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Dances to Learn Around the World

Hula dancing in Hawaii

Great art isn’t always found in museums. Dance varies from place to place, yet remains a constant way for people to express themselves. Whether performed in a grand theater or on a street corner, dance can be emotional, tell tales or be a way to celebrate. Whatever the reason or venue, the rhythm is out to get you. So grab your passport and take on a calorie burning challenge with these dances to watch and learn around the world.

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July 2, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Best Places to Go Diving

View of the Similan Islands

Sometimes it might feel like your list of must-see destinations around the world keeps getting bigger, even as you check countries and cities off. Divers have an even more daunting task, however, as they have lists that cover not only places on land but places underwater, too. Whether you’re an experienced diver, are looking to get certified, or simply want to do a bit of snorkeling on your next vacation, here are some of the best places to go diving around the world.

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June 23, 2014 by | 0 Comments

10 Coolest Caves in the World

Take a chance and explore what lies beneath

The deep, dark world of caves is fascinating. From caves that light up with the glow of millions of glowworms, to underground caverns stuffed with crystals bigger than the average house – here’s our guide to ten of the coolest caves in the world!

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June 11, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Out of Office: Lija in Brazil

The view of Copacabana from Sugar Loaf

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 Brazilian coast.

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May 28, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Where to Go in May: 20 Great Spots for a Shoulder Season Trip

Enjoy scrumptious Czech cuisine at the May food festivals!

Whether you’ve had enough of the April showers and need a travel respite, or you’re trying to hit the tail end of the shoulder season, or you’re simply itching to add a new stamp to your passport – May is an excellent month to hit the road. Almost no matter where you’re headed, May has that “not too hot and not too cold” weather, as well as being a time for some pretty big festivals. Here are some ideas for where to go in May.

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May 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments

10 Things to Know About the 2014 World Cup

(Photo: Friedemann Vogel via Getty)

Thinking about traveling to Brazil for the FIFA World Cup this summer? First, you’ll need to think about logistics. Here are 10 tips on destinations, accommodations, transportation, and more for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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March 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Panama City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Panama City Hop-on Hop-Off Tour

Panama City is famous for a lot of wonderful things, like engineering marvel that is the Panama Canal, the beauty that is the city skyline, and the historical gem that is the UNESCO-recognized old town. It’s also famous for some not-so-wonderful things, like unscrupulous taxi drivers and mind-numbing traffic.

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February 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments

7 Reasons to Visit Montevideo

Montevideo

Compact and historic, Montevideo is frequently overlooked by travelers in favor of Buenos Aires just across the river. Talk about Argentina, and everyone knows what you’re talking about. But mention diminutive Uruguay, and folks aren’t so sure. But for every great steak and tango Buenos Aires has, Montevideo’s got one, too, plus its own twists. And with a population of less than 1.5 million people, it’s easier to feel like Montevideo is yours, if only on loan.

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February 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Lima Market Tour and Pisco Sour Lesson

Pisco Sour lesson in Lima

When in Peru, drink as the Peruvians do – that’s how the saying goes, right? That’s the theory travel buddy Zoe and I were operating under when we signed up for the Lima Market Tour and Pisco Sour Lesson. Pisco has been a part of Peru since the Spanish invasion, when colonizers attempted to make their beloved wine from home. However, the harsh Peruvian climate refused to participate and they ended up with Pisco instead – a clear, strong, whiskey-like liquor.

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January 23, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Meet Luciano de Abreu, a Private Guide in Sao Paulo

As a typical Paulistano born and raised in São Paulo, Luciano de Abreu loves to introduce and share his knowledge of his native city with non-Paulistanos. Put quite simply, he loves working as a professional licensed tour guide, and this enthusiasm, in addition to his vast knowledge of the history, geography and culture of Brazil, will give you an experience of São Paulo that you won’t soon forget. Luciano private guide in Sao Paulo

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January 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments

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