Avast! Me hearties and ye scurvy dogs – today be a day to hoist the colors… Its International Talk Like A Pirate Day, so to celebrate we be givin’ ye pirate travel ideas so ye can be yer own buccaneer!
We be celebrating here in Sydney with a few bottles of rum, Argh! If ye be interested in bein a pirate for a day, here be some pirate travel ideas from around the globe, so yar don’ be a wench or a blige rat!
- Take the Pirates Tour, a pirate walking tour around the dockside of Key West, Florida, USA.
- Take the Pirates of the Bay tour, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
- Visit Blackbeard’s Castle US Virgin Islands.
- Visit the Golden Hind, Brixham, Devon, UK.
- Go see the Pittsburgh Pirates play at the PNC Baseball Field, Pittsburgh.
- Dress up and drink rum at your hostel or look to see if any local watering holes are celebrating the occasion.
- Go to ‘Aye-land’ (Ireland)- Bad joke???
Captain Budd, Christobal Colon, and Pirate Scrimshaw Artist can take you on a pirate walking tour where you can ‘hear the untold stories of lost treasure ships, as history is re-told, through the eyes of the freedom loving pirates.’ They cater for families during the day, and also have a pirate pub crawl at night.
Join in either a day or night tour on board a pirate ship as it sails off the coast of Puerto Vallarta. Depending on what tour you go on, according to the website, you can have a pirate meal, participate in pirate activities, and either swim in the reef, watch the fireworks, or dress up as a pirate for the day.
This family friendly tourist destination in the Carribean has ‘pirate hideouts, historic manor houses, botanical gardens, archaeological sites, sparkling pools, waterfalls, museums’.
Sir Francis Drake sailed this mighty vessel around the world from 1577 to 1580. Now you can visit the vessel and learn a thing or two about the voyage.
For those of you in London, there is a replica of the ship at St Mary Overie Dock.
The Pirates have been pretty ordinary for the last 15 years or so, but you can throw your support behind them tonight as they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Anyone who considers themself a true swashbuckler should be supporting the ‘Bucs’ tonight.
Well shiver me timbers, not be goin to write all day, Me ‘n’ these here scurvy scallywags be about to get me some saucy sweet rum, some well wicked wenches, and hav us a great grand adventuaaarrr!
Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day from TravelByU, arrgh!