Tag Archives: England

10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in May

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Ah, May! Spring flowers blossom, birds chirrup, serpents get thrown in the forest. That’s right – Italy’s snake festival takes place this month, as do many more of the world’s quirkiest festivals. From cheese-rolling in the heart of England to grown men climbing a tower of buns in Hong Kong, get ready for a whirlwind […]

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May 2, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in May

Europe’s Most Colorful Gardens

Mirabell Gardens, Austria

It’s hard to resist a garden in full bloom, especially one sampling every color of the rainbow. While one can easily find a slew of scenic gardens and public parks in just about any city, there are a few European destinations boasting quite impressive flowerbeds this season. From larger-than-life palace grounds and artist-inspiring, free-growing shrubs […]

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March 21, 2016 by | 2 Comments

Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

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Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to […]

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February 24, 2016 by | Comments Off on Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

Romance in the Philippines

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the U.S., 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, […]

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February 11, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

Out of Office: Katie Explores the History of Wales

The Wales Coastal Path

Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. From traditional tours to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe, we spend our time scouring the globe for the best tours and activities around the world. Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members […]

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March 30, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Katie Explores the History of Wales

How to Snack Like a Local in Europe

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With so much food in the world to try, every traveler needs an excuse to snack between meals. Happily, many European countries build snacking right in to their culinary culture.

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August 1, 2014 by | Comments Off on How to Snack Like a Local in Europe

9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

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It’s that time of year again, when music concerts swap sticky dive bar floors for well-tramped grass and enormous open-air stages. 2014’s festival season is finally upon us and to get in the mood, here are 10 of the world’s best. From America to Australia via Europe and Japan, just about every artist you can […]

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May 30, 2014 by | Comments Off on 9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

Meet John Blakey, a Private Guide in London

As a former television and film actor with 20 years of experience, John Blakey knows how to breathe life into stories and characters associated with a place. His motto is ‘Bring history to life’, and his aim is to take clients into the heart of his native England — whatever their interest might be.

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November 5, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet John Blakey, a Private Guide in London

Meet Dawn Blee, a Private Guide in London

As a professional Blue Badge tour guide working in London and the Southeast of England, Dawn Blee’s entertaining and informative tours earned her the Tour Guide of the Year award in 2011, as well as a reputation for being one of the area’s best guides.

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October 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Dawn Blee, a Private Guide in London

Beyond Stonehenge: Five Incredible Stone Circles in England

Stonehenge may be a magnificent prehistoric monument that attracts visitors to England in their thousands, but there are other stone circles in the country that are just as inspiring. Some are larger and more accessible, and others are small and charming, tucked away in fields or on bleak moorland.

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September 16, 2013 by | 2 Comments