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Festivals Taking Place Around the World in November

Pushkar Camel Fair

Visiting a new place during a festival can be a great way to get an inside look at traditional food, music and art, and to learn more about the local culture. Here are some of the festivals taking place around the world in November.

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November 2, 2015 by | Comments Off on Festivals Taking Place Around the World in November

Top 25 Haunted Places Around the World

Dublin has plenty of haunted landmarks.

There are 25 haunted spots featured on this list, and plenty more around the world besides. How do you pick just one each year in which to spend your Halloween? Well, the good news is that these places retain their scary reputations year-round, so even if only one of them makes the cut for October […]

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October 28, 2015 by | 5 Comments

October Top Photos of the Month: Crazy Adventure Activities Around the World

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Be an adrenaline junkie with Viator with the October Top Photos of the Month!

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October 22, 2015 by | Comments Off on October Top Photos of the Month: Crazy Adventure Activities Around the World

Festivals Around the World in October

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Photo credit: nicolicreer via Flickr.

From religious ceremonies to hot air balloons, October is filled with a variety of festivals. The changing colors in many places, along with cooler days, and the refreshing calm before the hectic holiday season draw locals and travelers to some of the world’s most famous – and obscure – events. Since festivals often showcase local […]

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October 2, 2015 by | Comments Off on Festivals Around the World in October

Best Over-Water Bungalows in The Maldives

Paradise bungalows at the Taj Exotica Resort and Spa.

Tucked away off the southern coasts of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea, The Maldives is a tiny island nation comprising 26 atolls. Characterized by white sand beaches and diverse underwater ecosystems, the Maldives has long been a favorite destination among honeymooners with cash to splash. And while many of the Maldives opulent […]

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September 17, 2015 by | Comments Off on Best Over-Water Bungalows in The Maldives

Viator Instagram ‘Summer Staycation’ Photo Contest Winner

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Summer is coming to a close and so is the Viator Instagram ‘Summer Staycation’ photo contest. Viator insiders explored their own cities to bring us amazing photos and insider travel tips. Take a look at our top ten favorites:

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September 10, 2015 by | Comments Off on Viator Instagram ‘Summer Staycation’ Photo Contest Winner

8 Secret Places in China That Tourists Haven’t Discovered Yet

Hangzhou, China: Heaven On Earth

Don’t get us wrong: We’ll never stop being impressed with the Great Wall of China or the Forbidden City. But China is a vast country, and as more North Americans turn their sights eastward, we jumped at the chance to shine the spotlight on some less-known (at least to Americans) but exceptional experiences .

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August 7, 2015 by | Comments Off on 8 Secret Places in China That Tourists Haven’t Discovered Yet

June Top Photos of the Month: Summer Lovin’

Nothing quite says "summer travel" quite like a trip to the Grand Canyon

Get out and about and enjoy summer around the world with Viator’s June Top Photos of the Month!

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June 17, 2015 by | Comments Off on June Top Photos of the Month: Summer Lovin’

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

Out of Office: Michelle Takes in the Lights and Sights of Taiwan

At the Orchid Festival

Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members are always on the go and we want to share their experiences with you! 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 […]

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April 20, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Michelle Takes in the Lights and Sights of Taiwan