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Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now

Xunantunich

With the holiday season under way and Christmas and New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style. Whether sipping mulled wine at Europe’s legendary Christmas markets, seeing in the New Year on the beaches of Rio or escaping the snow in the tropics, here are some ideas for where to go in December.

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November 24, 2014 by | 1 Comment

Out of Office: Kelly in Sydney

The iconic Opera House

Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. In this new series, Out of Office, we’ll bring you their stories, highlighting the best things to do and see in destinations around the world, as experienced by a real Viator Insider. In this edition, VP of Marketing, Kelly, goes to Sydney.

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May 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Around the World

St Patricks Day Boston

St Patrick’s Day. The one time of year where it is totally acceptable to dye beer green. And drop green coloring into bodies of water. And strut around in head-to-toe green. It’s the day of festive parades, followed by a night of even more festiveness. All of this is done for one reason: to celebrate Saint Patrick, one of Ireland’s most well-known saints.

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March 12, 2014 by | 1 Comment

Sydney Crimes and Passions Walking Tour

The El Alamein Fountain

Walking tours are an ideal way to get the lowdown on a city, and our Crimes and Passions Walking Tour delivered on its promise to expose the underbelly of Sydney’s notorious past. We met our guide, Valentino, under the oversized Coca Cola sign at the famous intersection known as Kings Cross. He explained that in the 1800’s, this area was an exclusive suburb known for its posh Victorian homes.

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January 30, 2014 by | 0 Comments

25 Ways to Celebrate Australia Day

Whether you’re a visitor to the great land Down Under (or an Aussie traveler), there are many ways to celebrate Australia Day besides the typical Aussie barbecue no matter where you might be traveling on the big day. All of these options have been chosen to help people get better acquainted with the country that is being celebrated.

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January 9, 2014 by | 2 Comments

20 New Year’s Eve Parties Around the World

As the Christmas lights start to fade and the holiday season is coming to an end, there’s still one final bash to send out 2013. With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to make your New Year’s resolutions, drink away the last year’s regrets and celebrate starting all over again in 2014. From riotous street parties and fireworks extravaganzas, to marching bands and torchlight processions, here are 20 of the best New Year’s Eve parties from around the world.

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December 31, 2013 by | 2 Comments

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 Ferris wheel to an authentic Aussie barbecue under the outback stars, here are 12 of the world’s best locations for dinner with a view.

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February 7, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Meet Private Tour Guide Suanne Adelman in Sydney, Australia

Meet Suanne Adelman, one of Viator’s private tour guides in Sydney, with a love for the city and a desire to show its true colors to visitors.

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August 21, 2012 by | 0 Comments

8 of the Most Scenic Road Trips in the World

Bondi Beach

We’ve all heard the adage, sometimes it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. Well, sometimes the destination counts too, and on your road trip, you want to make it count with both a great journey and the right destination for your interests. With over 11 million miles of paved road in the world, picking the road trips that offer the most stunning array of scenic byways, charming roadside attractions, beautiful natural landscapes, and quirky adventures is not an easy task, but we’re got a few ideas to get you started. What follows are some of the most scenic road trips in the world.

Ready? Put on your racing goggles and let’s begin.

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July 2, 2012 by | 3 Comments

[PHOTOS] A Review of “La Traviata” on Sydney Harbour

Opera Performance on Sydney Harbour

My husband did ask the obvious question, “Why?” Yes, why would you suspend the biggest chandelier you have ever seen over a stage floating in the air, over the Sydney Harbour, in front of the Harbour Bridge? And then perform “La Traviata”? And even more so, how? I can imagine the original meeting with the engineers “You want us to do what? How? Are you crazy?” After a truly unforgettable evening, I am still not sure how on earth they managed. I do know what the end result is. It’s an experience that is as much a delight for your eyes as it is for your ears.

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March 29, 2012 by | 0 Comments

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