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Six people are standing in a meeting room, two of them holding signs that read "INSULATION IS THE SOLUTION" and "WARM HOMES THAT DON'T COST THE EARTH," advocating for urban sustainability in the pursuit of eco-friendly cities.
19
Jun

Highlighting Organisations who Make our Cities More Sustainable

We talk a lot about sustainability in tourism – creating opportunities for people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to work in the visitor economy, and leaving lasting impressions on visitors so that they talk about our cities and invite other people to come.Today we’re highlighting just a handful of brilliant organisations in our cities who...
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Two people pose playfully in front of a stunning piece of street art that reads "Glasgow," adorned with painted pink thistles and green leaves on a black brick wall, epitomizing the vibrant partnership between creativity and culture.
14
Jun

Exciting new Partnership in Glasgow to highlight Street Art

Invisible Cities is really excited to be partnering with SWG3 to organise tours of Skypark 7, the vacant site between Finnieston Street and Exhibition Centre train station that has been transformed into a dynamic hub of artistic expression for the next few weeks. Opening to the public on 14th June and running until 30th June,...
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Image of a historic stone church with large arched windows and intricate details, illuminated by sunlight. Shadows of tree branches are cast on the front facade, and a pathway leads up to the entrance. This enchanting scene brings to mind the timeless beauty found in Calvino's "Invisible Cities" or sites like Greyfriars' Kirk.
26
May

Invisible Cities Partners with Greyfriars’ Kirk to deliver new tours!

At Invisible Cities, our mission is to support our trainees and guides so they can access opportunities for employment and education in their cities. In Edinburgh, we are very excited to be partnering with Greyfriars’ Kirk in Edinburgh to do just that! Starting from May 2024, our guides will be delivering unique tours of the...
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A collection of colorful beaded bracelets with various charms and letter beads spelling different words, including "Swiftie love," displayed on a patterned surface.
15
May

Invisible Cities shares the Swiftie love

In celebration of Taylor Swift’s Eras tour coming to the Scottish capital, Invisible Cities is spreading kindness and messages of positivity through handmade friendship bracelets. The dedicated team of guides and volunteers have created the friendship bracelets – now synonymous with artist- which will be distributed in the city from June 5th. These will be...
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A group of fourteen adults standing together smiling on a sunny urban square in the city of imagination, with buildings in the background.
02
May

Invisible (Cardiff) Partners with voco St David’s

We are thrilled to announce that in Cardiff our friends at voco St David’s will support our guides by purchasing a set amount of tickets every month for their guests, staff and partners. With a bulk order of tickets, the hotel will be able to signpost visitors but also have their partners or even team...
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Man giving a presentation at a podium with the "Travalyst" logo on a screen behind him in a room with windows showing a daytime cityscape, attended by Prince Harry and representatives from travel and
20
Apr

Invisible Cities founder joins Prince Harry & leading travel and technology brands

We are beyond excited to share that our founder Zakia Moulaoui Guery joined Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, as he addressed the Travalyst coalition at its annual convening and urged the industry to put sustainability at the heart of tourism bookings. Travalyst is a not-for-profit organisation founded The Duke of Sussex, and the conversation...
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Group of people standing in front of a vibrant mural in Govan, featuring painted faces and the word "Meet me in Govan" with a sun emblem.
20
Apr

Meet me in Govan: Hear it from our Volunteer Tanvir

Meet me in Govan is part of Invisible Neighbourhood, our project to explore local areas in our cities designed by locals and for locals. Tanvir volunteered with us in 2023. These are his words: “I was looking for voluntary work in Glasgow and one day, I got invited to join a Meet me in Govan...
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Liverpool City Walking Tours with a Difference!
13
Mar

Invisible Cities Announces New Partnership with Trainsplit

Invisible Cities are delighted to announce a new partnership with train ticketing company Trainsplit, the pioneers of the split ticketing functionality that allows customers to travel more cheaply. Invisible Cities is the award winning social enterprise that trains people who have experienced homelessness to become tour guides of their own city. They deliver unique walking...
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Visit Edinburgh castle, one of the iconic castles in the UK, as you enjoy breathtaking views from the top of a hill.
17
Nov

The Best Castles to Visit in the UK

The UK is known for having a history as rich and diverse as its landscapes. Each country is studded with unique castles and fortresses that reflect centuries of strife and peace. But with more the 4,000 strongholds to choose from, which are the best castles to visit in the UK? If you’ve already chosen your...
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Location: Stonehenge in England is a must-visit landmark on many bucket lists, situated in the UK.
19
Aug

UK Locations for Your Bucket List

The UK is packed with history, culture, and excitement. It’s hardly surprising, then, that once you start writing out a bucket list of things to see and do here, it can end up becoming quite long! Not that this is a problem — it just means more adventures to take and memories to make! We...
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