10 Ways to Discover Santa Claus Around the World

Macy's Santa

Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Papa Noel. Whatever name you give to the portly man in red, there’s no denying the magnetic charms of everyone’s favorite Christmas character. With daily meet-and-greets in his many workshops and grottoes around the world, Santa is just as busy in the run up to Christmas as he is on Christmas Eve, and there are plenty of ways to get up close to the bearded fellow himself.

Whether you choose to take a trip to the North Pole, ride in Santa’s sleigh or check out some of Santa’s most unique pastimes, here are 10 spectacular ways to discover Santa Claus around the world.

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December 11, 2013 by
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Meet Tugrul Sokmen, a Private Guide in Turkey

Meet Tugrul!

For Tugrul Sokmen, working as a licensed tour guide in Turkey is more a passion than a job. This is evident to all who arrange a tour with him. An obsessive lifetime learner who loves to meet with new people and share his in-depth knowledge of Turkey’s history and culture, Tugrul has worked in almost every field of the tourism industry for more than 12 years.

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December 10, 2013 by
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Christmas Markets Around the World

Evening view of traditional Christmas Market at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin

Aside from a few flurries in November in the Northern Hemisphere there is nothing like a good Christmas Market to know that the holiday season is fast approaching. Celebrated around the world for one weekend or a whole month, Christmas markets are a great way to embrace the coming season, to enjoy some yearly traditions, be social, and to get a head start on your decorations and present shopping.

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December 9, 2013 by
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Vote Now: Viator Travel Photo of the Year

Top travel photos of the year

This year we narrowed it down to 25 of our favorite travel photos, and now we need YOU to choose the Top Photo of the Year.

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December 9, 2013 by
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20 Reasons Why Cleveland Does, in Fact, Rock

Terminal Tower

This story tells you everything you need to know about Cleveland. Sure, it’s a city of fewer than half a million residents in America’s Rust Belt, but it’s got aspirations. Cleveland is the kind of city that is going to support a risqué art exhibit, even if they put a parental guidance warning on it. You won’t end your visit to C-Town feeling like you’ve just been to London or Paris, but you’ll have a pretty good idea of why musician Ian Hunter—and later, The Presidents of the United States of America, and Drew Carey—argues, “Cleveland Rocks.”

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December 5, 2013 by
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Save 7% on Shore Excursions in Australia and New Zealand

Australia shore excursions

From now until December 19, 2013, save 7% on all Shore Excursions in Australia and New Zealand! Use promo code 701 during checkout, and the discount will be applied.

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December 5, 2013 by
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Meet Francesca Maria Casertano, a Private Guide in Rome

Meet Francesca!

Having been born and raised in Rome, Francesca Maria Casertano possesses a native’s intimate knowledge of Italy’s exuberant capital. Not only is she full of the sort of lesser-known facts and anecdotes that can truly bring Rome to life, she is also a licensed tourist guide and archaeologist who has worked at some of the sites you will visit, allowing her to provide an impressive amount of detail on each site.

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December 3, 2013 by
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Meet Patricia Valenzuela, a Private Guide in Peru

Meet Patricia!

As an authorized professional tour guide based in Northern Peru, Patricia Valenzuela offers private, custom-designed tours to some of the country’s richest archaeological sites. “Enlightening, Enthusiastic and Enjoyable Tours” is Patricia’s slogan, and she strives to assure that all of her services maintain the high standard of quality that have always characterized her work in the tourism industry.

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November 26, 2013 by
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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 the air on a cool winter evening as hundreds of fellow market-goers laugh and converse with loved ones. What fun!

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November 25, 2013 by
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German Christmas Markets: Where to Go and What to See and Do

There are hundreds of Christmas markets all over Germany, which typically open at the end of November and run until Christmas Eve. Opening hours vary but the markets are open daily, usually from 10am until around 8pm or 9pm.

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November 22, 2013 by
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