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Top 5 Reasons to Do a Foodie Tour in Italy

In Italy, walking food and drink tours are unquestionably a booming new trend and there are several things to learn, apart from tasting amazing food and getting to know the culture better! Our guest author Carol, who lives in Florence, told us what:

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7 Top Places To Celebrate Christmas

Whether you are sticking to traditions or like to breaking habits of staying at home, we came up with the top 7 places this year to make your celebration unforgettable.

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Slang in Other Countries – Speak Like a Local

Going somewhere and you don’t really speak the language or want to feel like a local using the right slang? No problem! You will be surprised how people will look at you while on holiday when speaking their mother tongue!

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What Smart Travelers Should Do This November

Need inspiration on where to head next? Find useful tips on what to do this September and travel advice for the coming season!

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Top 5 Reasons to Do a Foodie Tour in Italy

This week’s guest author is Coral, a gourmet food blogger  & tour guide currently living between Florence, Italy and Seattle, USA (her “hometown”). She loves food and her food blog curious appetite gives you a wonderful insight on how to best experience the incredible food culture in Florence, Rome and Milan. Here are her top 5 reasons on why it is inevitable to do a foodie tour in Italy! 

Rain or shine, a food tour is a perfect activity for people visiting Italy. More often than not, people come to Florence, Milan or Rome for an average of 3 days, suspected on a holy trinity Italian major city destination trip. Therefore, this is where a walking food tour is an ideal activity to do when you first land in a new foreign city. Walking food and drink tours is unquestionably a booming new trend in the travel world and there are already loads of operators to choose from. There are several reasons to take a food tour based on my experience as one of their tour guides and here are 5:

1. You will get your bearing on the city

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You will see major areas and neighborhoods to be introduced to so you can save time on doing research before setting out! In Florence, there are secret little curiosities that mark the city’s history with food and wine- some of these curiosities are unlisted in guidebooks and are only known by our guides.

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7 Top Places To Celebrate Christmas

Christmas is coming up soon and with it the question, where to celebrate this year. When we think about places to celebrate christmas, many people think of their home– but it is always fun to pack the bags and experience a completely different christmas day in a foreign city or at the beach! Whether you are sticking to traditions or like to breaking habits of staying at home, we came up with the top 7 places this year to make your celebration unforgettable.

1. Munich

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If you like it traditional, Munich is the right place to be for you. Dozens of christmas markets will for sure put you in the right spirit and the delicious ginger bread or the mulled wine will add on to that. Every night at 5.30pm from November 25th until Christmas Day, there is life music on the balcony of the town house on Mariannen Platz in the city center. In case you still don’t have enough, a tram drives around all day serving some more Christmas treats and of course, mulled wine.

GYG INSIDER TIP: Explore the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle and the enchanting old-world town of Füssen, framed by one of the most breathtaking natural settings in the world. Take a 2-hour train ride through majestic Bavarian landscapes.

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Slang in Other Countries – Speak Like a Local

Going somewhere and you don’t really speak the language or want to feel like a local using the right slang? No problem! With our list of the right words to use in various countries in Europe, and Asia you will be surprised how people will look at you while on holiday when speaking their mother tongue!

Speak like a local with our insider tips regarding slang in different locations all over the world.

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What Smart Travelers Should Do This November

Book Art Basel Miami Beach

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The actual event starts December 4, but it’s always good to be there a bit in advance to avoid stressful last-minute bookings for hotels etc.

Miami is one of America’s the most popular tourist destinations. As the gateway to the Caribbean, it is particularly well-known for its culture, history, and shopping opportunities.

When in Miami, why not explore all of it? Whether by Segway, on an airboat or by jetski, there is so much to see! For example the lively district of Little Havana by tasting the food culture of Cuba and listen to Caribbean music as you walk around. 

Our tip: Plan a weekend trip to Key West!  Visit a shipwreck, set sails for a sunset adventure and relax to the fullest.

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