The Harrogate Advertiser's recent popular story about Harry the tour guide attracted a lot of interest and a couple of responses suggesting his Free Walking Tour wasn't the first of its type in Harrogate or even the only one. Kay Atkinson got in touch to say she was currently running regular paid-for food and drink tours for visitors called Harrogate Food Tours which includes sampling food and drink!More news you may be interested in...Harrogate's first walking tour is a hit! … [Read more...] about More walking tours in Harrogate!
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“If people visiting a city no longer say they’ve rented accommodation, but rather that they’ve booked an Airbnb, our goal is for them to say the same about GuruWalk,” says Juan Castillo, co-founder of a Valencia-based online community that connects travelers with local tour guides. “We want the term guruwalk to become synonymous with free tour.” By free, Castillo means that users are free to choose how much they pay their guide based on the experience. But official tour guides are wary of this new manifestation of the collaborative economy. They charge through tips, which we view as undignified because any work should be paid for Almudena Cencerrado, CEFAPIT “They advertise themselves as free tours but we feel that they are not, because they charge through tips, which we additionally view as undignified because any work should be paid for,” says Almudena Cencerrado, president of the Confederation of Official Tourism Guides of … [Read more...] about Spain’s GuruWalk wants to be the Airbnb of walking tours
DeKALB – DeKalb Public Library will offer a free walking tour of downtown DeKalb from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The tour leader will be library employee and local historian Steve Bigolin. Learn what historic structures have been or will be replaced by the Cornerstone DeKalb and Plaza DeKalb buildings. Why is there a wrought iron gate at the front corner of the one-time Chronicle Building? Where is the Phineas Vaughan’s horseshoe to be found? Has the Memorial Clock always been in the park at First and Lincoln? Why does the name “Donna” appear on the tank in that park? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Reservations are required and space is limited to 12 participants. To reserve a spot, call the library at 815-756-9568, ext. 2150, or visit the Adult Services desk. … [Read more...] about Library provides DeKalb walking tour
PUBLISHED: 08:46 01 May 2018 | UPDATED: 08:46 01 May 2018 James Morris The Islington Anti-Apartheid movement will be a focus of the tour. Picture: Islington Local History Centre Archant Islington, as the Gazette has reminded its readers on about 654 occasions over the past two years, has a massive heritage of activism and protest. It goes back centuries, but a new walking tour delivered by Clerkenwell and Islington Guides’ Association will focus on activism in the ‘70s and ‘80s. The series of walks – which start on Saturday – will recall causes such as the anti-apartheid movement, incorporating the old African National Congress HQ in Penton Street, and the women’s movement, taking in the former Sisterwrite feminist bookshop in Upper Street. They take place on May 5, June 16 and July 18 (to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth). They all start at 11am from Islington Town Hall. The 90-minute walks, delivered by Oonagh Gay … [Read more...] about Islington ‘70s and ‘80s protest movements – including anti-apartheid – remembered in free walking tour
Mid and East Antrim Museum and Heritages Services is hosting free walking tours in the lead up to the opening of The Heritage Hub at Carnlough Town Hall in June. The programme, in conjunction with community partners, starts with a landscape, geology and industrial heritage walk on Sunday, April 22, 2pm - 5pm, from the Heritage Hub to Cranny Falls and back. On Saturday, April 28, 2:30pm - 4:30pm, a rocks and fossils walking tour will be commencing at the seaward side of Larne Leisure Centre to Waterloo Bay. A walking tour of Galboly hidden village and grounds of Garron Tower is scheduled for Sunday, May 13, 2pm - 5pm.On Monday, June 4, a walking tour exploring the industrial past of Glenarm village will start at 7pm at Glenarm Visitor Centre. Running in conjunction with the Heritage Hub, it will explore the Old Limestone Quarry, Llayde Path, Whiting Mill chimney, harbour and pier.In Carnlough, a town heritage walk will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 12pm - 2pm, beginning at the Heritage … [Read more...] about Free walking tours to whet appetite for The Heritage Hub