Archive | August, 2011

[VIDEO] A Great View of Berlin by Boat on the River Spree!

Cruise on the River Spree

You only get one chance to allow a place to make a first impression on you. In historic Berlin, it may not be very difficult to find an interesting and fun way to do it, but if you had your choice, wouldn’t it be on a boat cruising through the famous River Spree?

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August 31, 2011 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] A Great View of Berlin by Boat on the River Spree!

Out-of-the-Ordinary Peru: Ballestas Islands and the Nazca Lines

Cruising Ballesta Islands

How many tours take you past 1,000-pound sea creatures by boat in the morning and then flying above an ancient mystery in a small plane in the afternoon? A world away from Peru‘s iconic images of llamas and Inca ruins in the Andes are two very different attractions. One is a set of rocky islands […]

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August 29, 2011 by | 2 Comments

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood Now!

Universal Studios Front Gate

Universal Studios Hollywood is the world’s only working movie studio and theme park, and offers an entertaining mix of thrill rides based on the biggest blockbusters, live-action shows, and a Studio Tour giving guests a one-of-a-kind, behind-the-scenes look at the world of movie-making magic. There’s no bad time to visit the Entertainment Capital of L.A. […]

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August 26, 2011 by | 1 Comment

Highlights of Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Rising Museum

One word you’d probably not associate with Warsaw is “green.” But that’s the first big surprise that should await anyone who arrives in Poland’s capital. Yes, the city does have more than its fair share of unappealing concrete, but that’s balanced by the enormous number of parks.

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August 25, 2011 by | Comments Off on Highlights of Warsaw, Poland

Tour of the Year: Mysterious Masada

Arik Sadan Local Expert, Israel

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August 25, 2011 by | Comments Off on Tour of the Year: Mysterious Masada

[VIDEO] Deluxe Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour from Las Vegas

Grand Canyon West Rim

Talk about juxtaposition – the journey by plane from the staggering artificiality of the Las Vegas Strip to the jaw-dropping spectacle of the Grand Canyon is one transition that underlines the vivid allure that each has to offer in its own unique way. Air tours of the Canyon’s West Rim make it possible to take […]

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August 24, 2011 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] Deluxe Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour from Las Vegas

Meet Private Tour Guide Miguel Corral in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands (Spain)

Miguel Corral

Editor’s Note: Viator is proud to introduce some of our new local experts. This network of licensed tour guides covers most every destination you can imagine, so check ’em out the next time you’re looking for a private tour guide – or simply looking to explore a destination from a local’s perspective. Meet Miguel Corral, […]

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August 23, 2011 by | 1 Comment

Hop-On Sydney Harbour: A Winner!

Old Ship-Sydney Harbor

I’ve been a fan of the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour for ages; the benefits are outstanding and the only downside a lingering worry for some that they might be a little, well, déclassé. Nonsense to that, I say! So, I was in Sydney last week and took up an invitation from our team there to check […]

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August 22, 2011 by | Comments Off on Hop-On Sydney Harbour: A Winner!

[VIDEO] Roll through Florence on a Fun Segway Tour

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Snobbish travelers and sophisticated expats living abroad often sniff at the spectacle of tour groups mounted on Segway PTs (two-wheeled, computer-balanced, electrically-powered vehicles that users operate while standing up), issuing forth amid popular tourist destinations in Europe and elsewhere, appearing somewhat like a row of ducklings, waddling along behind their mother – er, guide. However, […]

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August 17, 2011 by | Comments Off on [VIDEO] Roll through Florence on a Fun Segway Tour

Meet Private Tour Guide Marc Duchesne, Québec City

Mark Duchesne

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August 16, 2011 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Marc Duchesne, Québec City