Best street food in Kuala Lumpur: Murtabak by Daniel Adi, Pantai Dalam

Best street food in Kuala Lumpur: Murtabak by Daniel Adi, Pantai Dalam

The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local vendor Daniel Adi not only received top accolades from our Kuala Lumpur tour guides for the best street food in KL, but was also named the grand-prize winner in...

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Best street food in Chiang Mai: Som tam by Toy Rose Sab

Best street food in Chiang Mai: Som tam by Toy Rose Sab

The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local vendor Toy received top accolades from our Chiang Mai tour guides for the best street food in Chiang Mai in 2018, for her som tam recipe. Mali Chaiya, who...

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Best street food in Hanoi: Banh cuon by Thanh Van

Best street food in Hanoi: Banh cuon by Thanh Van

The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local vendor Thanh Van received top accolades from our Hanoi tour guides for the best street food in Hanoi in 2018, for her banh cuon recipe. Thanh Van makes banh...

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Best street food in Singapore: Roasted pork by Chan, Maxwell Market

Best street food in Singapore: Roasted pork by Chan, Maxwell Market

The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local vendor Chan received top accolades from our Singapore tour guides for the best street food in Singapore in 2018, for his Hong Kong-style roasted pork recipe. If you’ve ever...

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Best street food in Delhi: Bhelpuri by Sonu

Best street food in Delhi: Bhelpuri by Sonu

The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local vendor Sonu received top accolades from our Delhi tour guides for the best street food in Delhi in 2018, for his bhelpuri recipe. Craving a snack in New Delhi?...

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Tokyo’s best traditional Japanese sweet shops

Tokyo’s best traditional Japanese sweet shops

With the 2020 Summer Olympics on the horizon, Tokyo’s landscape is ever-evolving. New restaurants and shops open every week it seems, and old buildings are quickly being torn down and replaced by shiny, new shopping complexes. The problem is that these days, there is a frighteningly quick turnover with a...

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A spiritual tour of Nepal

A spiritual tour of Nepal

From the moment you touch down in Nepal, you can feel something different in the air. Nepal is one of the most deeply spiritual places I’ve ever visited. Beyond photos of Everest and the Himalayas, the images of Nepal most often circulated are of the painted, dreadlocked holy men, and...

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How Courageous Kitchen inspires marginalised youth through food

How Courageous Kitchen inspires marginalised youth through food

Down an unassuming residential street of Bangkok, Dwight Turner and his colleagues are helping refugee youth to find their way in a country they don’t know. His charity, Courageous Kitchen, is dedicated to “inspiring marginalised youth through the power of food.” Through cooking classes, dinner parties and other food-focused activities,...

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My cooking class with young women in Bangkok (who happen to be refugees)

My cooking class with young women in Bangkok (who happen to be refugees)

I visited Bangkok because I had to. I was headed to Chiang Mai and since it was my first time in Thailand, I thought it was silly to not at least stop by. Being from New York City, I should have known better. I had imagined Bangkok filled with tourists,...

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24 hours in: Kota Kinabalu

24 hours in: Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu (or KK as it’s known by locals) is the capital of Sabah in Borneo. The city is an excellent jumping off point for those interested in wildlife viewing, diving, rainforest trekking, and hiking, but skipping over KK to go right into the wild would be a mistake. Even...

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