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On the 9th of November 2016, I stood before Independence Hall inRead more
Philadelphia, and braced myself. At that critical moment on my History in HD tour, it is my habit to recite a section of the Declaration of Independence. Here, I hope to impress upon my travelers the gravity of...
So you’re travelling toRead more
Philadelphia — smart choice! This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting Philadelphia, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Philly books you should read, to the cool local spots you should check out. Getting to and from PHL...
Philly is one of the most popular cities to visit in the US, and it’s easy to head straight to the major sights of Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market and the Rocky steps. But once you’ve hit up the must-sees, there are other hidden gems to discover, all of them...Read more
I devour history. It’s not a rare trait among us who love to travel and it’s one of the many things that drew me to Prague. This fact makes it all the more surprising that I had never really exploredRead more
Philadelphia, the city that glowed faintly in the distance of...
Independence Day, July 4th, is the USA’s national holiday celebrating our independence from England in 1776, and our national pride is fully on display during this festive time. Independence Day inRead more
Philadelphia is a bit more unique than other American cities, as it was here that it all began! Our...
As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...Read more
There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....Read more
Whomp whomp. Unfortunately, our Treasure mApps have been discontinued from iTunes (but good news for those of you who have already downloaded a few: you’ve now got heaps more smartphone space for snapping photos — and then tagging #localsknow on Instagram). But have no fear, all that information hasn’t disappeared....Read more