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Founder & CEO, Lauren Beebe, Joins Advisory Board for Student Focused Travel Nonprofit

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We are proud to announce that our Founder and CEO, Lauren Beebe, has joined the Advisory Board for Reach the World (RTW). RTW makes the benefits of travel accessible to classrooms, inspiring students to become curious, confident global citizens. Enabled by a digital platform, classrooms and college student travelers explore the world together. The program…

Travel & Food Blogger Roaming Nanny raves about our Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour!

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We are so pleased to share this great write-up on our Flatiron Food Tour by Roaming Nanny. Full article here. Our tour met up in the Flatiron district at 10:30 sharp. Rory, our tour guide, was there early to meet up with us all and I liked her instantly! Upon further investigation – Rory I…

Experiences make the best gifts!

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Shameless plug! Take 10% off gift certificates for the holiday season! Use code GIFT10 at checkout! Gift a special NYC or Brooklyn experience. The ultimate in creative gift giving for the traveler, foodie and urban explorer! Your recipient(s) can choose the date of the tour upon redemption. They simply enter their gift certificate code at…

Like A Local is Featured in Abercrombie & Kent!

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One of the best companies in the luxury travel biz is Abercrombie & Kent, which has been around since 1962. So I was thrilled when they joined our Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour and then asked me to talk about a typical day in Williamsburg Brooklyn for their Sundowner Magazine!

Like A Local Tours is Featured (& Recommended) by Verlocal!

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We are so excited to be featured in Verlocal’s Host Spotlight! Verlocal is evolving the way individuals build businesses by connecting them to people looking to discover local classes, events, products, and services. From our food tours to Ikebana in Chicago or surf lessons in Washington, this awesome website has it all! We love their mission…

Second look: famous sculptures in NYC

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“Meet me by the Astor Place cube!” That’s how this article came to be. Where did the cube come from, what does it symbolize? Read on to learn those answers and more about some of NYC’s most prominent sculptures. As a New Yorker, I don’t think we even notice these incredible sculptures, so we did…

Experience Brooklyn Like A Local

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Last month we partnered with Localgrapher and shared our insight on how to “Experience Brooklyn Like A Local”.  Here are the highlights: Did you know that Brooklyn is the 4th largest city in the US (if you separate it from New York City)? The borough has experienced an explosion of popularity in the last 10…

Summertime at Brooklyn Bridge Park & DUMBO

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The Brooklyn Heights Promenade will take your breath away. If you’ve watched Annie Hall and Moonstruck, you’ve seen this iconic spot. According to the NY Harbor Parks website, it is one-third of a mile long, it offers a vista of the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the majestic Brooklyn Bridge. Lined with flower beds,…

Like A Local New York Tours featured on Belocal App

Discover the world, tailor-made for you. Have you ever struggled finding the right travel for you? Belocal puts travelers in touch with independent guides and tour operators, offering you a curated selection of the best tours around the globe. Not sure what you’re looking for and need a little inspiration? Check out our handpicked lists…