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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

Meet Tugrul Sokmen, a Private Guide in Turkey

For Tugrul Sokmen, working as a licensed tour guide in Turkey is more a passion than a job. This is evident to all who arrange a tour with him. An obsessive lifetime learner who loves to meet with new people and share his in-depth knowledge of Turkey’s history and culture, Tugrul has worked in almost […]

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December 10, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Tugrul Sokmen, a Private Guide in Turkey

Meet Francesca Maria Casertano, a Private Guide in Rome

Having been born and raised in Rome, Francesca Maria Casertano possesses a native’s intimate knowledge of Italy’s exuberant capital. Not only is she full of the sort of lesser-known facts and anecdotes that can truly bring Rome to life, she is also a licensed tourist guide and archaeologist who has worked at some of the […]

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December 3, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Francesca Maria Casertano, a Private Guide in Rome

Meet Patricia Valenzuela, a Private Guide in Peru

As an authorized professional tour guide based in Northern Peru, Patricia Valenzuela offers private, custom-designed tours to some of the country’s richest archaeological sites. “Enlightening, Enthusiastic and Enjoyable Tours” is Patricia’s slogan, and she strives to assure that all of her services maintain the high standard of quality that have always characterized her work in […]

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November 26, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Patricia Valenzuela, a Private Guide in Peru

Exploring Christmas Markets in Europe

Valkenburg Christmas Market

During the month of December, European countries come alive with the spirit of the holidays. Christmas Markets in Europe become a star attraction, especially in Germany, enticing visitors with their selections of holiday gifts and traditional food and drink set in festive market surrounds. Imagine the smells of roasting almonds and mulled wine wafting through […]

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November 25, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Meet Bridget Putre, a Private Guide in Munich, Germany

For the last four years, Bridget Putre has been organizing and leading tours around Munich, Germany for groups of 2-40 people. With her extensive experience and knowledge of her region, as well as a wonderful rapport with clients, it is little wonder why those traveling to Munich so often seek Bridget out as their guide. […]

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November 19, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Bridget Putre, a Private Guide in Munich, Germany

Meet Francis Almeida Barros, a Private Guide for Iguazu Falls

Francis Almeida Barros is a professional tour guide whose main focus is Iguazu Falls, located on the triple border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Operating his entertaining and informative tours from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides, Francis’ specialty is customizing itineraries to fit his clients’ needs and expectations.

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November 12, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Francis Almeida Barros, a Private Guide for Iguazu Falls

Meet John Blakey, a Private Guide in London

As a former television and film actor with 20 years of experience, John Blakey knows how to breathe life into stories and characters associated with a place. His motto is ‘Bring history to life’, and his aim is to take clients into the heart of his native England — whatever their interest might be.

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November 5, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet John Blakey, a Private Guide in London

Meet Dawn Blee, a Private Guide in London

As a professional Blue Badge tour guide working in London and the Southeast of England, Dawn Blee’s entertaining and informative tours earned her the Tour Guide of the Year award in 2011, as well as a reputation for being one of the area’s best guides.

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October 29, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Dawn Blee, a Private Guide in London

Meet Dilek Camurcu, a Private Guide in Istanbul, Turkey

As a Tourism graduate and fully licensed guide approved by Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Dilek Camurcu is a well-qualified guide eager to shower clients with her knowledge of the history, mythology, archaeology, religion and art of her beloved Istanbul.

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October 22, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Dilek Camurcu, a Private Guide in Istanbul, Turkey