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.

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 a …

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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 became …

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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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Top 12 Things To Do In Venice

Venice is built on more than a hundred small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. You’ll find no roads, just canals lined with timeless Renaissance and Gothic palaces, with an endless amount of things to do. Venice is divided into six ‘sestieri’, or neighborhoods, all with uniquely different characters. The central square, Piazza San …

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Explore the Great U.K. National Parks

The U.K. national parks contain some of the nation’s most beautiful and inspiring landscapes. The country’s dedication to preserving green space is one aspect I love about Britain. The U.K. National Parks Service, which includes England, Scotland, and Wales, maintains 15 parks; 10 in England (covering a land surface area of 9.3% of the country), 3 …

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Covid Travel Updates: Everything You Need to Know

The Covid-19 pandemic has left most international travel at a standstill, and people are wondering when travel will return. We have compiled key information on Covid travel updates, as well as prudent advice on what to do with travel in the months to come. UPDATES: Global confirmed cases: 155,944,819; total deaths 3,239,691; total recovered 132,303,257 …

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