Archive | May, 2015

Bolivian Fast Food: The 4 Must-Try Junk Eats

Freshly made "salchipapas."

Just because the “golden arches” are nearly non-existent in Bolivia, it doesn’t mean Bolivians don’t love their fast food. After all, Bolivia is the land of the potato and Bolivians sure know how to cook up a batch of crunchy, salty French fries. But their love of fast food doesn’t end there. From fried bananas […]

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May 28, 2015 by | Comments Off on Bolivian Fast Food: The 4 Must-Try Junk Eats

European Destinations to Escape the Crowds This Summer

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The popularity of many European cities has exploded, so much so that it’s relatively difficult to find uncrowded European destinations in summer. While Paris, Rome and London remain the heavy hitters, there are a number of lesser-known places just as worthy of visiting throughout the continent.

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May 27, 2015 by | Comments Off on European Destinations to Escape the Crowds This Summer

TripAdvisor’s World’s Top 25 Landmarks

Lists covering the world’s top attractions or travel destinations are nothing new — magazines, guidebooks and TV shows put them out every year. The jet-setting editor or TV host can be helpful, but sometimes you just want to hear what fellow travelers are out there doing. The TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Landmarks Awards are just that.

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May 26, 2015 by | Comments Off on TripAdvisor’s World’s Top 25 Landmarks

More Than a Layover: Lima in 24, 48 or 72 Hours

Museo Larco in Lima, Peru

For many travelers, Lima is nothing more than a layover city or on-the-way stop to Cusco and Machu Picchu. The truth is, treating Lima solely as a stopover would be a mistake. With its contemporary museums, colonial architecture, immense culture, endless archaeology, green spaces, food scene and window into the life of the 10 million […]

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May 25, 2015 by | Comments Off on More Than a Layover: Lima in 24, 48 or 72 Hours

Out of Office: Catherine Explores the Ancient and Modern in Israel

Old Jaffa by the port

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. Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members […]

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May 21, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Catherine Explores the Ancient and Modern in Israel

National Parks to Explore in Venezuela

Angel Falls in Canaima National Park, Venezuela

Venezuela’s vast coastline, numerous mountains and variety of ecosystems provide the country a seemingly limitless number of beaches, lakes, mountains, waterfalls, rivers and lagoons to satisfy the most adventuresome spirits.

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May 18, 2015 by | Comments Off on National Parks to Explore in Venezuela

11 Adventure Movies That Make You Want to Travel Now

Midnight in Paris

Whether you prefer a gondola ride through Venice or an action-packed adventure through the countryside of New Zealand, these eleven movies will spark your wanderlust and make you want to go out on your very own adventure.

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May 13, 2015 by | Comments Off on 11 Adventure Movies That Make You Want to Travel Now

Hong Kong Foodie Tour

Roe-topped dumpling.

As an Asian food lover, I knew good eating would be a pinnacle part of the plan for my visit to Hong Kong. However, it was hard to know where to start. I discovered the Hong Kong Food Tour, which combined excellent food tastings with a walking tour through some intriguing, traditional Hong Kong neighborhoods.

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May 11, 2015 by | Comments Off on Hong Kong Foodie Tour

12 Great Travel Gifts to Show Mom You Care on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching — it’s May 10th this year — and for those who haven’t yet planned something special, there is still time. Instead of simply getting a gift or taking mom to dinner, think about treating her to a special experience you both can enjoy together. Here are our top picks for […]

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May 8, 2015 by | Comments Off on 12 Great Travel Gifts to Show Mom You Care on Mother’s Day

Out of Office: Katrina Hikes and Camps in Yosemite

Nevada Fall summit

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. Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members […]

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May 6, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Katrina Hikes and Camps in Yosemite