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The Hobbit’s Ultimate Guide to New Zealand

Matamata, the famous setting for Hobbiton

Luckily for travelers to New Zealand, this fantasy-world of rings and hobbits was shot in a very real place, and thanks to the convenience of movie-themed tours, it’s easy to visit the same outposts where dwarves and trolls once voyaged. To take a walk in the footsteps of The Hobbit, here is a guide to […]

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December 16, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Exploring Christmas Markets in Europe

Valkenburg Christmas Market

During the month of December, European countries come alive with the spirit of the holidays. Christmas Markets in Europe become a star attraction, especially in Germany, enticing visitors with their selections of holiday gifts and traditional food and drink set in festive market surrounds. Imagine the smells of roasting almonds and mulled wine wafting through […]

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November 25, 2013 by | 1 Comment

10 Unforgettable Father’s Day Activities

As the years of ties and ball game tickets rack up, it’s time to get more creative and hands on. Chances are, dear old Dad is just looking for a chance to spend more time together. So why not focus on the experience, rather than the gift, and join Dad on the trip of his […]

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June 10, 2013 by | Comments Off on 10 Unforgettable Father’s Day Activities

The Joy of Trip Planning

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At the recent PhoCusWright Travel Innovation Conference a speaker waxed lyrical about their new web site, which would relieve its users of the burden of travel planning, letting them get hours of planning done in a few minutes instead. And they considered that a good thing!

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January 26, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Top 10 Dining Experiences Around the World

singapore flyer sky dining

Our dining experiences combine our two great loves: food and travel. Ranging from romantic to unique, our dining tours aim to give you everything that you might expect from a high-end restaurant plus a memorable experience that is unique to the destination. These food tours are guaranteed to give you an appetite and make you […]

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December 28, 2011 by | Comments Off on Top 10 Dining Experiences Around the World

Nouvel Orsay – The New Musee d’Orsay

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The wonderful Musée d’Orsay in Paris, home to one of the finest Impressionist and Post Impressionist collections in the world, celebrated its 25th anniversary on 9th December 2011. Marking the occasion, the museum has just undergone a two-year, €20 million refurbishment, the centrepiece of which is the splendid redesign and re-hang of the Impressionist Gallery, […]

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December 13, 2011 by | Comments Off on Nouvel Orsay – The New Musee d’Orsay

Top 11 iPhone Travel Apps

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In the wild world of apps we live in, travelers now have tens of thousands of available apps at the ready to enhance their travel experience. Problem is, which ones are the best? So we did our research and handpicked what we think are the best travel apps on the planet. From translation and packing […]

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December 13, 2011 by | 1 Comment

Hanoi: For a Uniquely Asian Taste

Hanoi Fine Arts Museum

Hanoi is a city with the charm of exotic marketplaces, modern amenities and a buzzing street life. In contrast, Hanoi is also a city with the serene natural beauty of the Red River and Hanoi Bay – tranquil pagodas, and downright tasty cuisine. All mixed in with the complications of foreign colonialism, a recent history […]

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July 1, 2011 by | Comments Off on Hanoi: For a Uniquely Asian Taste

Viator Local Experts: Meet Anthony Jacobson in Barcelona

Viator is proud to introduce some of our new local experts. This network of licensed tour guides covers most every destination you can imagine, so check ’em out the next time you’re looking for a private tour – or simply looking to explore a destination from a local’s perspective. In this ninth installment we meet […]

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December 21, 2010 by | Comments Off on Viator Local Experts: Meet Anthony Jacobson in Barcelona

Viator Local Experts: Meet Irene K. in Bangkok

Viator is proud to introduce some of our new local experts. This network of licensed tour guides covers most every destination you can imagine, so check ’em out the next time you’re looking for a private tour – or simply looking to explore a destination from a local’s perspective. In this seventh installment we meet […]

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December 15, 2010 by | Comments Off on Viator Local Experts: Meet Irene K. in Bangkok