Intrepid Sightseeing

  • Escape the cliché! See the best of LA in just a day while getting off the beaten path and discovering the city’s lesser known sites. This LA overview gives you both landmark icons and secret gems, taking you from Hollywood to Santa Monica, with the Farmers Market and Beverly Hills in between. Explore on foot and by public transit as you ride alongside locals and get a feel for what it really means to live in Los Angeles. Sure, you’ll see the Hollywood sign, Rodeo Drive, and Venice Beach (can you really come to LA and not see them?!), but you’ll also visit a hidden garden oasis on Hollywood Boulevard, learn about film and television history at a local media museum, and ride bikes along the Pacific Ocean’s famous beach path.
    Los Angeles
    8-9 hours
  • Art + drinks = a great time, right? That’s what we thought, and that’s why you’ll love heading out on a Miami tour of the city’s iconic Wynwood neighbourhood. You’ll go off the tourist trail to see some of the more hidden murals by world-renowned contemporary artists such as Retna, Chor Boogie, and Trek 6. Along the way, you’ll stop at local venues where expert mixologists are shaking up specialty cocktails just for you.
    Miami
    3 hours
  • Either I conquer Istanbul or Istanbul conquers me. – Fatih Sultan Mehmet. Journey in the footsteps of the city’s most famous ruler and conquer Istanbul in just a day. This is the ultimate all-in-one introduction to the sites everyone must see in Istanbul, with a locals-know twist. Visit Turkey’s iconic historic spots such as the jaw-dropping Hagia Sofia, the beautiful Blue Mosque, and the pretty, tree-lined ancient Hippodrome, and learn how Istanbul has stood strong through the centuries. Eat a tasty Turkish lunch with locals at a hidden café, then listen to stories of how generations of sultans lived at the grand Topkapi Palace, overlooking the gorgeous Bosphorus Strait. Finish it all off with a backstreet tour and some good-natured haggling with local artisans in the Grand Bazaar.
    Istanbul
    9 hours
  • The best way to see a city like a local? Eat and drink like a local! This culinary adventure takes you on foot, away from the tourist trail, to search out the hidden gems of Istanbul’s thriving street food scene. Learn what’s trendy today in Turkish cuisine and sample a variety of tasty treats as you work your way through the best food in Istanbul.
    Istanbul
    3 hours
  • We hope you’re hungry! This Penang walking tour will set your taste buds salivating as you sample the best of the city’s street food scene. Your guide is a local foodie who will ensure you’re stuffed with sweet and savoury treats as you learn about traditional Malaysian cuisine. Along the way, take in some history as you wander old city streets, passing preserved heritage sites, and stopping at famed food spots like one of Penang’s oldest Chinese coffee shops and Indian Muslim restaurants. With Malay, Chinese, and Indian flavours in its street food, there’s no better way to literally taste the cultural diversity of Penang!
    Penang
    3 hours
  • Get an insider’s perspective on Australia’s newest style hub: Brisbane! Discover local and international designs, get pampered with cosmetics, indulge in chocolates, and sample cocktails and bubbles at sophisticated watering holes. Along the way, get the secret scoop on one of the swankiest establishments about town.
    Brisbane
    3.5 hours
  • Explore Brisbane's laneway pubs and bars with a unique selection of boutique brews, mix in some historical and topical chat, and you've got a real urban adventure! We'll introduce a Brisbane tucked away in city side streets and back courtyards, where ANZAC, WWII, and unmarked convict heritage abounds, with some of the best selection of beers to be found anywhere — where isn't this sounding brilliant?
    Brisbane
    2.5 hours
  • Festivals are the truest of celebrations in India, and particularly prevalent in Kerala, where occasional festivities win out over the characteristic simplicity of life here. If you’re looking for a juxtaposition of culture, one of Kerala’s many festivals is no doubt where you’ll find your groove. 
    Kochi
    6 to 8 hours
  • Get to know Agra the local way, by exploring the city’s hidden laneways, bustling spice market, and religious mosques and temples, all with your feet to guide you. Sample treats at a 200-year-old sweets shop, hop on a cycle rickshaw, and learn why Hindu families dress their idols. Hear the legends that have been passed down through generations and learn how modern-day India is reshaping itself. Finish it all up with the spectacular sight of the Taj Mahal from a secret spot.
    Agra
    3 hours

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