What to do beyond the beach in Goa

What to do beyond the beach in Goa

The seaside region of Goa may be famous for its beach parties and wild nightlife, but there is much more to see here besides waves, hangovers and haze. Goa is a slice of paradise offering everything from serene beaches to a lively cultural scene, architectural delights, bustling bazaars and plenty...

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What to see and do in Amritsar beyond the Golden Temple

What to see and do in Amritsar beyond the Golden Temple

Amritsar, a city seeped in history, is most famously known as the site of the Golden Temple — but there is much more to explore than just the temple grounds. The golden city offers rich cultural heritage, awe-inspiring temples, scrumptious food, historical and beautiful lanes, local bazaars packed with souvenirs...

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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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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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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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The complete guide to: Varanasi travel

The complete guide to: Varanasi travel

India’s holiest city is also one of its most fascinating. Varanasi is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, which alone makes it a must-visit destination. The beating heart of the city, the River Ganges, is where you’ll likely want to spend a good chunk of your...

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The complete guide to: Ahmedabad travel

The complete guide to: Ahmedabad travel

Located in the state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad might not be the first Indian city that pops into your head when you start planning a trip to the subcontinent — but that doesn’t mean it should be overlooked. In fact, it really shouldn’t. Although the city may feel overwhelming at first,...

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The complete guide to: Udaipur travel

The complete guide to: Udaipur travel

Grand palaces, sparking lakes, temples, and monuments are just some of what awaits the curious traveller in Udaipur. Known as the “Venice of the East,” Udaipur is a colourful city filled with beautiful architecture, and the setting, amidst the Aravalli Hills, can’t be beat. Whether navigating ancient, winding streets, bargaining in...

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The complete guide to: Chennai travel

The complete guide to: Chennai travel

Formerly Madras, Chennai is the capital of India’s Tamil Naidu region and the country’s fourth largest city. The lively city is so diverse in its offerings you might find yourself staying longer than expected if you have a bit of extra travel time to play with. Beaches are a big...

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24 hours in: Udaipur

24 hours in: Udaipur

Udaipur’s plentiful bodies of water have given it the nicknames of Venice of the East and City of Lakes. This includes Lake Pichola, one of the most beautiful lakes in the city and Jaisamand Lake, the second largest man-made lake in all of Asia. An abundance of lakes aside, Udaipur...

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