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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One of the buzzwords you hear a lot in the travel industry in the last few years is “authentic experience”. But what are authentic experiences? Why do we want them? And are they really that amazing? In this article, we’ll delve into...

Hi! I’m Insen. I’m originally from Brussels, but I hope to move out from Belgium as soon as I get the chance. I’m currently wrapping up my internship at Spotted By Locals. It’s a sad and exciting moment. Sad, because I’m leaving an amazing...

Many small local businesses have been hit very hard by the pandemic. Often they don’t have the big pockets (and tax advantages) that multinationals have. Now that life is returning to normal in many cities, we think it’s more important th...

Many people associate Los Angeles mostly with the Hollywood sign and the vast amount of movie studios. As those places are often the center of attention in the media, they surely don’t serve as an accurate representation of the city as a whole.

Our locals in Europe have written about many buildings that have earned a reputation for being the ugliest building in their city. These structures are hated by some, but many have grown to love them. We’ve selected 12 buildings around Europe t...

There’s a saying that goes”we don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” Apparently, it’s a quote by George Bernard Shaw (the man left so many quotes behind, it seems he only spoke in W...

No, playgrounds aren’t for children only. Our Spotters love to play, and invite you to claim back the playgrounds that used to be yours long ago. Leave your troubles behind for a moment, or for a whole day! No kids and getting some weird looks?