Archive | August, 2014

12 Tips for Traveling Like an Insider, From the Viator Travel Ambassadors

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To keep bringing you more insider knowledge of destinations around the world, we’re working with a team of Viator Ambassadors, expert travel bloggers who’ve been around the block (and around the world) a few times. Collectively, they’ve visited hundreds of airports, logged thousands of miles of flight time and learned through experience how to make […]

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August 27, 2014 by | Comments Off on 12 Tips for Traveling Like an Insider, From the Viator Travel Ambassadors

Photos: Viator Celebrates Joining the TripAdvisor Family

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On July 24, 2014, Viator announced some exciting news: we’ve been acquired by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. As a part of the TripAdvisor family, the Viator site will continue to offer tours and activities around the world, all handpicked by local experts. Being a part of TripAdvisor will allow us to grow, adding new […]

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August 14, 2014 by | Comments Off on Photos: Viator Celebrates Joining the TripAdvisor Family

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Panama Canal

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Known as the “Crossroads of the Americas,” Panama is more than just the meeting-point of North and South America, it’s a tropical junction, famous for its beautiful beaches, thriving jungle, and, of course – its renowned waterway.

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August 12, 2014 by | Comments Off on Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Panama Canal

Out of Office: Daniel Goes Off the Beaten Path in Bolivia

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Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. In this new series we’ll bring you their stories. Here, Daniel Hackett details his trip to La Paz, Bolivia.

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August 11, 2014 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Daniel Goes Off the Beaten Path in Bolivia

Antarctica – The Last Unique Place on Earth [PHOTOS]

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Antarctica – the last unique place on Earth

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August 11, 2014 by | Comments Off on Antarctica – The Last Unique Place on Earth [PHOTOS]

10 of Europe’s Best (Lesser Known) Art Museums

Here's a famous European museum, but what about some of the other ones?

Europe is blessed with an abundance of art museums that extends well beyond the indisputable acclaim granted to places like the Louvre or the Prado. While these art museum giants tend to leave a visitor dizzy after covering hundreds of years of art in one afternoon, the lesser known museums frequently focus on a single […]

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August 8, 2014 by | Comments Off on 10 of Europe’s Best (Lesser Known) Art Museums

Why You Should Visit Bosnia & Herzegovina Now

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Bosnia and Herzegovina was the most surprising country to visit on my entire six-month trip around the Balkans. I really knew nothing about the place, but since I’d have to drive through there on my way from Montenegro to Croatia, I thought, why not? It’s now one of my favourite countries.

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August 6, 2014 by | Comments Off on Why You Should Visit Bosnia & Herzegovina Now

Where to Go in August: 20 Great Summer Travel Spots

Summer is almost over and if you haven’t had a vacation yet, it’s time to start planning. August is the prime time to visit many cities around the world, plus many festivals and fairs occur in August. Take your pick from this compilation of some of the top spots to visit in August and start […]

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August 4, 2014 by | 2 Comments

How to Snack Like a Local in Europe

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With so much food in the world to try, every traveler needs an excuse to snack between meals. Happily, many European countries build snacking right in to their culinary culture.

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Top Photos of the Month: August Beach Party

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Top Photos of the Month: August Beaches

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August 1, 2014 by | Comments Off on Top Photos of the Month: August Beach Party