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10 Cool Things to Do in Sochi, Russia (Besides the Olympics)

Sochi's Boardwalk

Whether you’re headed to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, or it’s just come to your attention as a travel destination, here are 10 cool things to do in Sochi besides the Olympics.

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January 27, 2014 by | Comments Off on 10 Cool Things to Do in Sochi, Russia (Besides the Olympics)

Viator Traveler Visits Every Summer Olympic Game Stadium in the World

Helsinki Olympic Stadium

Since 2007, Guy Whitehead has been traveling the world with a mission to visit every single stadium used in the Summer Olympic Games. This fall, after just six years of sporadic travel, he’s accomplished his goal of visiting all 27 stadiums used in the Summer Olympic Games. We thought that was a pretty impressive feat, […]

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October 3, 2013 by | Comments Off on Viator Traveler Visits Every Summer Olympic Game Stadium in the World

13 Reasons to Be Excited Tokyo is Hosting the 2020 Olympics

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tokyo will host the summer Olympic Games in 2020, and it’s sure to be one of the most exciting and memorable in modern history. The vast majority of Japan’s population supports hosting the Games, the proposed budget comes in at a (relatively) reasonable $75 million, and the Opening Ceremony will be broadcast in a level […]

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September 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment

How to Experience the Excitement of the London Olympics After the Games Have Ended

London Velodrome

So, the flame has been extinguished and London 2012 is over. Two fabulous competitions: the Olympics and the Paralympics were enjoyed by millions. The athletes amazed the world and London was given a burst of new energy. But just because it’s over doesn’t mean you won’t still enjoy a lasting Olympic legacy in London. That […]

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September 13, 2012 by | Comments Off on How to Experience the Excitement of the London Olympics After the Games Have Ended

Travel Olympics

Street Food

If you’ve traveled often enough, no doubt you’ve come home from more than one trip wanting to do an Olympic-style dismount through the front door. With summer travel in full swing and all the hub-bub surrounding the 2012 Olympics in London, which starts July 27, we got to thinking what a Travel Olympics might look […]

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July 23, 2012 by | 1 Comment

Itinerary Ideas: One Week England Itinerary

London

Heading to England this year but only have a week to tour the island? Thankfully, England’s small size and rapid train network means you can whiz easily from city to city. From exploring the Queen’s official residence at Windsor Castle to experiencing modern-day Beatlemania in Liverpool or walking the footsteps of a legend on Nottingham’s […]

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July 19, 2012 by | 2 Comments

Olympic Medal Ceremony: Our Picks for the Best Destinations Around the World

Bali beach

The London 2012 Olympics doesn’t start until July 27, but we’ve already given out our medals for the Travel Olympics.

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July 16, 2012 by | Comments Off on Olympic Medal Ceremony: Our Picks for the Best Destinations Around the World

Plan Ahead for the 2012 London Olympics

London Eye

Unless you’ve been living in a submarine these last few months, you won’t have missed the fact that the UK is having a big year. Queen Elizabeth’s Silver Jubilee went off with a big — though sometimes rainy — bang, and it’s now only a few weeks to the 2012 London Olympics, which run from […]

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July 13, 2012 by | Comments Off on Plan Ahead for the 2012 London Olympics

London 2012: A Guide to London Olympic Park

Food hall Westfield Stratford City

In the summer of 2012, London will be awash with visitors from all over the world as the capital hosts the XXX Olympic Games from July 27th to August 12th and the Paralympics from August 29th to September 9th. While events will be scattered over venues throughout the southeast of England, the centerpiece of the […]

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July 13, 2012 by | 4 Comments

2008 Beijing Games: Travel Tips for the Beijing Olympics

Editor’s Note: If you’re visiting China as the 2008 Beijing Olympics come to a close, check out Viator’s mini-guide for travelers. We’ve also covered suggested itineraries in Beijing as part of our Beijing tours & things to do in Beijing listings. Since 2004, a giant digital clock in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square has been counting down […]

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August 17, 2008 by | 6 Comments