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24 hours in: Taipei

24 hours in: Taipei

If you’ve never consider travel to Taiwan, now is the time to catch on. This destination is growing in popularity by the minute, and we can see why. And with an unbeatable mix of culture, history, and food, Taipei is one of the most fascinating spots to visit in this...
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Best snacks to bring back from Taiwan

Best snacks to bring back from Taiwan

As any true traveller knows, the best souvenirs are of the eating variety. On my recent trip to Taipei, after indulging in high-end restaurants and rubbing shoulders with locals at night markets, I decided some Taiwanese treats needed to be at the top of my souvenir shopping list. If you’re similarly...
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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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We’ve won gold at the World Responsible Tourism Awards!

We’ve won gold at the World Responsible Tourism Awards!

Today is World Responsible Tourism Day, and we are beyond excited at today’s news: Urban Adventures has won a World Responsible Tourism Award! We won gold in the category of “Engaging People and Culture,” which honours the best examples of holidays that celebrate local people, traditions, and ways of life....
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Why we’re out of love with love locks

Why we’re out of love with love locks

At first glance, it seems like the ultimate symbol of romance: carve your names on a padlock, lock it to a bridge, and throw the key into the water, leaving you and your partner “locked” together for eternity. Except it’s not so romantic when the bridge collapses under the weight...
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Travel trivia: October

Travel trivia: October

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! The biggest fireworks display in history happened on New Year’s Eve of 2013–2014. What city hosted the event? What city has the highest level of light pollution in the...
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Cooking Lessons Around The World

Cooking Lessons Around The World

Being invited into the home of a local on your travels can be an educating and enlightening experience. Being invited into someone’s kitchen, however, is one of the most enriching experiences you can have whilst exploring the world. I’ve been fortunate enough to cook and dine with people from all...
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Our Travel Wish List for 2014

Our Travel Wish List for 2014

Rather than select a top 14 list for 2014, we thought we’d look at the year a little differently. Let’s be honest – everywhere and anywhere is an awesome place to go for 2014, whether you get to know your hometown better, or end up halfway around the world. There’s...
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