Archive | October, 2013

Pinterest Contest: Holiday Travel Wishlist

Pin to Win holiday contest

We know each of you probably has a travel wishlist of your own, so this holiday season we’re giving away a $500 Viator.com gift certificate to help one Pinterest follower knock something off their list.

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October 31, 2013 by | Comments Off on Pinterest Contest: Holiday Travel Wishlist

Meet Dawn Blee, a Private Guide in London

As a professional Blue Badge tour guide working in London and the Southeast of England, Dawn Blee’s entertaining and informative tours earned her the Tour Guide of the Year award in 2011, as well as a reputation for being one of the area’s best guides.

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October 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Dawn Blee, a Private Guide in London

Auckland’s Best Beaches

Mission Bay

So you’re in Auckland, the sun is out and you’re thinking, wow this is a great day to go to the beach: where do you go? West to the black sand and surf? North to the sandy suburban shores? Or closer to home to a city beach? Auckland is located on an isthmus between two […]

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October 24, 2013 by | Comments Off on Auckland’s Best Beaches

Kreuzberg District Tour: Food, Culture, and Street Art

The Kreuzberg district of Berlin is a very hip area. Hence, it’s the perfect spot for a Kreuzberg District Food, Culture, and Street Art tour. Tour guide Jannes met me and the other tour participant by the East Side Hotel, just outside of the Kreuzberg district of Berlin, and directly across from the East Side […]

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October 24, 2013 by | Comments Off on Kreuzberg District Tour: Food, Culture, and Street Art

Helsinki in 48 Hours

Suomenlinna

Scandinavia’s northernmost capital city is elegantly sprawled around its Baltic Sea waterfront on a peninsula scalloped by inlets and scattered with rocky skerries. Today Helsinki is one of the coolest cities in Europe, with a pounding modern heart, buzzing seaside restaurants and bars, innovative contemporary architecture, fashion-forward shopping streets and an edgy nightlife. That it […]

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October 23, 2013 by | Comments Off on Helsinki in 48 Hours

10 Sights Off the Beaten Path in Guatemala

El Jobbiton

You could spend weeks and even months visiting all of Guatemala’s “must-sees.” However, it has more to offer than what most people hear about. Here is a list of ten destinations that creep beneath most visitors’ radar.

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October 23, 2013 by | Comments Off on 10 Sights Off the Beaten Path in Guatemala

Meet Dilek Camurcu, a Private Guide in Istanbul, Turkey

As a Tourism graduate and fully licensed guide approved by Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Dilek Camurcu is a well-qualified guide eager to shower clients with her knowledge of the history, mythology, archaeology, religion and art of her beloved Istanbul.

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October 22, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Dilek Camurcu, a Private Guide in Istanbul, Turkey

8 Great Destinations to Explore in the Balkans

Bay of Kotor, Kotor, Montenegro

Often overlooked, the Balkan region is a land of unexpected surprises where history, art, and culture merge to create unique bustling urban centers. Historical sites and museums, distinctive architecture, and lively restaurant scenes are the norm. Throughout the region, striking natural landscapes provide ample opportunity for outdoor activities with lakes, rolling mountains, and even historical […]

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October 21, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Save 50% on Tours in Edinburgh!

Edinburgh sale

HURRY! Book by October 24th, 2013 to save 50% on select tours in Edinburgh. This exclusive offer applies to select departure times and dates through March 31st, 2014. Please note that this offer is available for new transactions only and cannot be applied to any existing booking.

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October 18, 2013 by | Comments Off on Save 50% on Tours in Edinburgh!

10 Best European Castles You Can Visit

Sometimes romantic, sometimes sinister, Europe’s best castles evoke a palpable sense of both melancholy and wonder. Their ancient stones brim with mystery and history—but not the stodgy old history of musty textbooks. Castles are the past brought to life, a visceral reminder that quests and battles and chivalry weren’t always the exclusive province of fantasy […]

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October 18, 2013 by | Comments Off on 10 Best European Castles You Can Visit