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24 hours in: Siem Reap

24 hours in: Siem Reap

Headed to Cambodia? You’ll definitely want to explore the magical city of Siem Reap while you’re there. If you find yourself with just one single day in this city, follow this guide, crafted by our savvy Siem Reap locals, to make the most of your time there — and to give a...
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The complete guide to: Siem Reap travel

The complete guide to: Siem Reap travel

Travelling to Cambodia and checking out the sights in Siem Reap? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting Siem Reap, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Siem Reap-themed books you should read before you go, to the cool local spots you...
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Photo of the Week: Monks in Siem Reap

Photo of the Week: Monks in Siem Reap

This week we’re kicking back with some of the monks in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We love this shot because it’s natural, with the perfect light and setting. We often see monks like this in temples, going about their daily rituals, but this photo reminds us that the still take time...
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The complete guide to: Phnom Penh travel

The complete guide to: Phnom Penh travel

Once considered the “Pearl of Asia”, Phnom Penh (ភ្នំ ពេញ) fell victim to war and upheaval. But today, the city has revived itself with intriguing markets, a charming café culture, and a delicious food scene. If you’re travelling to Cambodia’s capital, this guide will give you everything you need to know about getting...
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12 ways to be a more responsible traveller

12 ways to be a more responsible traveller

Wherever we go in the world, we take a responsible attitude with us. That means travelling in a way that both respects and benefits local people, their culture, their economy, and their environment. But if you’re not familiar with the term, sometimes it’s hard to know what people mean by...
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40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....
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Urban Adventures Treasure mApps

Urban Adventures Treasure mApps

Whomp whomp. Unfortunately, our Treasure mApps have been discontinued from iTunes (but good news for those of you who have already downloaded a few: you’ve now got heaps more smartphone space for snapping photos — and then tagging #localsknow on Instagram). But have no fear, all that information hasn’t disappeared....
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Dos and Don’ts of Photographing Locals (or How Not To Be a Jerk Photographer)

Dos and Don’ts of Photographing Locals (or How Not To Be a Jerk Photographer)

Scenery shots are great, but the best photographers know that to truly capture the essence of a destination, you need to showcase its people. From the cigar-smoking mulattas on the streets of Havana to the pho sellers of Hanoi to the children playing in the streets of Delhi, these are...
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Where To Chow Down On Street Food

Where To Chow Down On Street Food

Street food is the best. It’s cheap, authentic, and local. Sure, you have to be a bit careful you don’t end up with a mad case of Delhi belly (actually, you should be a lot careful about that one…), but seriously, street eats tick so, so many travel boxes. Budget-friendly?...
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Photo of the Week: Locals in Tonle Sap

Photo of the Week: Locals in Tonle Sap

You probably all know that we at Urban Adventures love locals. Many of our Photo of the Week choices have been of beautiful landscapes, cool city shots, and breathtaking skylines, because we love travel and the destinations it takes us to. But sometimes it’s not necessarily those epic buildings or...
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