Archive | February, 2015

Out of Office: Jenna’s Family Trip to Maui

Hawaii from above

Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. From traditional tours to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe, we spend our time scouring the globe for the best tours and activities around the world. This week, Destination Content Coordinator, Jenna, goes to Maui.

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February 25, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Jenna’s Family Trip to Maui

Panama City and Canal Sightseeing Tour Review

Paseo de Las Bovedas

My husband, 9-week-old daughter and I embarked on the Panama City and Canal Sightseeing Tour with excitement. We knew we wanted to see the Miraflores Locks, one of the Panama Canal’s three famous locks, and get our bearings in the city where we’d be staying for the next week. The tour provided us with an […]

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February 20, 2015 by | Comments Off on Panama City and Canal Sightseeing Tour Review

Madagascar Wilderness Guide

Beautiful Madagascar

Madagascar has long been famous for being an island of incredible natural beauty. Cut off long ago from the African continent, the island’s wildlife has evolved into some of the most unique plants and animals on the planet. Most visitors to Madagascar are there for the wilderness. This Madagascar wilderness guide is perfect for those […]

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February 18, 2015 by | Comments Off on Madagascar Wilderness Guide

7 Unmissable National Parks in Southeast Asia

Puerto Princesa Underground River

Southeast Asia is known for its warm beaches, plentiful islands, sprawling jungles, and varied wildlife. In addition to being a budget-friendly destination in a perpetual state of summer, Southeast Asia offers so much to do, and often in idyllic settings. While there are hundreds of national parks in Southeast Asia, there are a few that […]

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February 17, 2015 by | Comments Off on 7 Unmissable National Parks in Southeast Asia

The Surprising History of Antarctic Tourism

See some of the incredible (and cute) wildlife.

Tourism is booming in Antarctica, with nearly 40, 000 people making the journey to the bottom of the earth during the October-February Antarctic summer. It’s quite the increase since the first commercial tickets were sold aboard the SS Fleurus mail ship during its annual trip to the South Orkney Islands in the 1920s.

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February 13, 2015 by | Comments Off on The Surprising History of Antarctic Tourism

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Panama Canal

The modern Plaza Carlos V in Casco Viejo, Panama City

You may think you’ve known all about the Panama Canal since middle school social studies. Most people know that the Canal was built across the isthmus of Panama to save ships from having to go all the way around South America to connect from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic and back. In fact, you […]

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February 12, 2015 by | Comments Off on 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Panama Canal

Graceland Goes to Vegas: 11 Sights and Tours Perfect for the Elvis Fan

Visit Graceland

If you haven’t heard the exciting news, Graceland, Elvis Presley’s former home and one of the most visited tourist attractions in the United States, is headed to Las Vegas. While you’ll still be able to visit the original Memphis location, this second outpost at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino will feature Presley-inspired exhibitions, […]

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February 9, 2015 by | Comments Off on Graceland Goes to Vegas: 11 Sights and Tours Perfect for the Elvis Fan

6 Plants and Animals You’ll Only Find in the Seychelles Islands

Giant Tortoise

In a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean, nearly 1,000 miles off the coast of Africa, the tiny archipelagic country of Seychelles is home to many of the world’s most unusual plants and animals, many of which you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else on the planet. From skyscraping palms to miniscule frogs, here are […]

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February 6, 2015 by | Comments Off on 6 Plants and Animals You’ll Only Find in the Seychelles Islands

February Top Photos of the Month: Love Around the World

Go on the perfect morning date with a horseback ride

Catch a glimpse of love around the world with the Viator’s February Top Photos of the Month!

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February 5, 2015 by | Comments Off on February Top Photos of the Month: Love Around the World

The Best of Jackson Hole — On and Off the Mountain

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Consistently named one of the best ski resorts in the country, Jackson Hole Resort in Jackson, Wyoming, is recognized not only for the annual snowfall (500 inches plus) and the extreme terrain on the mountain, but also for the intensity of its après ski scene. For all of the attractions on the mountain, though, there […]

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February 4, 2015 by | Comments Off on The Best of Jackson Hole — On and Off the Mountain