5 ways to make art galleries fun for kids

Visiting iconic museums and art galleries is a great way to soak up the culture of a place — and a must-do for lots of travelers. But when vacationing with the family, galleries (even the most esteemed) might not make it so high up on your kids’ bucket list. While many of the world’s best galleries aren’t...

6 ways to stargaze from home

Throughout history, space has captivated humans. These days, the glow of phone screens tends to appeal more than the twinkling night sky. Ask yourself: when was the last time you looked up at the stars? Really looked? To be fair, light pollution and crammed cityscapes have made stargazing difficult — if not impossible —...

A virtual trip to Paris: Your 48 hour itinerary

Ahh, Paris. The global capital of chic is a must-visit destination. Go for the romantic boulevards, the world-class galleries, the gourmet food, and the fascinating history. But if you can’t visit this stunning city in person just now, never fear. You can live la vie en rose in your living room, when you go on our virtual...

Virtual tour: Vatican and Sistine Chapel

For our world at home initiative, we’re bringing some of our best-loved tours and experiences to you. It’s our way of injecting a little of the joy of travel into your living room and of celebrating the amazing guides who make our travels incredible. In this installment Join Elena, GetYourGuide...

9 fun facts you didn’t know about Amsterdam

People observing Amsterdam canal
You’ve heard about the coffee shops, canals, tulips and renowned bike culture. But what else makes Amsterdam one of the world’s most popular travel destinations? Let’s set the Van Gogh paintings to the side for a moment. Here are 10 fascinating things you might not know about the Dutch capital.                

5 fun facts you didn’t know about Vatican City

Two people on tour at the Vatican
Vatican City is one of Rome’s most famous and impressive destinations. Home to the Pope and world renowned museums, this UNESCO world heritage site receives millions of visitors every year. As popular as it is, there is always more to discover about Vatican City. Read on to learn some surprising facts you might not have known about...

How to be French: bring a petite piece of France home

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So, you’re having a staycation instead of a French vacation… well, why not bring France to you? Follow these simple tips on how to be French and inject a little French culture into your day. Start with an indulgent breakfast Bacon, eggs, oats, yogurt: they’re...

15 virtual visits to museums around the world

Stuck on the couch, but yearning for some culture? Nothing beats soaking in the splendor of the world's top museums in person, but virtual museum tours offer an incredible opportunity to explore beyond your own four walls.  Read on to discover our list of 15 online collections. Whether you’re a fan of the masters...