Archive | March, 2008

Las Vegas Airport Shuttles & Transport

Editor’s Note: This is the second in our “airport transport & airport shuttles” series. We’ve asked Viator’s own hardcore travelers — the people who travel month in, month out — to write brief insider guides to airport transportation at major airports around the world. The following is by Alesia Stochel, the manager of Viator’s Las […]

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March 31, 2008 by | 3 Comments

Packing for Success: My Suitcase Secrets

I’m packing again. Another day, another suitcase.I love it and I hate it. Love it because it means I’m off somewhere. Hate it because there is just not enough room in there for everything I might need. How can I predict what mood I might be in on any given day and what I might […]

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March 28, 2008 by | 1 Comment

Things to Do in Istanbul

What is surprising about Istanbul is not the exotic atmosphere, it’s the cosmopolitan sensation of a city on par with New York or Paris. Sure, the call to prayer echoing from neighborhood mosques is nothing to scoff at — particularly when accompanied by an evening sunset. And sure, many aspects of Turkish culture and history […]

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March 26, 2008 by | 2 Comments

London Heathrow Airport Transfers: An Insider’s Guide

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Heading to London Heathrow? The easy part is finding a flight. The tricky bit is getting from Heathrow into London itself. That’s something we know a little bit about here at Viator, and we’ve decided to share it with you, unbiased, unvarnished, warts and all. Take a few minutes to check out the options.

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March 25, 2008 by | 6 Comments

What to do in Milan? Drink coffee, prego!

What to do in Milan? Start with an espresso. Drama. Passion. Coffee. Coffee, coffee, café. You guessed it, the land of the Boot. Italy. That’s where I am now, where the waving pointed finger is the only way to make a conversation work. Where you can never say “yes” just once (“si, si, si” in […]

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March 24, 2008 by | Comments Off on What to do in Milan? Drink coffee, prego!

A Black Cab Taxi Tour of London

In London I am always passing weird place names. The other day I saw a church called the Parish Church of St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe. I had to know where on earth it had got that name. So I went on a Black Cab Taxi tour of London. A private two hours of being driven around by […]

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March 19, 2008 by | Comments Off on A Black Cab Taxi Tour of London

Things to Do in Dubrovnik

If you only ever leave home once more in your life, make it a trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia. It’s a big statement, I know. But, as you are all aware by now, I’m a big fan of Croatia, and Dubrovnik is the pride of the country.

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March 17, 2008 by | 6 Comments

Travel Like Royalty

Let me make one thing clear, I am not stalking any of Britain’s royal family, and I’m not a royal family gossip monger. However, I read Yahoo! News, and I can’t help but notice when article after article on Charles and Camilla’s tour through the Caribbean keeps popping up. At first I was intrigued. Are […]

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March 13, 2008 by | 2 Comments

Getaways in Germany: Escape to Stralsund & Rugen

Oh how I do like to be beside the seaside. Stralsund, that’s the place to be. To get anywhere in Germany not in Berlin, as logic would dictate, you need to get out of Berlin. We’re not exactly talking about Los Angelese-style overpasses and car-sized turnstiles, but there is a fair share of confusion in […]

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March 12, 2008 by | 1 Comment

GPS GoCar Rentals – A Look Under the Hood

At Viator we’re constantly searching for new ways to experience destinations like a traveler, not just a tourist. Which is why we are pleased to offer the ground breaking, cutting edge, and profoundly yellow GPS-guided Storytelling GoCars for city touring over on the Viator website. Huh? What’s that? What in the world are we talking […]

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March 7, 2008 by | Comments Off on GPS GoCar Rentals – A Look Under the Hood