Spotted by Locals

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A cityblog network by locals in 23 cities in Europe - with up-to-date tips



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Welcome to Rijeka, the European Capital of Culture, one of the most interesting European cities this year. This is a message from Rijeka! Exactly two months ago the city of Rijeka became the first Croatian city to bear the title of the European Capit...

Tampere boasts a unique and versatile food culture influenced by our clean nature and the countryside that surrounds us. Locality is strongly present in many restaurants’ menus and drink lists as well as the biggest indoor market hall in the Nordic...

Spotted by Locals co-founders Sanne & Bart were interviewed by the Greek daily Kathimerini about their thoughts about the future of the travel industry after the #covid19 crisis. Here’s a readable (if you know Greek!) version of the article. Ou...

The last two weeks we organized a group chat for all our 500 Spotters in 80 cities, to feel together in this surreal time and exchanging thoughts and tips. It was heartwarming to see how Spotters  – who often haven’t even met in person but are c...

Last Thursday, we organized a group chat for all our 500 Spotters in 80 cities, with the aim of just getting together in this time of crisis and exchanging thoughts. Even though we quite hastily arranged it last minute, more than 80 Spotters were the...

Since 1990 tourism to Barcelona increased about tenfold. If you read about tourism in Barcelona in the newspapers (How tourism is killing Barcelona, The AirBnb invisian in Barcelona) it seems the situation is terrible. And it is, in some places. So i...

Due to Covid-19 our (Spotted by Locals co-founders Sanne & Bart) flight last Saturday was canceled. So we had to drive from Greece to The Netherlands in our little wild camping van.  When we arrived borders started closing one after the other, s...