Things to do in: Istanbul

Things to do in: Istanbul

Tucked between Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a reflection of the Greek, Roman and Ottoman empires that once ruled in this part of the world. As a bi-continental city, influence from both Eastern and Western cultures is evident, as this city is distinct in its mixture of sights, sounds, smells...

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Philadelphia tours in a time of Trump

Philadelphia tours in a time of Trump

On the 9th of November 2016, I stood before Independence Hall in 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...

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24 hours in: Dubai

24 hours in: Dubai

Dubai is a destination that offers enough to see and do that you could spend weeks in the multifaceted city and not cross everything off your must-see list. But that doesn’t mean a short visit can’t be satisfying. Due to its location and size of the airport, many travellers find...

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Forget the folk songs; in Poland, locals dance the tango

Forget the folk songs; in Poland, locals dance the tango

On any given night in Krakow, there’s a milonga happening somewhere. The sultry tango may have its roots in Argentina and Uruguay, but at some point the dance worked its way from South America across the Atlantic, and landed in the most unlikeliest of places: Communist Poland. And while most...

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How to play pétanque: The rules of boules

How to play pétanque: The rules of boules

If you’ve yet to experience the joys of playing French ‘boules’ (or as the French call it, pétanque), then we suggest you get yourself some balls straight away. Oh yes, and learn the rules of the game. We promise it’s super easy. So easy that even after a few glasses...

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What to do beyond the beach in Goa

What to do beyond the beach in Goa

The seaside region of Goa may be famous for its beach parties and wild nightlife, but there is much more to see here besides waves, hangovers and haze. Goa is a slice of paradise offering everything from serene beaches to a lively cultural scene, architectural delights, bustling bazaars and plenty...

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The complete guide to: Philadelphia travel

The complete guide to: Philadelphia travel

So you’re travelling to 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...

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24 hours in: San Francisco

24 hours in: San Francisco

San Francisco has long been inspiration for poets, filmmakers, artists, and musicians. There’s a lot to see in the City by the Bay, and one day isn’t much time to get it all in — but don’t worry! Our locally led tours of San Francisco can show you the sites...

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What to see and do in Amritsar beyond the Golden Temple

What to see and do in Amritsar beyond the Golden Temple

Amritsar, a city seeped in history, is most famously known as the site of the Golden Temple — but there is much more to explore than just the temple grounds. The golden city offers rich cultural heritage, awe-inspiring temples, scrumptious food, historical and beautiful lanes, local bazaars packed with souvenirs...

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24 hours in: Venice

24 hours in: Venice

Is it even possible to see Venice in 24 hours? Barely! But these tips just might help you make the most of a short trip and lead you on your way to a pretty perfect day — and of course, we can also help you to make that perfect day...

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