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.

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Visiting Itay’s Amafi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a 30 mile stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrento Peninsula. Officially a UNESCO-listed landscape, the coast is lined with stunning towns running from Positano all the way along to Vietri sul Mare. The area is dotted with 500-foot-tall cliffs and over a hundred beaches, as well as …

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16 Incredibly Fun Things to Do in Lisbon

Lisbon is the stunning capital city of Portugal and one of the most charismatic cities in Europe. A city that effortlessly blends traditional heritage with striking modernism and progressive thinking, there is never a shortage of things to do in Lisbon. The amazing landscape, quaint restaurants, and fresh beer on tap just add to the …

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The BEST Things To See & Do in Prague

As one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, there is an endless amount of things to do in Prague. The entire city center listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and from the moment you arrive, you are instantly struck by the overwhelming medieval Gothic architecture that seemingly has no end. Every street …

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London Travel Guide For The First Timer

There is no city quite like London. Its attractions and places of interest are world class and cater to all tastes and all ages. Here’s a useful travel guide to London that will save you time, money, and enhance your experience! London is one of the world’s great mega-cities that fascinates and attracts millions of …

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11 Best Places In Wales – The Land of Dragons

Steeped in mystic history stretching back to the days of King Arthur, Wales – the land of dragons – is truly a unique and beautiful place. Named ‘Cymru’ in Welsh, this small country attached to the hip of England is often disregarded when speaking of the great sights in Britain. However, with one of the …

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9 Sites You Can't Miss In Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece is a world-class city that combines the ancient with the modern, the traditional with the trendy, and the culture with the fun. It’s a city that will continuously surprise and inspire you.  Named after the goddess of power and wisdom, Athens quickly became one of the most powerful cities in Ancient Greece, and …

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