Archive | October, 2010

10 Reasons to Take a Football Tour in Rio

There’s no question that you have to see some football (soccer) when you’re in Rio de Janeiro. The issue is whether you go independently or on a tour. I went with a couple of other travelers on my first trip to Rio fifteen years ago and while it was fun and the atmosphere was wild, […]

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October 28, 2010 by | 1 Comment

5 Unusual Ways of Seeing New York City

If you ever want to be completely overwhelmed, then New York City is probably the place to go to. It is the ultimate intense metropolis, with images, sounds and smells bombarding you around every corner. The height and the density of the buildings can be intimidating as well as exciting. And there are two ways […]

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October 27, 2010 by | Comments Off on 5 Unusual Ways of Seeing New York City

Chicago: The Best-Looking Skyline in the World

Chicago has the world’s greatest skyline. Yes, it’s a bold claim, but it’s rare to find anyone who will manage to go to Chicago and not be wowed by the buildings that dominate its centre.

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October 26, 2010 by | 3 Comments

Review: The Lion King at Mandalay Bay

The Lion King show at Mandalay Bay is an identical rendition of the highly acclaimed 1994 Disney film and dazzles with its extraordinary cast, exceptional musical production and emotional storyline.

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October 25, 2010 by | Comments Off on Review: The Lion King at Mandalay Bay

Welcome to Tillicum Village, Seattle

Halfway through our scrumptious salmon dinner on the Tillicum Village Tour, my Darling said to me “this review is writing itself isn’t it?” OK, well I wouldn’t go that far but yes, this tour was easy to like. We found the starting point easily.

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October 21, 2010 by | 1 Comment

Washington DC, Done a little Differently

Washington DC isn’t really a city where you have to veer away from the well-trodden path if you don’t want to. The obvious attractions in the US capital are so good that you can quite happily spend a few days ambling around them as a blissfully happy member of the herd.

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October 20, 2010 by | Comments Off on Washington DC, Done a little Differently

Highlights of Harlem, New York City

There are few parts – if any – of New York City that can instantly evoke an atmosphere like Harlem. Through its history as a music and nightlife hotspot, as well as being a notorious cultural melting pot, this part of uptown Manhattan has long held a fascination for visitors.

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October 19, 2010 by | Comments Off on Highlights of Harlem, New York City

10 Things You Can Do with a Viator.com User Account

As you may have noticed, Viator.com is expanding! In addition to adding thousands of top attractions and travel recommendations, we now provide our travelers with personalized accounts. These accounts allow you to manage your bookings, upload photos, write reviews, and post recommendations for other travelers. Here is a first look at what your account can […]

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October 19, 2010 by | 1 Comment

Tokyo in 2 Days

Tokyo used to be very expensive, but 20 years of economic slowness has made it quite affordable. You can indulge yourself in history, modern culture, consumerism and lots of food. I’ve been to Tokyo many times and when people ask “what should I do in Tokyo” I can finally stop repeating myself and tell them […]

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October 18, 2010 by | 3 Comments

[Contest] Win a 5-Day Nile Cruise!

***Editor’s Note: The contest is now closed and we have a winner! Congratulations to Degs!***Experience the wonders of ancient Egypt on an all expenses paid 5-day Nile River journey. Cruise down Egypt’s famous river as you learn and discover the mysteries behind this ancient civilization. Viator is giving away one pair of tickets for a […]

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October 15, 2010 by | 100 Comments