The best places to eat and drink in Florence

The best places to eat and drink in Florence

When it comes to food and drink, Italy’s incredible richness means you’re spoiled for choice. After all these years of living in Florence, I am still amazed by what this small, quaint city has too offer. One major reason for Italy’s abundance is its perfect terrain and temperature, which allows...

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Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Prague

Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Prague

The most important event for sports fans soon returns! The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place from 14 June to 15 July in Russia. While the Czech Republic’s national team didn’t qualify, this doesn’t mean Czechs won’t be watching. We’ll just choose another team and support them as much as...

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Meet: Sergiu, our local expert in Bucharest

Meet: Sergiu, our local expert in Bucharest

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On how he became a tour guide… It all started three years ago when Bucharest Urban Adventures...

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Sarajevo is Europe’s best-kept secret (and will forever change the way you drink coffee)

Sarajevo is Europe’s best-kept secret (and will forever change the way you drink coffee)

You can experience the highlights of the Bosnian capital in a long weekend, but here’s why I remained much longer. In early fall, just as the leaves on the Olympic mountains started turning from green to vibrant hues of orange, amber and red, I arrived in Sarajevo as part of...

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Local’s guide to bargain shopping in Paris

Local’s guide to bargain shopping in Paris

Fashion isn’t always affordable. And while a luxe shopping spree in Paris might sound romantic, there are alternative ways to shop that won’t break the bank: such as buying quality clothing at great value, buying secondhand, or even renting clothing. For your next stay in Paris, here is my list...

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Where to find the best tortillas in San Sebastian

Where to find the best tortillas in San Sebastian

Delicious, toothsome treat by the name of tortilla! Where shall I search for you in San Sebastian? But before we dig into where to find the best tortilla in town, let’s clarify what a tortilla actually is. Because there’s more than one delicious thing that boasts the name ‘tortilla.’ There...

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The best Copenhagen coffee shops for feeling hygge

The best Copenhagen coffee shops for feeling hygge

Hygge, most closely resembling the English word “cosy,” is a word used in the Danish culture to describe an atmospheric embrace. While each person’s version of the perfect hyggeligt moment can vary, there are certain characteristics that make up the essence of the word. Lighting. Warmth. Comfort. A beverage. These...

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How to have the perfect day in Venice’s Dorsoduro

How to have the perfect day in Venice’s Dorsoduro

Dorsoduro is one of six neighbourhoods that make up Venice — and a great place to explore if you want to appreciate the true local life of Venice. That’s because it is a large residential area, where you’ll find quiet streets and weekly markets, as well as a university campus...

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How to be a responsible tourist in Prague

How to be a responsible tourist in Prague

Prague is romantic, historic, beautiful and the ultimate beer lovers’ paradise. It’s also a tourist hot spot, which means when travel season rolls around, the city can be packed. To make the most of it while also minimsing your impact, keep the following tips in mind. The locals will appreciate...

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Your guide to riding the coolest Métro stations in Paris

Your guide to riding the coolest Métro stations in Paris

Ah, the Métro Paris… one of the oldest transit systems in the world, with its sometimes potent interior and crammed Métro cars. But still, it does have a lot of history. Created for the Universal World Exhibition of 1900, the Métro is now comprised of 14 lines and 245 stations...

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