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How we celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day

How we celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day

It was World Responsible Tourism Day this week (November 5th), and we celebrated in the Urban Adventures Toronto office with a full-on #localsknow party, co-hosted by our good friends at Intrepid Travel and Exodus. Featuring great guest speakers from local Ontario businesses Southbrook Vineyards (Canada’s first biodynamic winery) and The...
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8 non-travel books for travellers

8 non-travel books for travellers

My favourite books are those that create a real sense of place. Perhaps it’s the geographer in me, but the ability of a story to capture my imagination with its narrative as well as its portrait of a place (or places) is what turns me into a one-woman marketing machine...
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11 travel movies to feed your wanderlust

11 travel movies to feed your wanderlust

Movies are one of the best mediums for inspiring travel. From epic adventures to stunning landscapes, movies offer inspiration, making us want to replicate what we see on the big screen within our own travels. Here’s a round-up of some of our favourite wanderlust-inducing films. One Week Many Canadians dream...
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It’s beer o’clock somewhere: Poland’s best beer festivals

It’s beer o’clock somewhere: Poland’s best beer festivals

What’s better than drinking beer? How about celebrating beer? There are plenty of places around the globe that turn our favourite beverage into full-on parties; Oktoberfest in Munich is of course the big one, but there’s also lesser known ones in almost every destination you can think of! There’s Pilsner...
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Travel Trivia: September

Travel Trivia: September

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! Where can you find the (still operating!) oldest brewery in the world? What country drinks the most beer per capita? What country is the birthplace of Trappist beer? Super...
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How Do You Find An Urban Adventure?

How Do You Find An Urban Adventure?

On this week’s Travel Talk On Twitter, we caught up with Intrepid Travel and the Twitter community to talk urban adventures. We were so inspired by the diversity of stories and suggestions that we rounded up our favourite responses so you can get inspired too! 1. What’s your favourite city...
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11 unexpected destinations to go vegetarian

11 unexpected destinations to go vegetarian

Making travel plans can be a bit challenging when you’re a vegetarian. Sure, you could try to explain to the waiter that you’d like that daily special sans meat, you could opt for a salad, or a disappointing bowl of plain rice, but where’s the fun in that? You want...
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10 Songs of Summer Camping

10 Songs of Summer Camping

Summer has been taunting you all too long as you repeatedly catch a glimpse of its sunny and whimsical effects from the window of your office. The weekend is nearing (finally!) and it’s time to get your butt out of your surprisingly comfy office chair and take advantage of summer’s...
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Re-LAX: How To Survive LA Public Transit

Re-LAX: How To Survive LA Public Transit

I recently flew through LA on my way to meet up with our incredible local partners in Boston and Toronto. We absolutely love to practice what we preach at UA so when it came to getting into town from LAX (Los Angeles International Airport), I was only ever going to take the public...
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Travel Trivia: July

Travel Trivia: July

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! 1. How many countries have red, white, and blue only on their flags? 2. In what order do the three colours appear on the French Tricolore flag? 3. The...
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