Archive | June, 2012

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in London

London Eye

Ryan and Asha left Paris, and it was onto their LAST city… London. After following them on their 60-day journey, we, the Viator Travel Team, are sad to see their trip come to an end. They have been great to work with and have taken lots of amazing video footage–you can expect to see it […]

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June 29, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in London

5 Places to Escape From Las Vegas

When you’ve had enough of expensive bottle service in the nightclubs and your wallet has run dry from an unlucky streak at the poker table, it’s time to walk away from the Las Vegas Strip. One of the best things about visiting Sin City is that it is very easy escape the glitz and glamour […]

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June 29, 2012 by | Comments Off on 5 Places to Escape From Las Vegas

5 Mouth-Watering Traditional Dishes in Thailand

Satay

Thai food is renowned world over and eaten in all four corners of the globe – but what about the real thing? If you’re headed to Thailand, think beyond pad thai and make sure you chow down on these authentic favorites. You’re guaranteed success with these recommendations and our tips for where to track them […]

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June 29, 2012 by | Comments Off on 5 Mouth-Watering Traditional Dishes in Thailand

Paris Citroen 2CV Tour

Ever felt like a Parisian celebrity, turning heads throughout the City of Light? Neither had I—until I climbed into the back seat of a beloved vintage car for the Private Citroen 2Cv Tour: Secret Paris. The most famous and bubble-round car in France, Citroen 2CVs are like Pied Pipers of happiness, creating a ripple effect […]

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June 28, 2012 by | Comments Off on Paris Citroen 2CV Tour

Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Montreal

Poutine in Montreal

From the green and outdoorsy Vancouver, Jules and Brock flew to the lovely French-Canadian city of Montreal. Then they spent a few days exploring, trying new foods, and seeing the best that Quebec has to offer!

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June 28, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Tips for Staying Fit While Traveling

cradle mountain

You might have good intentions of staying fit on the road before you set out on your travels, but you’ll quickly find it’s not as easy as it seems. When you’re preoccupied with tours, exploring, and sampling all the local cuisine you can get your hands on, it’s easy to let your health fall to […]

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June 28, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Yukon Dog Sledding in Summer with a Champion Racer

If you find yourself up in the Yukon in summer, as many thousands of people do each year, be sure and visit the polar bear, the petting zoo, the café, and the dogs. Yukon dog sledding isn’t something you’ll never get a chance to do again in your life, but these dogs, this champion musher, […]

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June 27, 2012 by | 6 Comments

Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Paris

Seine River sunset

After Madrid, it was onto their second-to-last destination, Paris! Ahh, Paris, what’s not to love?! Ryan and Asha certainly enjoyed themselves while getting stuffed on baguettes, going on bike rides, and napping by the Eiffel Tower. With six days here and only one city left, the team is almost at the end of their fun-filled […]

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June 26, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team Europe Update: Ryan & Asha in Paris

Top 5 Easy Hikes in Europe: Hadrian’s Wall to Cinque Terre

North Down Way

Not every hiker can master the entire 2,175-mile (3,500 km) Appalachian Trail! Not every hiker likes to struggle for months, climbing challenging peaks or carrying dehydrated food along the way. That’s why Europe is a paradise for lazy (or almost lazy) walkers – there are many easy one-week hikes with plenty to see, great food […]

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June 26, 2012 by | 3 Comments

The Most Inspiring Hot Air Balloon Views

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride

Traveling is all about opening our eyes to new cultures and there’s no better viewpoint than high in the sky. Surprisingly, hot air balloon rides are relatively inexpensive in most countries and the photographs we leave with are well worth the cost. From the historic sites of Luxor and Angkor Wat to the wild Australian […]

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June 25, 2012 by | 2 Comments