GURU: noun [C] /guːruː/ an expert in a particular subject who gives advice

Share your travel content, stories & tips and we'll feature them across our socials (multiple platforms totalling 1.5m followers!) as well as becoming an advocate for your chosen locations across our website for future travellers to be inspired by!

Meet our Travel Gurus

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From influencers and content creators to full-time explorers and industry professionals, get an insight into their top tips, favourite destinations and general touring advice!

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Go snorkelling along the second-longest barrier reef in the world!"

Benefits of a tour guide for Belize

"Guide fees, such as the one for the Iguana Conservation Centre in San Ignacio, directly benefit the iguana conservation efforts."

What is a must-do when visiting San Ignacio, Belize?

"Take a Mayan chocolate-making class."

What do you love most about Belize?

"I love Cahal Pech because we had the ruins all to ourselves! I also love how few crowds there are in popular destinations like San Ignacio!"

About Our

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  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    46 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Albania

  • Dream Destination:

    Norway

  • About them:
  • We're Maddie and Cullen, a couple traveling the world full time and sharing our experiencing along the way! We love meeting new people, going on exciting adventures, and trying new cuisines!

Adventure Tours

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How was living in Iceland?

"Insane! I got to see huge ice caves, two volcanic eruptions, impressive waterfalls and more!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"The Laugavegur trek!"

About Our

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  • Traveller
  • Countries Visited:

    11 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Iceland and Tanzania

  • Dream Destination:

    Australia, New Zealand and Philippines (going to all these places in some months)

  • About them:
  • Since more than 5 years ago I’m living nomad around the world, passionate for the newness, discovering new things, and immersing in other cultures and lifestyles.

Socotra

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What do you love most about Socotra?

"Socotra is a unique island full of endemic species, amazing beaches and magnificent views. Qalansiya beach would have to rate as one of the most beautiful anywhere on earth and it’s deserted to boot! "

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"•Explore Detwah Lagoon & White Sand Dunes •Drive through Dixam Plateau •Visit the town of Hadibu •Qalansiyah Beach •Wadi Dirhur Canyon •Fishing Village Arher Beach "

What do you love most about Socotra?

"Socotra is a truly unique place on the planet. The archipelago is isolated, which has helped preserve its stunning biodiversity, including the dragon blood tree, which is one of its symbols. "

Must pack items for Socotra

"The population is predominantly Muslim - dress appropriately. Shoulders and legs are covered for women and long pants for men. Light breathable fabrics, quick dry, sweat absorbing & anti-odour."

About Our

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  • Travel Photographer
  • Countries Visited:

    174 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Yemen

  • Dream Destination:

    Saudi Arabia

  • About them:
  • A visual storyteller and avid explorer. l have travelled to over 170 countries/territories on all 7 continents. It has certainly taught me the world is changed by our example and not our opinion.

Sightseeing

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A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Spotting dolphins on a dolphin cruise!"

What do you love most about Gran Canaria?

"Gran Canaria has amazing landscapes."

What was your favourite town?

"We loved visiting Puerto de Mogán. The streets were filled with colourful flowers and the houses were white with coloured stripes as well."

@Travelcanyonblog's Top Tips

"We recommend renting a car and exploring this whole island! We saw “Los Azulejos” while driving in the mountains, which were beautiful coloured rocks. "

Favourite time of year to visit Gran Canaria

"Best time is March - May or September - November. You will always have good weather, but there will be less tourists in this period!"

What is a fun activity to do?

"Visiting the banana plantations and getting a tour with a guide. You may even taste the bananas, some banana wine & liqueur, and banana jam!"

Must pack items for Gran Canaria

"Don’t forget sunscreen, sunglasses and bring a lot of tops instead of sweaters. It can be very hot!"

Where to stay?

"We loved our accommodation close to the Maspalomas Dunes. You can walk to the beach and it’s one of the best places to stay when visiting this island."

About Our

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  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    21 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    West-USA

  • Dream Destination:

    Bali, Indonesia

  • About them:
  • We are Ashley and Sam. A Dutch travel couple traveling all around the world. We make city trips, travel inside Europe, but also on other continents. We share tips, recommendations & inspiration.

Wildlife Tours

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What do you love most about Semenggoh Nature Reserve?

"Semenggoh Nature Reserve is unarguably the best place in the world to see semi-wild Orangutans. The moment when one of these magnificent great apes emerges from the jungle will be always remembered!"

About Our

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  • Travel Photographer
  • Countries Visited:

    52 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Malaysia

  • Dream Destination:

    Namibia

  • About them:
  • Hallo! I am Jesuthas, a biologist from Germany. I love to travel and witness wildlife all over world!

Must do?

"Visit the Chocolate Hills in Bohol! Definitely one of the most unique landscapes I have ever seen. "

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Talk and hang out with the local kids. They are so pure and full of joy!"

