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I’ve been on quite a few food tours across several different cities over the years, and one thing I’ve learned is that every tour lives and dies by the guide. Sure, eating amazing food can salvage some of the tour, but if your guide is lacklustre, well then that’s just...Read more
Whether you’re interested in museums and art galleries, hiking and hot springs, architecture or eating your way through night markets, Taiwan’s bustling capital has something for you. If you’re not sure where to start or what to add to your itinerary when you’re there, our localRead more
Taipei city guides have...
If you’ve never consider travel to Taiwan, now is the time to catch on. This destination is growing in popularity by the minute, and we can see why. And with an unbeatable mix of culture, history, and food,Read more
Taipei is one of the most fascinating spots to visit in this...
At first glance, it seems like the ultimate symbol of romance: carve your names on a padlock, lock it to a bridge, and throw the key into the water, leaving you and your partner “locked” together for eternity. Except it’s not so romantic when the bridge collapses under the weight...Read more
As any true traveller knows, the best souvenirs are of the eating variety. On my recent trip toRead more
Taipei, after indulging in high-end restaurants and rubbing shoulders with locals at night markets, I decided some Taiwanese treats needed to be at the top of my souvenir shopping list. If you’re similarly...
There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....Read more
Today is World Responsible Tourism Day, and we are beyond excited at today’s news: Urban Adventures has won a World Responsible Tourism Award! We won gold in the category of “Engaging People and Culture,” which honours the best examples of holidays that celebrate local people, traditions, and ways of life....Read more
Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! The biggest fireworks display in history happened on New Year’s Eve of 2013–2014. What city hosted the event? What city has the highest level of light pollution in the...Read more
Being invited into the home of a local on your travels can be an educating and enlightening experience. Being invited into someone’s kitchen, however, is one of the most enriching experiences you can have whilst exploring the world. I’ve been fortunate enough to cook and dine with people from all...Read more