Tag Archives: New York City

14 Festivals and Events Worth Traveling For in 2014

Monument to the Warsaw Uprising in 1944. Image courtesy of Do Not Lick on Flickr.

Fed up with lazing on the beach or vacationing on the piste? Start planning your next trip right here as 2014 is panning out as a bumper year for travelers chasing a little more substance for their buck. There are major-league sporting events to attend all over the world and a cluster of poignant war […]

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January 22, 2014 by | Comments Off on 14 Festivals and Events Worth Traveling For in 2014

Meet Harvey Paul Davidson, a Private Guide in New York City

As a native New Yorker born and raised in Brooklyn, Harvey Paul Davidson is the man to go to if you’re seeking a more nuanced experience of the Big Apple. Harvey spent his adolescence and young adulthood drifting through Brooklyn’s public schools and colleges, and later acquired an intimate knowledge of Manhattan’s neighborhood’s while working […]

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June 18, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Harvey Paul Davidson, a Private Guide in New York City

Unusual Museums In New York City

Let’s face it: You’re never going to be bored when you visit New York City. With the some of the world’s best restaurants, museums, galleries and other cultural institutions, your biggest question isn’t going to be “what is there to do?” but “what should we do?” And while museums like the Guggenheim, the Met and […]

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March 25, 2013 by | 1 Comment

The World’s Best Neighborhoods for Spotting Street Art

Brooklyn street art

Stumbling upon vibrant street art may seem like you’re digging for a needle in a haystack but it’s actually easier than you think, especially if you know where to look. Many cities where street art culture flourishes have one or two neighborhoods where street artists tend to leave their mark. From Bogotá’s colorful La Candelaria […]

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March 25, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Best US Cities for Foodies

Mamoun's Falafel

The Foodie, with an insatiable appetite for the finer things, knows what the finer things are all about. The nuance of flavor in a generations-old mole sauce, the unbearable lightness of crème fraiche, the pacifying subtleties of a well-made brick roux – these are the things worth living for, am I right? They can take […]

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February 21, 2013 by | Comments Off on Best US Cities for Foodies

Love is in the Air

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When you see something interesting happen once, you think, well that’s interesting. Twice, its a coincidence. More than that, well, that’s a trend. Recently we’ve begun to notice a delightful trend on Viator – a fair number of people are proposing to their partners while on a Viator excursion.

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February 11, 2013 by | Comments Off on Love is in the Air

Top 12 Places to Enjoy Dinner with a View

Sounds of Silence Restaurant

Whether you’re picnicking in the park or indulging in gourmet cuisine, the location is just as important as the food itself – after all, who could forget toasting champagne at the pinnacle of the Eiffel Tower or sharing dessert with a window-view over the thundering Niagara Falls? From a personal-butler service atop the world’s highest […]

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February 7, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Free NYC Tours on International Tourist Guide Day

Harvey leading a tour outside of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC

This February 21st, cities around the world will come to life as tourist guides commemorate International Tourist Guide Day. Harvey Paul Davidson, a leader and active member of both global and local guiding associations (as well as a top Viator Private Guide!) shared with us how International Tourist Guide Day came to be and what […]

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January 30, 2013 by | Comments Off on Free NYC Tours on International Tourist Guide Day

Best US Cities for Sports Lovers

Remington Park

What makes a city a great sports city? It could be the rabid, loyal fans who sell out every home game, the presence of pro teams in all four major sports, the historic stadium that is a must-see on every out-of-towner’s agenda or it could even be that the city hosts a variety of sporting […]

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January 30, 2013 by | Comments Off on Best US Cities for Sports Lovers

Meet Private Tour Guide Matthew Cummings in New York City

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Meet Matthew Cummings, a New York City native and one of Viator’s local experts licensed to provide private tours.

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November 6, 2012 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Matthew Cummings in New York City