Hidden gem in the Philippines?

"Camiguin Island! Wow, this place is so beautiful. An island full of volcanoes & black sand beaches!"

Favourite time of year to visit Philippines

"Make sure you keep an eye out for the rainy season in the Philippines as it can get very wet and sometimes dangerous because of typhoons. "

About Our

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  • Content Creator
  • Countries Visited:

    22 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Java, Indonesia

  • Dream Destination:

    Chile

  • About them:
  • A 21-year old videographer & photographer who fell in love with our planet and who captures his memories on camera.

Foodie and Wine Tours

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A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Learning to cook authentic Sri Lankan food was an incredible experience, so much care & attention goes into the dish! "

Benefits of a tour guide for Galle

"Cooking with a local allows you to learn about the history of the local cuisine."

@om_our_travels's Top Tips

"Either jump in a tuk-tuk or use ‘PickMe’ (Sri Lankan Uber)!"

What do you love most about Galle?

"The variety of food to choose from in your cooking class is great, and so fresh from the local market!"

About Our

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  • Traveller
  • Countries Visited:

    12 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Vietnam

  • Dream Destination:

    Japan/South Korea

  • About them:
  • We are Ollie & Meg, and we quit our jobs in March 2023 to travel the world. We are in our late 20s, and looking for experiences and adventures post Covid-19!

Madagascar

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@maantigo 's Top Tips

"•Be flexible. Rule #1 - “Mora, mora” means to go with the flow and don’t sweat the small stuff. •Cash is king here - have it on hand. •Respect local “Fady” or taboos. "

What do you love most about Madagascar?

"The wildlife is incredible - the chameleons, lemurs and fossa - but even the insects like the giraffe beetles or hissing cockroaches are unforgettable. "

@maantigo 's Top Tips

"Patience, with a dose of flexibility and a sense of adventure, will help you travel from one place to the other - whether it be by “taxi brousse” or flying with “Air Mad” "

What do you love most about Madagascar?

"You’re spoilt for choice if you like stunning beaches. Nosy Iranja, île aux Nattes and Nosy Boraha certainly caught my eye. Turquoise water & powder white sand soothe the soul and nourish the spirit "

What do you love most about Madagascar?

"Drive along RN7 & you’ll get to see a microcosm of Malagasy life. Outside of the big cities, the road is empty - except for the occasional ox and cart. You’ll pass some beautiful villages and scenery. "

About Our

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  • Travel Photographer
  • Countries Visited:

    174 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Yemen

  • Dream Destination:

    Saudi Arabia

  • About them:
  • A visual storyteller and avid explorer. l have travelled to over 170 countries/territories on all 7 continents. It has certainly taught me the world is changed by our example and not our opinion.

What is Cocora Valley so famous for?

"It's home to the highest palm trees in the world, the Quindio Wax Palms! They're approximately 80 metres high."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Enjoy all the Instagrammable spots with an amazing natural background."

@haihui.cu.swit.rocs's Top Tips

"Cocora Valley is easily reachable from Salento, Colombia. You can just do a short hike to reach the most famous spots, or indulge in a 13-km loop-hike. I totally recommend the latter."

When should you visit Cocora Valley?

"Being the most famous spot of Colombia, it is very crowded. Make sure you head there with the first means of transportation of the day and reserve the entire day to walk around, you'll love it!"

Must pack items for Valle de Cocora

"If you want to do the whole loop, don't forget your hiking boots, you'll pass through forests, rivers, suspended bridges and different types of soil."

About Our

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  • Digital Nomad
  • Countries Visited:

    48 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    all the mountains of the world

  • Dream Destination:

    Easter Island, Chile

  • About them:
  • A solo traveler girl from Romania, backpacking and working around the world with her amazingly cute dog, Joy.

What do you love most about Cederberg Municipality?

"The feeling of stepping back in time - unspoilt and absolutely breathtaking landscapes. "

Benefits of a tour guide for Cederberg Municipality

"Experience off-the-beaten paths with an experienced tour guide giving historical context to significant sites throughout history. "

Must pack items for Cederberg Municipality

"Bring a camera! Wear comfortable clothes and always carry sunscreen! It gets quite cold so a jumper or windbreaker is great to carry with. "

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Stargazing, hiking (Wolfberg Cracks & Arch), ancient rock art, caves, one of SA's biggest canyons and camping."

About Our

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  • Content Creator
  • Countries Visited:

    8 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Yunnan, China

  • Dream Destination:

    World

  • About them:
  • Welcome! I'm Tiffany, passionate about traveling and content creation. Journey with me while I capture and share my travel experiences. I'm currently living and exploring Vietnam.

Share your passion!

Anybody can take a picture but can you inspire and create excitement by sharing your experiences?


