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Interview with Barbara Grull-Cacao of Vienna Coffee House Conversations and Vienna Unwrapped


Vienna expert Barbara Grull-Cacao who runs the Austrian travel guide Vienna Unwrapped, had a trial run last spring of Vienna Coffeehouse Conversations, an event series aiming to bring a revival of coffee house conversations with debates and socializing between local Viennese and those who travel to the capital city of Austria. The success of the event […]

‘Vampire’ Skeleton Display Expected to Bring Hordes of Tourists to Sofia, Bulgaria

‘Vampire’ Skeleton Display Expected to Bring Hordes of Tourists to Sofia, Bulgaria

A 700-year-old skeleton that will be put on display beginning  Saturday, 16 of June at the National Museum of History in Sofia, Bulgaria is causing quite a stir with the media reporting that tourism officials may bring a huge boost to the nation’s already growing tourism industry.   The “vampire” skeletons were discovered in the […]

Interview with Adeline Marchand of Esprit de Paris

The intellectual and artistic Paris - Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Adeline Marchand is the owner of Esprit de Paris, a unique tour guide service offering visitors the opportunity to experience Paris from the eyes of a local and to be truly immersed in Parisian culture. Having grown up in the trendy, creative and historic Paris neighborhood of Upper Marais, Adeline shares her expertise and understanding […]

Interview with Daniel Browne, Co-Founder of the Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival in Bundoran, Ireland


Each year on the wild west coast of Ireland, the surfers of that ragged battered shore descend on the small town of Bundoran for a contest, a party and a general letting loose that would make festival goers to Coachella blush. It’s been taking place for the last five years, known as “Sea Sessions” and […]

Interview with Rob Woodford of Black Cab Heritage Tours

The first picture on this new website has to be of 'Dolphin' - this is the nickname of the wide-angle lens that the Belgian TV crew attached to Rob's Taxi on a recent film shoot

Black Cab Heritage Tours offers a unique way for travelers to get up close and personal with the beautiful city of London and its fascinating history, with guided tours given by experienced London cab drivers who know it intimately.       The company was set up by four London Cab Drivers with a collective […]

European Tourism Trends in 2012

European Tourism Trends in 2012

With 2012 nearing its close, a number of statistics about the first half of the year have been released that showcase perhaps not ecstatic news for the travel industry, but certainly much better news than what might have been expected considering the current economy. Here is a look at some of the trends and predictions […]

Interview with Ylenia Sambati of YLTOUR: An intimate travel experience in Italy

Ylenia Sambati of YLTOUR

YLTOUR was born in 1999, the result of an on-going search of the most charming aspects of Puglia, Italy, an area known for its bright seas, diverse art and architecture, mouth-watering cuisine and especially as the home to some of the kindest people in all of Italy.   Ylenia Sambati was born and raised in […]

2012 Tour de France: Top 5 Destinations to Experience the Thrill of this Grueling Race

2012 Tour de France: Top 5 Destinations to Experience the Thrill of this Grueling Race

The 2012 Tour de France is underway and will continue through its culmination in Paris on Sunday, July 22. If you’d like to experience the thrill of this exciting and challenging race, here is a look at five of the best destinations where you can not only check out the Tour de France but also […]

Traveler’s Guide to Attending 2012 Floriade at Venlo, Netherlands

Floriade at Venlo, Netherlands

Floriade happens just once every ten years, and 2012 is finally the year it’s back. While Amsterdam is one of the most popular destinations in The Netherlands, there is a lot more to this Dutch country than the capital city. In the southeast region in the province of Limburg near the German border you’ll find […]

A Guide to the 2012 London Olympics

A Guide to the 2012 London Olympics

The2012 London Olympics are just around the corner, with the opening ceremony taking place on July 27, 2012. Earlier this month the open ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Stadium was held to kick off one of the world’s most anticipated events, giving the 40,000 spectators in East London of glimpse of what’s to come this […]

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