We are locals
- Our guides can capture your intellect and your imagination
- We help you see the big picture – and the small
- Rated as the best tour guides in Europe
- Walks in Europe make cities better
Get off the beaten path, as well as on it
- Immerse into neighbourhoods
- Experience cities in a different way
- Live in the city, don’t be a guest
- Make new friends
Scholarly, experienced, and local tour guides in Europe
Arzu is a tour guide, tourism professional and an entrepreneur living part-time in Istanbul and Tallinn. She is responsible for running this business when she is not trying to catch up with laundry – She’s a kick-ass mom and enjoys writing, travelling, storytelling, and good wine with good company.
She’s an MBA candidate at Tallinn University of Technology to complete her engineering degree and you may still have her as your guide while she’s in Istanbul.
Giulia has a degree from University of Pisa in Roman Archaeology, lettere classiche, and archeologia. She prides herself in knowing all about Tuscany.
She shows and explains the beauty of Florence to our clients in Italian or English. As our main contact in Italy, Giulia is altogether a delight, whether you are visiting as a family or in a large group.
Giovanna is an art historian and a native of Rome. She has a Master’s degree in art history from the Sapienza University of Rome and furthermore she’s specialised in Modern and Medieval art.
While guiding our guests in Rome, Gioavanna also works as an editorial consultant for a number of cultural organizations in Rome which includes the Superintendency of Archaeology of Rome.
Italian is her mother tongue and she’s fluent in English and French. Finally, has a unique interest in Mannerism.
Laura is a true blood Greek and is proud of her heritage. As our main contact in Greece, she’s native from Athens and above all loves Corfu deeply. You can see that she’s the symbol of passion for tour guides worldwide.
Our dear Greek friend has a pleasant and friendly way to guide in Greek, English, and German. Our guests comfortably understand her knowledge, hints, and tips as she walks and guides.
Born in Leeds, England; Madeleine moved to Jerusalem in 1983 and qualified as a licensed tour guide in 1999. While working in some of Jerusalem’s most significant historical buildings, she’s got to know a wide spectrum of Jerusalem’s society. Hence, this experience made her sensitive to the cultural diversity of this city.
Trained as an educator, Madeleine has a special connection with young people.
Denis is a graduate of Tallinn University, has MA degrees in Educational Sciences and Conference Interpreting. He was born and raised in Tallinn, Estonia.
Guiding is his passion and it is something he is very good at! He has been working as a guide for 17 years, so he may say he truly knows every nook and cranny of Tallinn and has knowledge in culture and history of Estonia.
He guides in English and Russian.
Kadir studied Travel Management in Turkey and Economics in Vienna School of Business. Guiding since 2002, he was awarded as the best guide world-wide by a well-known American travel company because of his outstanding guiding service to American Travellers.
Our main contact in Poland can deliver tours in English, German, Polish, and Hungarian.
Mustafa is our main contact for Northern Europe and he leads unique itineraries in Amsterdam where he lives. He’s a totally charming character with outstanding knowledge of European history and art. You’ll be amazed to see Amsterdam through his eyes; he’s a great conversationalist with a wide great range of interests… certain to keep you entertained and informed on your Amsterdam tour.
Dirk leads our Art Gesture Walk In Amsterdam.
He created this unique itinerary to deal with the enormous variety of museums in Amsterdam and the endless variation in people’s interests.
His knowledge gets you straight to the art that you care about most.
Dirk has a degree in Art History, Criticism and Conservation from the University of Amsterdam and has gotten further education at Christie’s in London. Dirk guides in English, French, German, Portuguese, and Dutch.
Francesca was born in Rome, one of the best cities in the world! She loves Rome and her job as a licensed tour guide.
She has a degree from La Sapienza at Rome University and studied history of art, archeology, and literature.
She loves to show the monumental Rome, galleries, and archeological sites but above all she enjoys our walking tours to discover secret Rome. Join Francesca to see the city with its picturesque narrow streets, artisan workshops, ancient Ghetto, and of course special Italian food.
Estela, a local from Lisbon, has a degree in History & Art History which is crowned by her Master’s Degree in Museum Studies. She worked in Museums both in Portugal and in London. She has been guiding for more than 10 years. What she loves the most about Lisbon is the river Tagus, the tiles, and the smell of grilled sardines.
Ulla was born in Helsinki and has degrees Economics and Arts. She speaks Finnish and Swedish and worked for the Foreign Office at different Finnish embassies.
She loves working in her hometown Helsinki and enjoys showing it to our clients. She’s proud of Helsinki as it has developed to a very international “small capital”. She’s a master of the old part of the city as well as new Finnish architecture which is world-renowned.
Josanne originally studied forest science. She knows Helsinki and the vast landscapes of Finland: lakes and forests and bears and berries.
She created a city walk to discover main attractions in Helsinki with music from Finland. She’s been doing radio programs in Finland because Finnish music has always inspired her a lot. He musical tours open a fascinating dimension of Finnish culture and deepen your experience in Helsinki in a unique way.
Julia is born and raised in Tallinn. She has a degree in Tourism and Hospitality at the Tartu University of Estonia. Since her graduation 15 years ago, she’s been working as a tour guide.
You can see her passion showing the beauty and great history of Tallinn to our guests. Her interests are history, art, and cultural heritage.
Julia has a gentle approach and is very easy going as she interacts with people. It’s a great pleasure to see our repeat clients asking for Julia as a guide again!