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The steam in the air is rife, the look unfamiliar, and the smells both overpowering and mouthwatering. But beyond the melting pot of cultures here, let’s talk about one pot in particular (or many), and that is the food — this city has got all pots covered. From the place...Read more
As someone who works at Urban Adventures, I expect it’s unsurprising to learn that engaging with locals is one of my favourite ways to learn about and experience a destination. A few months after I joined Urban Adventures, I was able to experience the #localsknow philosophy in a brand new...Read more
Travelling through Asia and have just one day to exploreRead more
Hong Kong? Never fear, our locals are here to help you out! Here’s what they would do with just 24 hours in Hong Kong. Morning: 7am – 11am To kick off your day, get down to some Hong Kong exercise!...
Our Digital Marketing Manager, Lindsay was recently inRead more
Hong Kong, where she met up with our local guy Danny. After doing the Story of Hong Kong tour in the morning, she grabbed a bite to eat with Danny, and it was easily one of her best local experiences in Hong Kong. “After the tour, I...
The TripAdvisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’ is the equivalent of receiving a gold star on your homework from your favourite teacher after weeks of study. Or the ‘MVP’ award from your respected football coach after months of training. Or finally collecting the honourable Eagle Scout badge after years of orienteering. A...Read more
Street food is the lifeblood ofRead more
Hong Kong. Behind the flashy expat-friendly high-end eateries and skyscrapers that stretch as far as the eye can see, tiny little noodle houses and produce markets still thrive as locals flock to them in droves to get the freshest and tastiest treats this city...
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. Local guide Ellen designed our Made In Melbourne tour of her favourite hometown ‘hood, Brunswick. If Brunswick sounds...Read more
Guangzhou, the capital of the province of Guangdong, is China’s third largest city and located just across the border fromRead more
Hong Kong. Guangzhou may not have the same level of recognition as Shanghai or Beijing, but there’s just as much to see and do here. Only have 24 hours to...
Why visit just one country when a stopover can let you see two for little-to-no extra cost? Many airlines permit a stopover on their transit routes, and making the most of it means you can experience the cafés in Paris or hit up the markets inRead more
Hong Kong. Not only does...
Cape Town has been named the Cape of Storms and the Cape of Good Hope, we can now add anew title to the Cape area: the Cape of Great Events. Summertime is when Capetonians come out to play, whether it’s on the beautiful white beaches, at prestigious wine estates, or...Read more