Tag Archives: China

Meet a Guide: Dicky Woollard in Hong Kong

Viator Tour Guide Dicky Woollard

Meet Dicky Woollard, one of Viator’s local experts on the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong.

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April 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments

10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

England Valentine's Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the US, shelves brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate are typical Valentine’s Day fare, but not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love. Some exchange wooden spoons and pressed flowers, while others hold a special holiday for the loveless to mourn their single lives over black noodles. Here is a look at how 10 countries celebrate Valentine’s Day traditions all around the world.

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February 14, 2014 by | 1 Comment

25 Incredible Ways to Propose Abroad

Forget dropping down on one knee at a glitzy restaurant; these days popping the question requires a little more thought. From drifting along the Venice canal ways on a romantic gondola ride to camping out under the Egyptian stars, or even from the top of the Empire State Building, here are 25 ideas for mind-blowingly romantic proposals.

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February 7, 2014 by | 4 Comments

New Year Traditions Around the World

What are you doing when the clock strikes 12 on New Year’s Eve? Depending on where you are, this answer could vary. In America, there is the tradition of watching the ball drop from Times Square in NYC (or the Peach drop in Atlanta and so on), along with an impressive fireworks display that rivals Independence Day, breaking out into “Auld Lang Syne” and the kiss to start the year off right. But, that’s America. What about downing 12 grapes at each chime of the clock? Or smashing plates against a front door? There are different New Year traditions around the world. Let’s take a trip, shall we?

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December 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Meet Frank Law, a Private Guide in Hong Kong

Meet Frank!

If you’re looking for a true ‘Made in Hong Kong’ tour guide to provide you with a humorous and informative tour around Hong Kong and environs, Frank Law is the man for you.

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October 8, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Why You Should Visit China’s Yunnan Province

Three Pagodas - Dali

When planning a trip to China, many think about the large cities and imposing sites of destinations like Beijing, Xian, and Hong Kong. However, fewer consider traveling to China’s most beautiful and diverse province: Yunnan.

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October 4, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Festivals Around the World in September

Oktoberfest

From the world’s largest and most famous beer festival to Mexican Independence Day and even an African Reed Dance ceremony; there are plenty of good excuses to celebrate this month. Here are some of the best festivals happening around the world in September.

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August 26, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Shanghai’s Hidden Attractions

Jing’an Sculpture Park

In a city as large (24 million inhabitants) and as cosmopolitan as Shanghai, there is seldom a shortage of activity offerings for its residents and visitors. This being said, it can be nice to occasionally come across something new or unexpected in a metropolis so famous for its skyline and historic culture.

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August 7, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Meet Jean Liu, a Private Guide in Shanghai

Meet Jean!

As a professional tour guide with years of experience as a private guide in Shanghai, Jean Liu strives to have her clients walk away from her tours satisfied and with an increased awareness of Shanghai’s historical and cultural legacy.

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June 25, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Cooking Classes Around the World

Paella

One of the best ways to learn about a country, its people, history and its culture is through its food. Tasting the recipes and spices from around the world that are unique to a country or city can help you connect to a place, and bonding with people over food – even if you don’t speak the same language – is a rewarding experience in its own. Here is an offering of several unique cooking classes around the world that are available to you.

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June 12, 2013 by | 0 Comments

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