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Jack Baumann

Jack Baumann has traveled frequently since he was a child, which sparked a passion for adventure, history, and cultural exchange. It was from this love of culture and adventure that brought Jack to the U.K. to study for his Masters in Ancient Greek and Roman Archaeology. While studying in Wales, he traveled around Europe by himself often, and it was here that the idea for Guidester was born. After returning home and working a full time job for two years, Jack was able to scrape together enough money to form a company and begin his great quest to help people travel better and smarter! You can follow Jack's personal travel adventures on his blog Travelin' Jack.

Top 10 Cathedrals in England, Scotland, and Wales

Far from your average medieval church, the most exquisite spiritual centers in England, Scotland, and Wales are a testament to the imagination and meticulous craftsmanship of mankind.    These amazing structures can be found in every corner of Britain. Though difficult to narrow down to only 10, I managed a list of the very best …

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Top Things To Do In The Ring of Kerry

The Ring of Kerry is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful places on earth and considered the “Jewel in the Crown” of Ireland’s scenic locations. Known officially as the Iveragh Peninsula, but referred to as “The Kingdom” by locals, the 111 mile route around County Kerry boasts stunning panoramic landscapes, rich history, and …

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The 7 Best Wineries in Tuscany

Tuscany has long been associated with breathtaking scenery and some of Italy’s best made wines. In this enchanting landscape of rolling hills and winding roads, you’ll find glorious sunflower fields, ancient olive groves, medieval ruins, and wonderfully wild forests. And, of course, world-class wineries.   Wine touring here is not about a five-minute tasting at …

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U.S. Passport Rules Have Changed – Here is What You Need to Know

While it is normally easy to acquire or renew a passport, the State Department says there’s about to be a massive backlog of passport applications. Plus, passports themselves are going to change.   Here’s what you should know about both the expected passport application delays and the passport changes coming in the years ahead. Share …

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Sightseeing in Stockholm Sweden

Sweden’s capital is a city built on water, spreading out over 14 islands with water covering about 30% of the city. Stockholm has grand public buildings, palaces, museum, and a rich cultural history that tell a beautiful 700 year-old story.   Sweden separated from its union with Denmark and Norway in 1521, and Stockholm eventually …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Edinburgh: What You Absolutely Can NOT Miss

The capital of Scotland is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and while there are endless experiences to keep you busy, we’ve compiled a list of the top things to do in Edinburgh that you shouldn’t miss.   Edinburgh has a long and illustrious tradition spanning over 600 years, which has preserved a …

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