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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...
For International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel to some of our female guides around the world. Today we head toRead more
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...
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...Read more
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,...Read more
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...Read more
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,...Read more
You can learn a lot about a city from its street art scene: political views, cultural expression, sense of community and local pop culture references are all conveyed in the murals and messages adorning buildings, bridges and sidewalks. And what was once a fringe form of art, often seen more...Read more