Arts & Culture

The Getty museum of Los Angeles

Los Angeles is not just a city of appearances and entertainment. It is also an important cultural center, as well as other cities of this size. The Getty Center and the Getty Villa together constitute the J.

Posted on April 26, 2016 0 Comments

World Heritage Site #1: Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is a complex of ruins that was the site of the Khmer Empire's capital city between the 9th and 15th centuries.

Posted on April 19, 2016 0 Comments

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Tour Spotlight: Skip the Line - Accademia Gallery + Uffizi Gallery

Visit two of the most famous museums in the world without waiting in line.

Posted on December 20, 2011 0 Comments

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Photo Review: Giverny and Versailles with Hotel Pick-Up tour

The Giverny and Versailles with Hotel Pick-Up tour never fails to garner five-star reviews from our clients. The tour visits two popular French attractions in one day, plus hotel transfer.

Posted on November 8, 2011 0 Comments

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Photo Review: Skip the Line Vatican Tour for Small Groups

For those into history and art (and a great guide!), Betina G. of Brazil suggests the Skip the Line Vatican Tour for Small Groups. Visitors won't be waiting in line when they take the tour.

Posted on November 1, 2011 0 Comments

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Photo Review: Skip the Line: Vatican + Ancient Rome

Traveler Marco can't praise his guide of the Vatican and Ancient Rome tour enough. The tour combines the best of Imperial Rome and the Renaissance.

Posted on September 17, 2011 0 Comments

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Visita Iglesia around the World

The custom of visiting seven churches on Maundy Thursday is an ancient practice but is still carried out in several countries in Latin America and in the Philippines, where the tradition is called Visita Iglesia, Spanish for "church visit.

Posted on April 24, 2011 0 Comments

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Photo Review: Vaux-le-Vicomte, Barbizon and Fontainebleau

Julian was fascinated by his visits to the village of Barbizon, the Castle of Fontainebleau, and Vaux le Vicomte Castle. Below is his account of the experience. Our guide gave a fascinating account of the history of Vaux and its owner Nicolas Fouquet.

Posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

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Photo Review: Tea Ceremony in Tokyo

Vanessa enjoyed a panoramic view of the city from Tokyo Tower before participating in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony at the Happoen Japanese Garden. "This tour is a great way to start a holiday in Tokyo!!!" - Vanessa L.

Posted on January 27, 2011 0 Comments

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Photo Review: Mozart and the Sound of Music

Kah Kay from Singapore went on an excursion from Munich to Sound of Music country in Salzburg. He had an idyllic cruise on Lake Wolfgangsee and got wonderful views of the Bavarian Alps. He also posed beside Mozart.

Posted on January 7, 2011 0 Comments

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