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About Katie Hammel

Katie Hammel is Viator’s Commissioning Editor and a freelance travel writer. Her work has been published on Gadling, the BBC, Europe up Close, and BootsnAll. She lives in San Francisco, but dreams of someday living in Iceland, and sporadically tweets at @KatieHammel.

14 Europe Destinations to Visit in 2016

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Editor’s Note: This post is part of the Viator Travel Awards, an annual awards competition where we – along with our readers, travelers, and fans – select the top things to do and see in each of the major regions we serve, the top things to do in our most popular tour categories, and more. * […]

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January 21, 2016 by | Comments Off on 14 Europe Destinations to Visit in 2016

12 Budget-Friendly Destinations to Visit in 2016

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Editor’s Note: This post is part of the Viator Travel Awards, an annual awards competition where we – along with our readers, travelers, and fans – select the top things to do and see in each of the major regions we serve, the top things to do in our most popular tour categories, and more. * […]

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January 13, 2016 by | Comments Off on 12 Budget-Friendly Destinations to Visit in 2016

12 Off-the-Beaten-Path Destinations to Visit in 2016

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Editor’s Note: This post is part of the Viator Travel Awards, an annual awards competition where we – along with our readers, travelers, and fans – select the top things to do and see in each of the major regions we serve, the top things to do in our most popular tour categories, and more. * […]

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January 11, 2016 by | Comments Off on 12 Off-the-Beaten-Path Destinations to Visit in 2016

Share Your 2015 Travel Photos and Enter to Win a $250 Viator Gift Card

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The end of the year is traditionally a time of reflection, a chance to look back at what you’ve done and what you’ve learned and make plans for the future. For travelers, this usually means looking back at all the amazing places you’ve been, and looking forward to planning even more epic adventures in the […]

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December 21, 2015 by | Comments Off on Share Your 2015 Travel Photos and Enter to Win a $250 Viator Gift Card

Five Reasons to Visit Mauritius

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The lesser-known, remote island nation of Mauritius offers visitors the ultimate island adventure, and then some–here’s why:

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July 6, 2015 by | Comments Off on Five Reasons to Visit Mauritius

Out of Office: Alex’s Road Trip Through Portugal

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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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June 17, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Alex’s Road Trip Through Portugal

Top Ten Summer Festivals in Ljubljana

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  The vibrant, on-trend capital city of Slovenia becomes a cultural hotspot in summer, with a series of cultural happenings to rival any major European city. Here are the top ten summer festivals in Ljubljana, when the streets of the old town will be filled with music, poetry and dancing. Promenade Concerts Every Sunday in […]

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June 3, 2015 by | Comments Off on Top Ten Summer Festivals in Ljubljana

Out of Office: Katie Explores the History of Wales

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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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March 30, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Katie Explores the History of Wales

Meet a Guide: Veronique Flayol in Marseille

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Meet Viator tour guide Veronique Flayol.

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June 9, 2014 by | Comments Off on Meet a Guide: Veronique Flayol in Marseille

Out of Office: Lija’s Grand Tour of Brazil

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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, Out of Office, we’ll bring you their stories, highlighting the best things to do and see in destinations around the world, as experienced by a real Viator Insider. In this edition, Lija explores the […]

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May 28, 2014 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Lija’s Grand Tour of Brazil