Great Tour Guides from Around the World
I have now been on 60-70 press trips around the world led by tourism boards from numerous Scroll down to find some of the best tour guides in the world. My trips, experience and knowledge grew because of these kind people who were willing to share their knowledge. Yes, this is an added expense to any trip but it is an investment.
Elina Aro-Ojapelto: The Best Tour Guide in Estonia, Latvia and Finland
I met Elina Aro-Ojapelto in Tartu, Estonia, and had one of the best experiences learning about not only about Tartu but then visiting the Setoland and Seto People on the border with Russia. This photo is of Elina in traditional Estonian garb in Tartu, Estonia.
While I have traveled with her only in Estonia, she is certified for Finland and Latvia. She can be reached through her website, http://www.beneficium.ee/English_site/
Maja Milovcic: The Best Tour Guide in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Maja Milovcic was born in Dubrovnik and has lived and worked there her whole life except for one year in London. She has worked in a variety of travel and hospitality industry gigs including: hotel as PR & sales manager for incentives and congresses; in a travel agency — sales for USA, and other overseas markets; for the cruise industry including four years working for Government in state protocol; PR at Dubrovnik Tourist board. She has love the great opportunity to travel all over the World
She is educated in Economics for tourism at the University of Dubrovnik. She provides tours in Croatian, English, Italian, Russian, German. She is a iicensed tourist guide for 4 counties in Croatia since the 1970s guiding media ( journalists, TV teams, productions), celebrities, politicians – statesmen
Experience in guiding escorted tours , tailor made tours and special interest itineraries in Croatia, Greece, Italy, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Montenegro and specializing in history, art & culture, fine arts and archeology.
Not only was Maja our guide while we visited Dubrovnik but she was also married us at park Orsula. She can be reached at Maja Milovcic or at 385 (0)20 321 282.
Honorable Mention in Dubrovnik
While we never traveled with Alex or his company, he took time with us and was incredible nice and helpful. I would not hesitate to recommend a day trip through his company, Metro Tours Travel Agency found just off the main road in Old Town Dubrovnik.
He can be reached for trips to Mostar, Kotor and others at http://www.metrotours-dubrovnik.hr
Tomislav Žegura: The Best Tour Guide in Kotor, Montenegro
Tom is professional tour guide and educated and youth counseling, Jonkoping Univerity, Sweden 2006
Tourism, Univeristy of Montenegro, Kotor 2009
Tour leader from 2006, local Montenegro tour guide from 2009. He works in the field of culture in a variety of different projects including: Kotor Children Theatre Festival, SeaRock Festival, and other youth related projects. Tomislav is the Editor in chief of on line radio and web magazine Radio Bruškin.
Tomislav loves to swim, cook, travel and listen to music. He has a spiritual and positive outlook on life. Contact Tomislav by email
Morgana and I met with Tom in the old town in Hotel Cattaro and spent the better part of the morning with him. Not only did we lean about Kotor as a historic city but we also discuss philosophy and he didn’t mind when I ventured into politics.
Simona Skubic: The Best Tour Guide in Ljubljana, Slovenia
To experience the best that Slovenia has to offer, Simona Skubic is a great licensed tour guide with a bachelor’s degree in tourism. A true born Ljubljana girl, she’s passionate about the local food and the lifestyle, knowing all the hidden gems the city has to offer. As a post graduate student of cultural heritage, she will show you all the hip places frequented by the locals. Also, Simona will reveal the youthful, fairytale-like city which is full of entertaining stories and a rich past.
Simona introduced us to the mayor, a castle, the three bridges and some of the best sites in Ljubljana. It was an incredible day and she is a remarkable woman and tour guide.
To contact Simona Skubic