times open. One to three sentences about the food, service, atmosphere, view, specialties, music, what have you. $lowprice-$highprice (extra price info). http://www.restaurant.example.com/

Clubs Events

Sleep

Specific accommodation info, or general idea of good areas of the destination to try. Other good info to include is high/low season, the importance of reservation, things to request (quiet room, view, airport pick up, etc)

Budget

  • Name of Place, Address (extra directions if necessary), phone number (email, fax, other contact if possible). Days and times open. One to three sentences about the service, atmosphere, view, rooms, what have you. $lowprice-$highprice (extra price info). http://www.hotel.example.com/

Mid-range

Splurge

Stay Safe

Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

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