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    personalized experiences 100% private &
    personalized experiences
    selected hosts Friendly, knowledgeable &
    individually selected hosts
    first time visits From first time visits to off
    the beaten path experiences
    Don’t settle for superficial, traditional tours.

    Don’t settle for superficial, traditional tours.

    With our experiences, you’ll discover the heart of the city just like you would if you were visiting a friend who lives there.

    Some of our favorite experiences

    From the quirkiest neighborhoods to eating with the locals, this is the best of the city

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    Food experiences

    From a six-seater sushi joint to a 300 year old trattoria, street eats to unique restaurants, this is what eating like a local looks like

    Eat like a local in Tokyo Food & Drink


    Eat like a local in Tokyo

    Ramen shops in train stations, yakitori in izakaya and sushi forty stories high (or in a basement).

    from $80.63 USD per person
    • (33)
    Eat like a local in Tokyo
    Tastes of Le Marais: food experience Food & Drink


    Tastes of Le Marais: food experience

    An artistic enclave, fromage, bistro tables spilling onto the pavement and pâtisserie.

    from €75.25 EUR per person
    • (19)
    Tastes of Le Marais: food experience
    Eat like a local in Osaka: street food experience Food & Drink


    Eat like a local in Osaka: street food experience

    Oden, okonomiyaki, kushikatsu, takoyaki, tonpeiyaki and some other treats you've never heard of.

    from $83.13 USD per person
    • (23)
    Eat like a local in Osaka: street food experience
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    How does it work?

    • 1 Tell us about you!

      Tell us about you!

      Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    • 2 We match you with a host

      We introduce you to your perfect local

      Build your perfect experience together
    • 3 The best part!

      The best part!

      Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

    Meet some of our exceptional locals

    We’re pretty picky with our hosts, and only accept those who share our passion for the city, and our values.


    Alexandra Paris, France

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    Mutz Tokyo, Japan

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    Gabriele Bologna, Italy

    A Bolognese dreamer with his feet on the ground

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    What our guests say

    “We felt like we were spending time with a friend who wanted us to experience the best of her hometown.”

    Dan M, October 2018

    “Possibly the best single day tour my wife and I have ever had and we have traveled a lot.”

    Steven P, April 2019

    “The wonder of this tour is you can change paths at any moment. It was exactly what I wanted, even when I didn’t know I wanted it.”

    Jordan S, July 2019
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    City Unscripted - the ultimate private tour experience

    Our mission is to enrich every city tour and experience by seamlessly connecting independent travelers with the most extraordinary, knowledgeable and passionate local guides imaginable.

    And unlike other providers, City Unscripted individually chooses each local to deliver the most unique and most memorable city experiences in the world.

    We believe

    • That there is an independent traveler in all of us.
    • That only passionate, knowledgeable locals can unlock the true magic of a city.
    • That an authentic city experience can only be achieved with a friend who lives there.
    • That passion and personal connection are more powerful than knowledge and presentation.
    • That the curious traveler is the only real traveler.
    • That curiosity is where exploration begins.

    Who we are for

    • We exist for independent travelers who crave authentic travel.

    Our Values

    • Authenticity: honesty and originality are fundamental to both our choice of local guides and to our team.
    • Spontaneity: experiences are about every moment and they should not be limited by a pre-determined script.
    • Curiosity: travel is about exploring the wonderful differences in people and places around the world.
    • Connection & friendship: we think the best, most memorable experiences always involve passionate, likable people.
    • Individuality: everyone is different, just like every experience should be.

    Quite simply we aim to find and seamlessly match the most local guides with like-minded customers to deliver the most unique, personalized and memorable experiences possible.

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