Welcome to our newest guides!

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Our network of independent guides continues to grow: ToursByLocals now has an incredible 1084 guides in 99 countries! Today we’re dedicating a bit of space to welcoming the newest in our roster of fun, friendly, passionate and knowledgeable local guides in North America, Europe and Africa.

We’ve been looking for a great guide in Seattle for some time – and now we have one. Margaret is a born and raised West-Coaster, and is passionate about showing you her city’s unique urban landscape – whether it’s on foot, by ferry, streetcar or zipcar. Margaret knows all the best local haunts, and won’t let a rainy day stop you from enjoying your time in her hometown. Seattle Guide

Just up the Coast from Seattle lies Vancouver. As Vancouver is our homebase at ToursByLocals, we feature quite a few guides in our beautiful city. The latest addition is Eddy Chen, whose impressive command of languages will make him a popular choice for those traveling from East Asia. In addition to having a strong local knowledge of Vancouver, Eddie can speak English, Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Fuzhou and Fukien, as well as some Japanese and German. Eddie is also a realtor, so is happy to engage in one of Vancouver’s most popular topics of conversation! Vancouver Guide

A world away from the Pacific Northwest, on the sunny Greek island of Naxos, Christina is waiting to take you for a ramble through the most beautiful island in the Cyclades. Learn about the Greek gods associated with Naxos, and experience the island’s ancient wine-making and kitron distilleries. Christina is working on her PhD in environmental management, and is a wealth of knowledge on island stewardship. Naxos Guide

Set just beneath the striking peaks of the Rif Mountains, Chefchaouen has long been considered one of Morocco’s prettiest towns. You can see the Andalusian influence in the red-tiled roofs and bright blue buildings of its old medina. Your guide here is Abdeslam, who holds a degree in English and is a committed volunteer with many of his city’s NGOs. In addition to offering city tours, Amdeslam is eager to take visitors hiking to show them the small villages and natural beauty of the Rif Mountains. Chefchaouen Guide

A big welcome to you all! And while we’re talking about new additions to ToursByLocals, any guesses what country is going to bring us to 100?
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