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Things to do in: New York City

Things to do in: New York City

New York is the city that never sleeps — and when people come to visit, they sometimes don’t want to sleep for fear of missing out! There are so many things to do that the unlimited possibilities can become overwhelming, so our local NYC guides have selected their top five...
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The complete guide to: New York City travel

The complete guide to: New York City travel

New York City is an experience unlike any other. Whether you’re here for a few nights or a couple weeks, we want you to have the Best. Trip. Ever. in the city! With hundreds of options to choose from in terms of cafés, restaurants, bars, shopping, museums, art galleries, concerts,...
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What to eat at New York City’s Italian market fairs

What to eat at New York City’s Italian market fairs

In the summertime, New York City is filled with street fairs — big ones, small ones, fancy ones, cheap ones, official ones, and even ones that may seem a little random! My personal favourites are the Italian street fairs — and no, I don’t mean San Gennaro (it’s a great...
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Our local expert: Nikki in New York City

Our local expert: Nikki in New York City

For International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel to some of our female guides around the world. Today we head to New York City, to talk to our local expert, Nikki. She is the winner of our 2016 award for Guide of the Year, as well as an avid solo...
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The many faces of New York: Why revisiting a city is always a good idea

The many faces of New York: Why revisiting a city is always a good idea

I once had a friend who told me she only travelled to a city or country once. “But, but, but…why? And HOW?” I sputtered. “Because you know, been there, done that — it’s the same each time. Plus, there are so many other places to see.” While I can’t argue...
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Eat like a New Yorker in Times Square

Eat like a New Yorker in Times Square

New Yorkers have a slightly passive aggressive relationship with Times Square. The title of this post, in fact, might seem like an oxymoron considering most New York locals would avoid eating in Times Square at all costs. Why eat in Times Square where each step is a struggle through thick...
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The newest and trendiest vegetarian restaurants in Paris

The newest and trendiest vegetarian restaurants in Paris

Eating vegetarian can be quite a pleasant experience in Paris despite all the fois gras, steak and frites, and magret de canard (duck breast) this city is known for. Indeed, Paris boasts a wide range of vegetarian, organic, and even gluten-free cuisine. If you’re looking for good meal sans meat,...
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How to survive (and thrive) during your first 24 hours in a new city

How to survive (and thrive) during your first 24 hours in a new city

Getting off an airplane after flying around the globe can be disorienting at the best of times (as in, when you actually managed to get some decent sleep on the plane), and extremely overwhelming, even for frequent jetsetters. You’re finally in [insert your dream destination]. Yay! But you’re also jet-lagged...
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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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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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