We've handpicked our Travel Gurus because we think they can, by sharing their knowledge and passion for chosen destinations in the form of a short feature. Curate a unique Guru feature with images, videos and top tips and we will add on your profile card so that people can choose to follow you or get in touch with you.


It's super quick to upload a few pictures, answer optional questions and we will get in touch once they are posted!

What's in it for tourhub?

A destination is more than just a stock photo and a 10-year-old review of a 'great day for all the family', each destination has a story to tell.


We don't just want to be another company promoting our most popular products, we want to empower travelers to share their personal stories and unbiased experiences to help others be inspired and confident about their trip selections.


Yes it's free content for us, but don't worry, we already have plenty of that direct from suppliers and customers!

What's in it for you?

It's simple - Share and get shared!

- Socials - You'll always be credited & tagged (or asked to collaborate) if we share your feature on stories, posts or reels across our multiple social platforms (total following 1.5m).

- Website & Emails - Your content will be viewed by thousands of web visitors daily as well as our travel-hungry email database! Remember we will always link with your social handle!

- Guru Status - Our customers are genuine travelers with a thirst for travel inspiration. You will be seen as an expert, working in collaboration with an aggregator of over 750 of the world's leading tour operators.

- Discount - Watch out for your personal travel discount code (for use sitewide) when you have submitted your first Travel guru Feature!

- Our influencer community - tourhub acts as a crucial connection between influencers & operators or tourism boards who are regularly looking for new collaboration opportunities. We keep our influencers updated with FAM trip and marketing opportunities.

- Discount codes - Once you’ve submitted a Travel Guru feature, you’ll receive a discount code which can be used across our website, as well as a code for you to share with your followers!

You can also choose to join our Affiliate program so that you can earn from your socials.

Step 1: Join our community

Complete a quick profile including at least one social handle so that we can always credit your content.

It also helps us keep you up to date with new ways in which we work with our community of influencers and affiliates.

Step 2: Create a Travel Guru feature

1. Select the destination you have expert knowledge in (Try to avoid whole countries and stick to specific areas, landmarks or towns so that your feature is one of a kind!)

2. Add your inspiring images, starting with your cover image.

3. Add your helpful travel tips and give a unique perspective. Choose between the questions or create your own, you can also just show 'image only'.

4. Your profile card will automatically fill with the image and info that you uploaded in your profile. Then we'll generate and promote your content across our website and socials.

Step 3: Submit & get shared

Between our following on multiple social platforms (1.5m) and our web visitors and loyal customers, you're sure to get your content and travel expertise noticed!

There's even an opportunity to earn with our affiliate program.

Visit our Facebook pages tourhub or Travel Goals.

Check out our Instagram profiles tourhub or tourhub Adventures.

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@biankadventures's Guru Testimonial

"I can confidently say that this has been an incredible opportunity for me to share my travel experiences and insights with a community of like-minded individuals. The platform allows me to connect with fellow travelers, exchange ideas, and provide valuable advice on destinations, accommodations, and activities.

I appreciate the discounts & exclusive offers for both me and my followers. It makes it easier and more affordable to book trips. It’s also exciting to gain even more exposure for my content.

Overall, I highly recommend becoming a Travel Guru to anyone who is passionate about travel and wants to share their knowledge while also benefiting from various perks and opportunities."

@goodsonjd's Guru Testimonial

"Being a Travel Guru is a great way to share your passion for travel and reach a wider audience with your photos and content.

You can showcase your favourite destinations and help other travellers have the best possible experience.

Partnering with tourhub can also help fund your own travels through affiliate earnings and as a bonus, you and your followers get access to discounts on tours across the tourhub platform."

@tiffanyswindow's Guru Testimonial

"I have been so impressed with the opportunity to share my content and photography. Tourhub has featured me on their website, email listings and social media channels, giving me exposure and the opportunity to share my experiences with a wider audience who are interested in travel.

I have gained so much confidence to share stories, and hopefully inspire others to explore the world. There are many other benefits of being a Travel Guru, such as discounts and affiliate opportunities!

It’s a great platform for connecting with other travelers and learning about new destinations. It has been such a rewarding experience, and I'm so grateful that I'm able to grow through their platform."

@travellustlarry's Guru Testimonial

"Being a Travel Guru is a great opportunity for me to help inspire others to go explore our planet. It gives me the chance to showcase my adventures, travels and photos from 25 years of exploring throughout tourhub's social media channels and helps to inspire people to get away from the "9 to 5" routine.

I get to regularly create travel features on my trips that are posted through tourhub's several platforms. Another great thing is the affiliate scheme. I get discounts on trips, and I also get to share a special discount with my followers! The icing on the cake of a very fulfilling & rewarding Travel Guru scheme!"

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