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  • Tour of Florianopolis: Brazil’s Paradise Island

    When most people think of a Brazilian vacation, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo are the two best-known destinations. But a short flight away is Florianopolis, a holiday gem that has yet to be discovered by tourists outside of South America. With over 100 white sandy beaches – large and small – this island is…

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  • Washington D.C. With A Guide You Can Hear

    Anybody know how many kids with iPods or cell phones visit our national capital? It’s got to be a big number. And do they hear all the docents? Now they can have a personal guide in the palm of their hand! Washington D.C.’s National Mall is available in audio/video and QuietGuide formats, written and photographed…

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  • New Tour in San Francisco

    Like food? Have you seen the array at San Francisco’s Ferry Building And Embarcadero? Award-winning journalist Laura Del Rosso explains, “San Francisco’s landmark Ferry Building has been welcoming visitors to the “City by the Bay” for more than 100 years. With its recent transformation into a foodie mecca, thousands again walk its grand halls, enjoying…

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  • Why Go To Branson? The Inside Scoop Here!

    Planning your next family vacation? Be sure to check out Branson: Magic In The Midwest by Jim Burgett, author, speaker, and former superintendent of schools. Jim says “some call it Little Vegas, but everyone calls it fun! Boating, fishing, camping, golfing, and horseback riding are here for the outdoor enthusiast. Magic shows, Chinese acrobats, dancers,…

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  • It’s the week of Burning Man

    For those who always wondered what Burning Man was all about, but want to skip the hike, now you can see it all with a tour from VisualTravelTours.com. Travel writer Brad Olsen, who is treking there as we speak, authored this program, ready to download to your mobile device or desk/laptop. Award winning actor Adam…

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  • Tours of the Week

    Since it’s Fiesta week in Santa Barbara, and there are so many visitors, we’re featuring two fabulous walking tours, Santa Barbara: From The Mission To The Wharf and the Santa Barbara Waterfront. So between the parades and the mercados, download these tours, take a stroll and let us know what you think. Viva la Fiesta!

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  • New Features

    See the new video demo of the QuietGuides at www.QuietGuides.com All of our tours are available in this new format, text+photos for mobile. Scroll as you stroll! When you are looking for Tours be sure to try the Search box–enhanced display now has images and descriptions, i.e. for the San Francisco area click here. Did…

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  • From Your Arm Chair or On-the-Road

    From Mongolia to South Beach or Costa Rica, you can travel from your arm chair or actually take a tour at the destination. We suggest viewing “Visiting Today’s Mongolia” by Ruth Malloy before your trip, while you’ll recieve turn-by-turn directions for exploring “The Art Deco Historical District Of Florida’s South Beach” by your guide Martin…

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  • Launch Party

    The team at VisualTravelTours, after publishing over 100 multimedia tours, is now contacting our world-wide representatives to share in our celebration! Our virtual launch party will continue through the summer, as we deliver each tour in CD format to retailers. We thank our network of Providers (authors/photographers) for all their fine work and look forward…

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  • Announcing VisualTravelTours

    We’re pleased to announce that TravelTipsAndTours is now officially part of VisualTravelTours offering multi-media guided tours for mobile devices. Now travelers can access insider information in 30 minute downloadable programs, as well as thousands of free tips and ePostcards, and links to event schedules and personal tour guides. One stop shopping before you travel or…

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