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Not Your Typical Viator Deal Alert! Viator Joins the TripAdvisor Family

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  It’s official, and we’re thrilled – Viator has signed an agreement to be acquired by TripAdvisor. Let’s let that sink in a little bit… When Viator was founded as a travel technology company in 1995, airlines, hotel companies and even car rental companies had already brought their products online. But there was no one-stop […]

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July 24, 2014 by | Comments Off on Not Your Typical Viator Deal Alert! Viator Joins the TripAdvisor Family

Unique Transport Tours Around the World

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Seeing the world takes time and energy. Being on the move, going here and there to see all the sights can really take it out of you. So instead of spending your evenings propping up your aching feet, think about cruising, rolling, trotting or even floating from place after place. There are some pretty unique […]

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July 9, 2014 by | Comments Off on Unique Transport Tours Around the World

20 of the Coolest Viator Tours Around the World

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With more than 15,000 tours on offer, we have a wide selection of activities to choose from, including some you might not expect. We think some of these experiences are so unexpected, so unusual, so unforgettable…so downright cool, they’re worth sharing.

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March 3, 2014 by | Comments Off on 20 of the Coolest Viator Tours Around the World

Top 10 Romantic Destinations in Europe for Valentine’s Day

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Europe is full of romantic spots. With castles, winding paths through medieval cities, views of sparkling water from cliffs and intimate cafes in which to sip coffee with your significant other, it’s easy to plan a Valentine’s Day holiday anywhere on the continent. Need some destination ideas?

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February 11, 2014 by | 7 Comments

25 Incredible Ways to Propose Abroad

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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 […]

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February 7, 2014 by | 3 Comments

New Year Traditions Around the World

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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 […]

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December 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Top 10 Private Guides: 2015 Viator Travel Awards

We’ve analyzed travelers’ reviews and studied our bookings to compile our end-of-the-year guide awards. From the highest rated guide to the most popular newcomer, we present you with the top members of our team. Drum roll please! Introducing the Top 10 Private Guides of 2014.

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December 17, 2013 by | 2 Comments

The Hobbit’s Ultimate Guide to New Zealand

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Luckily for travelers to New Zealand, this fantasy-world of rings and hobbits was shot in a very real place, and thanks to the convenience of movie-themed tours, it’s easy to visit the same outposts where dwarves and trolls once voyaged. To take a walk in the footsteps of The Hobbit, here is a guide to […]

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December 16, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Finding Zen in Yakitori: 12 Delicious Dishes to Try in Japan

An assortment of grilled delicacies! From L-R: bacon-wrapped asparagus, grilled chicken cartilage & hearts, chicken yakitori with asparagus, tsukune (chicken meatball grilled on a stick)

Any first time visitor to Japan will no doubt be overwhelmed by the sheer variety of delicacies available, whether they go to an upscale restaurant or visit a tucked-away izakaya. One of the best ways to experience Japanese cuisine is to seek out the neighborhood izakaya and try a variety of enjoyable dishes – from […]

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December 13, 2013 by | Comments Off on Finding Zen in Yakitori: 12 Delicious Dishes to Try in Japan

Great Gift Ideas for Travelers

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The holidays are supposed to make us feel warm and fuzzy, but there’s often plenty of pre-holiday stress to go around. One item on the to-do list that can cause consternation is finding the perfect gifts for your friends and family. Well, if you’ve got a traveler (or two) on your list this year, we’ve […]

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December 12, 2013 by | 1 Comment