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Many New Yorkers identify by their ethnicity first, as a New Yorker second, the borough they come from (Brooklyn, Queens, etc.), and then, maybe, American after that. So I can’t say I cook anything particularly “American.” I cook Italian, Mediterranean, a little Egyptian lately, and most often, Puerto Rican. My...Read more
The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local vendor Adrien of Terasa Obor received top accolades from our Bucharest tour guides for the best street food in Bucharest in 2018, for his mici recipe. Obor Market has...Read more
It’s Saturday morning at the Obor farmers’ market and there’s a humming and buzzing of people coming and going with their shopping bags full of fresh vegetables, fruits and meat. Most of the farmers are organised more or less according to their geographical area of Romania. The smoke you see...Read more
Big-name, high-end, fancy-pants restaurants may have their place, but for us, we prefer to take it to the streets. We’re more into slurping noodles from nameless shops, grabbing tacos from street corner carts, and snacking on all things served on sticks, served piping hot from a sidewalk grill. The inaugural...Read more
While many people often use Brasov as a gateway to surrounding castles and other areas, spending a more significant amount of time in this endlessly fascinating city never disappoints. From historic churches and medieval architecture, to a scenic old town, lively café culture and great food, what’s not to love?...Read more
August 15 is a big celebration in most European cities. It is a religious event, honouring the Assumption of Mary, and the day is marked with a principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, or the mother of Jesus Christ. The Assumption of Mary is celebrated across Europe, and if you’re...Read more
The most beloved street food in Romania is skRead more
inless sausage, known as mici or mititei. Similar to a Turkish kebab or Arabic kofta, mici are clearly oriental, but due to Romania’s long and complicated history with the Ottoman Empire — which heavily influenced local cuisine — the street snack has...
Whether you’re soaking up the sun on one of San Sebastian’s beautiful beaches, sipping txakoli (a lightly sparkling white wine) and snacking on pintxos in the scenic old town, bar-hopping with locals long into the night, or enjoying San Sebastian’s rich cultural scene, we’re willing to bet you won’t regret...Read more
If you thought Cairns was your gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the rainforests and all things green and gorgeous, you’re wrong. That’s because Cairns, snuggled between looming mountains and valleys and known for its distinct tropical vibe, is so much more than a mere stopover. I suggest spending at...Read more
We all know that Washington DC is a treasure trove of tourism with amazing museums and memorials on every block. Choosing what to hit and what to skip can be stressful and can lead to feeling like you’re missing out on what makes this city special. This is especially the...Read more