As a native New Yorker born and raised in Brooklyn, Harvey Paul Davidson is the man to go to if you’re seeking a more nuanced experience of the Big Apple. Harvey spent his adolescence and young adulthood drifting through Brooklyn’s public schools and colleges, and later acquired an intimate knowledge of Manhattan’s neighborhood’s while working as a part-time messenger there. Later work assignments made him equally familiar with the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. Simply put, Harvey knows New York like the back of his hand.
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Born and raised in the coastal city of Kusadasi, Turkey, Hakan Bozdag is a professional licensed tour guide with fifteen years of experience and an outstanding level of knowledge of his region’s history and culture. Having grown up close to some of the Aegean coast’s most-visited tourist attractions, Hakan is the perfect match for those seeking a guide on intimate terms with such destinations as Ephesus, Pamukkale and Aphrodisias.
Although originally from the United States, Canadian adoptee Andy Smith has made Halifax his home for more than twenty years. During this time he has become an expert in all thing Nova Scotia. With his keen interest in local history, culture and the arts, Andy is the perfect guide to have along on your trip around Halifax.
As the name suggests, Alberto Nosenzo was born and raised in Italy but moved to San Francisco over 9 years ago after falling in love with the city. Because of his upbringing, Alberto is able to share his city highlights with visitors in either English, Italian or Spanish – the perfect tour guide for foreigners and Americans alike. The region beyond the city walls are a specialty for Alberto, who also offers extended trips to Muir Woods, Napa Valley and Yosemite National Park to name a few.
Una Stewart’s background is sure to bring a number of interesting stories to her Copenhagen tours. Once an opera stage director before turning and teaching English to grades 6 through 9, Una has the tried and tested ability to organize and manage large groups of individuals – even the unruly youngster types. Una also dabbles in writing young children’s stories, which means she is definitely an excellent candidate to guide families with younger kids.
Kostas Sakavaras has been guiding tourists around mainland Greece and the Greek Islands of the Aegean for more then 17 years, but for the past six years Kostas has made the stunning volcanic island of Santorini his home. Fluent in English, German and Greek, he is the perfect companion to introduce you to this breathtaking island.
As a native of Turkey and Istanbul resident for more than nine years, Emre Ozkara is eager to share with you his love and knowledge of all things Turkish. Private individual and group tours to Istanbul’s most famous sights are Emre’s specialty, and his custom-made itineraries will ensure your experience will be as close to your expectations as possible.
If you’re looking for a local expert (and authentic Italian!) to help make your holiday in Tuscany unforgettable, look no further than Cristina Clavio.
Although originally from Tokyo, Setsuko Hayashi grew up in Osaka and has called the Japanese metropolis home for much of her life. Setsuko speaks impeccable English (she was an English teacher for many years) and her ability as a guide is the result of several seminars and five years as a licensed tour operator. She specializes in private, tailor-made tours of Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe and Nara.
Learn about the history of San Sebastian and the art of making tequila on this insightful and fun San Sebastian tour from Puerto Vallarta.