Supporting women in Jaipur: In conversation with Jaipur Rugs Foundation

Supporting women in Jaipur: In conversation with Jaipur Rugs Foundation

We love what our friends over at the Jaipur Rugs Foundation are doing to help underprivileged women in Jaipur. So much so, that we’ve teamed up with them to offer you the opportunity to see this inspiring project for yourself on a special Urban Adventures In Focus tour; Rajasthan Artisan...

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The Complete Guide to Bangkok travel

The Complete Guide to Bangkok travel

Colourful, chaotic, beautiful Bangkok is the first spot for many travellers eager to explore Southeast Asia. But Thailand’s capital is also a must-see city in its own right for a variety of reasons, from cheap and delicious street food to awe-inspiring cultural attractions. Whether you’re just passing through or settling...

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Ultimate guide to being vegan in Bangkok

Ultimate guide to being vegan in Bangkok

It’s not always easy to travel as a vegan, but you can rest assured that in Bangkok, you won’t have much trouble. While it may not seem like it at first glance, the bustling city is home to a wide variety of restaurants and street stalls serving up tasty vegan...

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Ultimate Guide to being Vegan/Vegetarian in Chiang Mai

Ultimate Guide to being Vegan/Vegetarian in Chiang Mai

Thailand is heaven for anyone following a plant-based diet; the country’s love of spice and heat means the food you eat will never be boring. Here’s our local guide Amy’s tips on the best vegan and vegetarian food in Chiang Mai: Local Foods Khao soi is a traditional dish from...

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South East Asia Sustainable Travel Tips

South East Asia Sustainable Travel Tips

Southeast Asia (known as SEA) boasts breathtaking landscapes, delicious food, kind people, and gilded temples that have been attracting tourist for decades. SEA is well traversed and sadly tourism has had a negative effect on SEA. Beaches and temples have been closing at a rapid rate for conservation. As travellers,...

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The complete guide to: Amritsar travel

The complete guide to: Amritsar travel

The largest city in Punjab is probably most well-known as the home to the holiest shrine of Sikhism — the spectacular Golden Temple. It’s well worth spending some time exploring the sprawling complex, but don’t stop there. Amritsar isn’t just about sacred sites (although there are many to explore). The...

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The complete guide to: Irkutsk travel

The complete guide to: Irkutsk travel

Located in Eastern Siberia, Irkutsk is a fascinating place to visit and has something to offer nearly every type of traveller – from history buffs to outdoor enthusiasts to fans of unique architecture. Whether you’re planning a visit, thinking about adding the city to your must-visit list, or you’ve already...

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Where to celebrate Pride in 2019

Where to celebrate Pride in 2019

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right and with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall protests just around the corner, there’s no better time to celebrate all things queer and wonderful! Pride’s origins are in the recognition of the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender lifestyle but over the years...

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A former Khmer Buddhist monk shares his love of Angkor Wat

A former Khmer Buddhist monk shares his love of Angkor Wat

A million-watt smile lights the way as we drive along the dusty roads from Siem Reap to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat. The warm smile belongs to our Urban Adventures Khmer guide, Kim Khemara, whose personality is equally as vibrant. He tells us that his name, Khemera,...

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Responsible Tourism in Cambodia: A Khmer meal that gives back in the heart of Phnom Penh

Responsible Tourism in Cambodia: A Khmer meal that gives back in the heart of Phnom Penh

Urban Adventures’ Phnom Penh Secrets tour begins with an enlightening morning learning about the Khmer Rouge at S21 Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Choeung Ek Killing Field. After such a humbling experience, it was soothing to enter the lush gardens of Romdeng. We’d faced the worst of humanity–and now we had...

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