Archive | August, 2013

Visiting the Tribes of Southern Ethiopia

Mursi women wear decorative plates in their lips. Photo courtesy of Bryan_T via Flickr.

In Ethiopia’s isolated southern jungle, buried within wild tropical forest, between murky gushing rivers and vast earth-sodden lakes, live some of Africa’s oldest tribes. Visiting the Tribes of Southern Ethiopia now truly is to see the final bastions of ancient Ethiopian heritage and customs.

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August 30, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Beijing VIP Tour of the Forbidden City and Great Wall Ruins

Climbing up the Great Wall at Badaling

What can make visiting one of the ‘seven wonders of the world’ even more amazing? Experiencing a full-day Beijing landmark tour with the privileges once reserved for ancient dynasty emperors.

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August 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on Beijing VIP Tour of the Forbidden City and Great Wall Ruins

The Magic of Turin: 7 Reasons to Visit

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Turin has never approached the popularity of top Italian tourist draws like Venice or Florence, but that undiscovered quality is just part of its charm. Turin, or Torino as the Italians call it, is an elegant city of arcaded streets and monumental squares, and on a clear day, the Alps gleam in the distance. But […]

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August 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on The Magic of Turin: 7 Reasons to Visit

See Dallas on Foot – A Walking Tour of the City’s Neighborhoods

Deep Ellum

The ever increasing urban sprawl of Dallas has given the city a reputation for being a driving destination. For the most part, car travel is still king in Big-D, whose network of highways and byways live up to the larger-than-life name. Fortunately for travelers looking to take in the sights at a slower pace, there […]

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#InsiderTravel Theme of the Week on Vine and Instagram

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Viator wants you to share your best travel tips and stories on Vine and Instagram Video! Each week we’ll announce a new theme, ask our fans and followers to participate by creating their own short videos, and then we’ll give away prizes and feature our favorites on our Travel Blog, Twitter and other social networks. […]

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August 28, 2013 by | Comments Off on #InsiderTravel Theme of the Week on Vine and Instagram

Meet Tony Chu, a Private Guide in Hanoi, Vietnam

Meet Tony!

Tony Chu has been running his own private tour guide business since 2011, with excursions that specialize in Hanoi and its environs, as well as other parts of Indochina.

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August 27, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Tony Chu, a Private Guide in Hanoi, Vietnam

Festivals Around the World in September

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From the world’s largest and most famous beer festival to Mexican Independence Day and even an African Reed Dance ceremony; there are plenty of good excuses to celebrate this month. Here are some of the best festivals happening around the world in September.

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10 Awesome Things to Do in Miami & Fort Lauderdale

Miami Beach

For those looking to plan an exciting vacation, heading to Florida to visit Miami and Fort Lauderdale is a great option. Located about 30 minutes apart from one another, these destinations allow you to explore the country’s largest subtropical wilderness, lounge on the beach, interact with wildlife, shop, wander through lush gardens, learn about native […]

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Buy 2 Florence Tours and Save 20% on Your 3rd!

Florence contest

From now until September 6, 2013, when you buy two Florence tours you get 20% OFF of your 3rd tour! That’s right – Buy 2 tours, save 20% on your 3rd!

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August 23, 2013 by | Comments Off on Buy 2 Florence Tours and Save 20% on Your 3rd!

Exploring Manila

Traditional dancing in Manila

Among the constant ebb and flow of this frenetic city, gridlocked and chaotic in its urban sprawl, sleek new skyscrapers in the CBD and vast shopping malls contrast sharply with vibrant street markets that have existed for centuries. With its heart wrapped around the sweeping Manila Bay and bisected by the mighty Pasig River, this […]

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