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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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The complete guide to: Goa travel

The complete guide to: Goa travel

Tiny Goa on India’s southwest coast is the smallest state in the country, but that doesn’t mean it lacks for things to see and do. Alternatively, Goa offers a dizzying array of sights and activities well worth your time. Whether you’re planning to be a beach bum for a few...
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Things to do in: Goa

Things to do in: Goa

You probably know all about the beach parties and wild nightlife that Goa is famous for. But there’s far more to see and do in the state than stay up ’til dawn. Here are a few things to check out while you’re here — and the best part is, none...
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24 hours in: Goa

24 hours in: Goa

Goa is a sliver of India all its own, a slice of paradise where the beach beckons and the only pace is slow and relaxed. It’s enough to make you want to stay forever — but alas, we know most of us can’t. While a mere day’s stay seems like...
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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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3 Cretan Carnivals… and how to enjoy them like a local

3 Cretan Carnivals… and how to enjoy them like a local

The island of Crete may be best known for its summer sunshine and lively beaches, but there’s one very good reason to come in the off-season: the festival of Apokries, or Greek Carnival. Dionysus was the ancient god of wine, fun and fertility, and Dionysian festivals took place at the...
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The complete guide to: Poznań travel

The complete guide to: Poznań travel

Known as the historical capital of Greater Poland (Wielkopolska), Poznań is the county’s fifth largest city by population and one that offers a laidback blend of history, culture, urban greenspace, noteworthy architecture and a buzzing café and bar scene. While Krakow and Warsaw might get the bulk of travel attention...
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Best places to eat in Berlin

Best places to eat in Berlin

Surprise! There’s way more to Berlin’s food scene than the typical German fare of sausages and schnitzel. From epic brunch spots to international dining, here are some of the best spots to satisfy your hunger in Berlin — straight from our local, in-the-know Berlin tour guides. Where to eat breakfast/brunch...
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Urban Adventures named Innovator of the Year for responsible travel… twice!

Urban Adventures named Innovator of the Year for responsible travel… twice!

We are honoured, humbled and oh-so-happy to report that Urban Adventures has been named Innovator of the Year by not one, but two associations honouring the best in the travel industry. In late December we were presented with the 2017 New Innovator in Travel Philanthropy Award at Tourism Cares’ Hearts...
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A local’s guide to Stromovka Park in Prague 7 (Holešovice)

A local’s guide to Stromovka Park in Prague 7 (Holešovice)

No one knows local life like our guides. That’s why we’ve asked them take us around their favourite ‘hoods and offer their insider tips on seeing the city like a true local. If Stromovka sounds like your kind of place, local Prague guide Silvie and her team can show you...
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