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Meet: Jeswin, our local expert in Delhi

Meet: Jeswin, our local expert in Delhi

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On how his family came to Delhi… My family is from southern India but I was born...
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This Delhi tour guide is helping to smash stereotypes about Indian women

This Delhi tour guide is helping to smash stereotypes about Indian women

We met Komal (Komi to her friends) on the Home Cooked Delhi tour for an afternoon feast. The pakora, masala chai, roti, lentils, and various other delightful things we’ve unfortunately forgotten the names of were delicious, but beyond the food, it was the afternoon with Komi that gave us just...
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Dear Delhi: A photographer’s love letter

Dear Delhi: A photographer’s love letter

Dear Delhi, We want to see you through the eyes of a local. We want to discover the people who make your city what it is, explore the corners that most travellers miss, and get a taste for life in a city that’s often misunderstood. To help us out, travel...
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Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Last year, we launched our Home Cooked Program, in which travellers can meet with a local family in their home and enjoy a meal with them. We started with Delhi and Istanbul, and grew into other cities around the globe: Bucharest, Merida, Krakow, San Jose, Lima, Cairo, and more! As...
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Photo of the week: Teatime in Delhi

Photo of the week: Teatime in Delhi

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard If you’ve travelled to India, you remember that feeling of getting off the plane and being thrown into a new pace. Beyond the beeping of...
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Traveller Stories: Michelle in Delhi

Traveller Stories: Michelle in Delhi

Michelle from Global Jaunt recently spent some time in India, and had the chance to enjoy a home-cooked meal with a local family. “If there are two things I love about trips, it is eating delicious foods and meeting interesting people. The Home Cooked Delhi tour provided both, and then some! While...
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Cocktails, pigs’ feet and a modern man in Hanoi

Cocktails, pigs’ feet and a modern man in Hanoi

Late afternoon, the Lake of the Restored Sword, Hanoi, Vietnam. Three days of heat, humidity and sunshine have given way to grey skies and that invisible rain that doesn’t seem to be there until you’re soaking wet. Georgia and I are dashing between raindrops to meet our guide for our...
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The complete guide to: Amritsar travel

The complete guide to: Amritsar travel

The largest city in Punjab is probably most well-known as the home to the holiest shrine of Sikhism — the spectacular Golden Temple. It’s well worth spending some time exploring the sprawling complex, but don’t stop there. Amritsar isn’t just about sacred sites (although there are many to explore). The...
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The complete guide to: Kolkata travel

The complete guide to: Kolkata travel

olkata is India’s second largest city and is known as the country’s artistic and cultural capital. Formerly Calcutta, the city’s name was officially changed to Kolkata in 2001 (so don’t get confused when you see mention of the former name as you’re doing your pre-trip research!). Filled with temples, monuments,...
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Life and death on the Ganges ghats

Life and death on the Ganges ghats

Sometimes, as you travel the winding roads of life — slowly, then speeding up, navigating the curves and bumps you meet along the way — you find yourself stopped, halted suddenly in just the place you need to be. I believe firmly that all we encounter in life — from...
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