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Things to do in: Delhi

Things to do in: Delhi

Delhi offers a dizzying array of temples and tombs, shopping and street food, architecture and art. The city itself is vast but is easily navigatable via public transport. Here are our top things to do in the city, as picked by our local Delhi tour guides. Explore the markets of...
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The complete guide to: Delhi travel

The complete guide to: Delhi travel

Delhi can seem chaotic and overwhelming at times, teaming with diverse ideologies and throngs of people. But once you get below its frenetic surface, it offers a rich tapestry of culture, history and architecture for the intrepid traveller to discover. Explore the city’s Mughal past on the streets of Old...
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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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Are we okay continuing to shop, until they drop?

Are we okay continuing to shop, until they drop?

When travellers head out to markets in search of souvenirs, they often don’t know if the goods they’re buying are made locally or responsibly. Instead of supporting touristy markets selling mass-produced imported goods, Urban Adventures wants to highlight the independent artisans who are preserving local culture — and through that,...
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How to be an ethical coffee drinker

How to be an ethical coffee drinker

It used to seem obvious that tea was the most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. But with coffee shops popping up all over the place and the twitteratti debating the merits of flat whites and cold brews, you might be forgiven for thinking that coffee has overtaken...
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