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17 of the World’s Most Extraordinary National Parks

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Yellowstone was the world’s first national park. As the US National Park Service turns 100 years old this year, people from around the country (and globe) are flocking to these iconic reserves. US National Parks now number more than 400 and welcomed more than 305 million visitors in 2015. The idea of creating protected wilderness […]

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May 25, 2016 by | Comments Off on 17 of the World’s Most Extraordinary National Parks

10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

Kakslauttanen - Lapland - Finland low res by Greeland Travel (CC BY 2.0)

Whether bedding down in a wacky hotel, camping at a dizzying altitude or indulging in an unforgettable back-to-nature experience, your accommodation choice can sometimes be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Looking to add a unique twist to your trip, impress a loved one with a spectacular hotel or just dare to […]

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April 11, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

Top 8 Places to See the Northern Lights

Northern Lights Easter 2006 in Norway by PJ Hansen (CC BY-SA 2.0)

While travelers flock to the world’s northernmost countries for a glimpse of the Northern Lights, seeing them is no exact science and there’s no guarantee. From the snow-enveloped wilderness of Siberia to the northernmost tip of Canada, here are some of the best places to see the Northern Lights. So wrap up warm, pick a […]

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January 25, 2016 by | 1 Comment

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

12 Festivals Worth Traveling for in June

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June begins the summer travel season for the northern hemisphere, arguably the most popular time for most people to take their annual vacations. June is more than just another month in summer, however. It’s also when outdoor festival season kicks into high gear.

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June 4, 2014 by | Comments Off on 12 Festivals Worth Traveling for in June

Meet Sofia Lindh, a Private Guide in Stockholm, Sweden

Meet Sofia!

Sofia Lindh has been gaining a reputation as an exceptional private tour guide around Stockholm since 2006. Her highly personalizaed, private tours are designed to fit her clients needs and preferences, making their visit to Stockholm a truly memorable experience.

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July 3, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Sofia Lindh, a Private Guide in Stockholm, Sweden

8 Reasons Sweden Shines in the Summer

Following nearly 10 months of having fewer than 10 hours of sunlight a day, when the summertime hits in Sweden, the country comes alive.

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August 6, 2012 by | Comments Off on 8 Reasons Sweden Shines in the Summer

Top 12 Festivals around the World

Masked participants at the Carnevale celebrations in Venice

Need some help with your travel itinerary? Why not take inspiration from the world’s rich smorgasbord of festivals, and plan your next vacation around the dates and locations of some of the planet’s most exciting events. To get you started, here’s our top 12 far-flung festivities, one for every month of the year…

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November 3, 2011 by | 1 Comment

Meet Private Tour Guide Lena Karmann in Stockholm, Sweden

Lena Karmann

Editor’s Note: Viator is proud to introduce some of our new local experts. This network of licensed tour guides covers most every destination you can imagine, so check ’em out the next time you’re looking for a private tour guide – or simply looking to explore a destination from a local’s perspective. Meet Lena Karmann, […]

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September 13, 2011 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Lena Karmann in Stockholm, Sweden