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La Paz is a city of the weird, wonderful and witchcrafty

La Paz is a city of the weird, wonderful and witchcrafty

A city unlike any other, La Paz will leave your head spinning (thanks to both the ridiculous altitude and the wonderfully vibrant colours), your belly full, and your heart warmed. This place feels like the epicentre of frenetic energy and hustle. The locals move with such urgency, and with such...
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Things to do in: Quito

Things to do in: Quito

Ready to experience Quito, with it’s rich history, unforgettable mountain views, dramatic beauty and great food? That’s a choice you won’t be disappointed with (trust us). Quito is one of the highest capital cities in the world — the second highest, in fact, only after Bolivia’s La Paz. There’s so...
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Holiday celebrations around the world

Holiday celebrations around the world

‘Tis the season to celebrate! It’s that time of year when we start thinking about Christmas, New Year’s, Hannukah, King’s Day, the solstice… and how we’re going to fit into our pants after all those holiday dinners. But because we realise that all around this great big world of ours no two celebrations...
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Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...
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5 lessons from 5 years of selling travel

5 lessons from 5 years of selling travel

If there’s one thing that’s constant in the travel and tourism industry, it’s that everything is always changing. It’s a moving target, and keeping up requires total willingness to open up to whatever may be around the bend. This month (today, actually!) marks the 5th anniversary of Urban Adventures, a...
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Everything you never knew (but should!) about Croatia

Everything you never knew (but should!) about Croatia

Recently all eyes were on Croatia during the exciting World Cup final. Who knew the Croatian national football team were a team to contend with? (Our Croatian Urban Adventures tour guides did!) Well, that may not be the only thing you never knew about this country of ancient walled towns...
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24 hours in: Split

24 hours in: Split

Croatia’s second largest city has the prefect blend of beaches, historic sights, museums and scenic spots to wander, making this destination somewhere you will want to come back to again and again. Combine that with great food, a buzzing waterfront promenade, and an Old Town oozing charm, and you have...
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The complete guide to: Split travel

The complete guide to: Split travel

Split is Croatia’s second largest city and the largest city on the Adriatic coast. At one point just a stopover on the way to Dubrovnik, Split has become a go-to destination in its own right thanks to a welcoming blend of old and new. Majestic and imposing Roman ruins sit...
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When the Dead come to dinner: Celebrating Día de Muertos

When the Dead come to dinner: Celebrating Día de Muertos

Imagine you’re hosting a huge party. Everyone is invited — all the family members and friends you love will be there. Even the ones who are dead. In Mexico, this party is celebrated every November 2, when locals honour Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. Locals...
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6 free things to do in Buenos Aires

6 free things to do in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires isn’t a particularly expensive destination, but nonetheless, it’s always good to know what kinds of fabulous local experiences you can find that are free. Here are six things to do in Buenos Aires without having to spend a peso. Tour the tombs at Recoleta Cemetery Visit the graves of notable people such as...
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