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12 tips on conducting walking tours

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12 tips on how to conduct walking tours for aspiring tour guides. These are from my book "How to be a Tour Guide" which is available at www.thetourguidebook.com. The Basics: Tip 1. Don't ever say it's your first time! Tip 2. Practice. When walking: Tip 3. Always stop at lights so the group doesn't get split. Tip 4. Be recognisable. Tip 5. Have a meeting point if people get lost. When talking: Tip 6. Never have your back to the sun when talking. Tip 7. Always face your group when talking. Tip 8. Don't wear sunglasses when giving spiels. Tip 9. Don't read off notes. But do carry a clipboard. If you forget your material: Tip 10.The guests have no idea what you were about to say either :) Tip 11. Be very general in your information. Tip 12. Ask your guests for their opinion. If you'd like even more information you can check out my book "How to be a Tour Guide" at www.thetourguidebook.com