Category: Tours

Exclusive: Lions’ future on line over plan to shorten tours

The British and Irish Lions could become a “dead concept” if they are subjected to “insane” plans to reduce the number of games and length of future tours and fail to build in adequate preparation time, senior officials claimed on Thursday night. With expectation and excitement…

Multaka project provides tours of museums in Berlin to refugees

A project in Berlin aims to provide newly- arrived Arabic-speaking refugees free tours of museums in Germany’s capital. It also trains the refugees to be volunteer tour guides. The project, titled “Multaka” or “meeting point” in Arabic, was started a little over a year ago by…

Orange County hires expert to study helicopter tour rules

ORLANDO, FLA. As aircraft accidents go, the recent mishap involving an Air Florida tourist helicopter wasn’t bad. The pilot and both passengers escaped unharmed on April 20 when the Robinson R44 helicopter lost power at 600 feet and pilot Steve Kilcourse guided the chopper down on…

These Urban Tours are Spurring a Discussion About Income Inequality

  A “graffiti tour” in a New York City neighborhood is spurring a discussion about income inequality. Dazed writer Jonathan Turton took a “Free Tours By Foot” tour of the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn which focuses on street art. Bushwick was an immigrant neighborhood in the 1950s and 60s that struggled…