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Meet Andy Smith, a Private Tour Guide in Halifax, Canada

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 […]

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June 4, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Andy Smith, a Private Tour Guide in Halifax, Canada

Highlights of Halifax

The view of Halifax from George's Island

Halifax great year round destination (if you don’t mind a little snow in the winter) but is at its very best in the late summer and early fall months. Here are some highlights of Halifax.

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May 30, 2013 by | Comments Off on Highlights of Halifax

10 Best Places to Hike in the World

Whether climbing Everest is at the top of your bucket list or you’d prefer a gentle hike through the British countryside, the world is full of jaw-dropping natural landscapes that beg to be discovered on foot. From Iceland’s otherworldly topography to unveiling the real Middle Earth in New Zealand, here are 10 of the best […]

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April 22, 2013 by | 3 Comments

Meet Private Tour Guide Raisa Shuster in Toronto

Meet Raisa Shuster, one of Viator’s local experts in Toronto with a license to provide private tours. With more than nine years of experience as a tour guide, Raisa Shuster knows what it takes to make your tour of Toronto a unique experience.

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April 9, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Raisa Shuster in Toronto

Finding Europe in North America: Cities with International Culture

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What makes a city European if it’s not actually in Europe? Well, that depends on what each traveler thinks of as European. For the purposes of this article, we’re looking at places in North America that have a Euro-style look, and that will give you the sense that you’ve landed in Europe when you actually […]

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April 3, 2013 by | Comments Off on Finding Europe in North America: Cities with International Culture

An Unforgettable Experience: Niagara Falls in a Barrel

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Do you ever feel like you’ve “been there, done that” when it comes to most adventure activities? If ziplining and white-water rafting just don’t get your adrenaline pumping anymore, you may want to check out Viator’s most exclusive new activity, Experience the Falls: Niagara in a Barrel.

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April 1, 2013 by | Comments Off on An Unforgettable Experience: Niagara Falls in a Barrel

Meet Private Tour Guide Nadia Battani in Montreal

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Meet Nadia Battani, one of Viator’s local experts with a license to guide your travel group around her home city of Montreal.

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January 15, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Nadia Battani in Montreal

Old Montreal, New Worlds

Montreal is often regarded as one of the best cities in the world, for many reasons. But to me, a native Montrealer, I love my city for its dual personality: a bit of Europe in North America, a cityscape both modern and ancient, the gastronomical juxtaposition of poutine and foie gras. Despite an agitated history […]

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August 23, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Niagara Falls

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From Montreal, Jules and Brock left Quebec for a quick visit to Brock’s hometown of Toronto with a day trip to Niagara Falls. In just a couple short days, they were able to see the largest city in Canada plus one of the largest waterfalls in the world!

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July 2, 2012 by | Comments Off on Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Niagara Falls

Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Montreal

Poutine in Montreal

From the green and outdoorsy Vancouver, Jules and Brock flew to the lovely French-Canadian city of Montreal. Then they spent a few days exploring, trying new foods, and seeing the best that Quebec has to offer!

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June 28, 2012 by | 1 Comment