Author Archives: Nitin Chandran

FIFA World Cup 2018 – A Cityseeker Guide

By Nitin Chandran

Gear Up For The Greatest Spectacle on Earth!

The moment that football (and soccer) fans from all over the globe have been waiting for will kick off on the 14th of June in the heart of Russian Federation. The FIFA World Cup is the world’s most-watched sporting event and has been capturing the imagination of billions since its inception in 1930.

Russia will be hosting the world’s top 32 teams who will be giving it their all in a bid to get a glimpse of gold. Just like the Olympics, the world cup is organized every four years and is assigned its host by the autonomous body known as the FIFA Executive Committee. Russia came through as the most-deserving candidate to host the latest installment of this revered tournament, fending off stiff competition from its rivals in Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, and Belgium.

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Cityseeker Road Trip: 10 Places to Escape to Nature in California

 

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By Cityseeker Staff

People around the world know that California is a perfect destination for nature and road trip lovers alike. There is just so much beauty to behold when driving up its coast, across its vast deserts, or through its colossal forests and scenic mountain ranges.

Here at Cityseeker, we’ve put together a list of our 10 best escapes to nature throughout California. We’ve also put together a map at the end so we can all plan a little road trip getaway this long weekend and take in all the natural splendor the Golden State has to offer.

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16 Beautiful Castles in Germany

Finally it’s Friday! Or as one would say in German: Endlich ist Freitag!

We thought we’d kick off the weekend mit ein wunderbar showcase of castles and palaces located throughout Germany, brought together with our Cityseeker Collections feature, that you too can use to plan your next vacation itinerary or weekend destination!

Take a look below and learn more about some of the grandest architectural achievements in German residential living!

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Cityseeker Road Trip: 10 Spanish Missions Along California’s El Camino Real

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Planning to take a road trip down the California coastline in the near future? We all know there are plenty of things to see and do on such a trip, but don’t forget to check out some of the earliest historical sites in the region’s storied history–the Spanish missions along El Camino Real–or, “The King’s Highway.”

These missions are so important to the history of California, that most of the state’s major cities are named after the mission they are near, such as San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Barbara and more. Take a look at our take on 10 of the most historically-important missions established throughout California.

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San Francisco Restaurant Week: A Cityseeker Guide

Here at Cityseeker, we put our heads (and taste buds?) together to come up with a list of 10 fine dining establishments to patronize during San Francisco’s world-famous Restaurant Week. We know we’ll be checking them out this weekend–wanna tag along? Take a look!

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