Best street food in Bucharest: Mici by Terasa Obor

Best street food in Bucharest: Mici by Terasa Obor

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 Adrien of Terasa Obor received top accolades from our Bucharest tour guides for the best street food in Bucharest in 2018, for his mici recipe. Obor Market has...

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Obor Terrace is where you’ll find Bucharest’s best mici

Obor Terrace is where you’ll find Bucharest’s best mici

It’s Saturday morning at the Obor farmers’ market and there’s a humming and buzzing of people coming and going with their shopping bags full of fresh vegetables, fruits and meat. Most of the farmers are organised more or less according to their geographical area of Romania. The smoke you see...

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The complete guide to: Brasov travel

The complete guide to: Brasov travel

Welcome to this beautiful medieval Transylvanian town of Brasov; smack in the middle of the mountains, carefully balancing its large size and modern amenities with its small-town atmosphere, history and warmth. Whether you’re planning to visit for a few days or you want to stay a while, our local Brasov...

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Things to do in: Brasov

Things to do in: Brasov

While many people often use Brasov as a gateway to surrounding castles and other areas, spending a more significant amount of time in this endlessly fascinating city never disappoints. From historic churches and medieval architecture, to a scenic old town, lively café culture and great food, what’s not to love?...

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How to make Romanian saramura de peste

How to make Romanian saramura de peste

Saramura de peste is a traditional dish of fishermen along the Danube River. It might be Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian or Lipovian — nobody knows its origins — but the taste is genuine and exquisite, and loved by our local tour guides in Bucharest and Brasov. In most cases, carp is...

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Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

August 15 is a big celebration in most European cities. It is a religious event, honouring the Assumption of Mary, and the day is marked with a principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, or the mother of Jesus Christ. The Assumption of Mary is celebrated across Europe, and if you’re...

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Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travelling by train in Central Europe is cheap, effective and will connect you to many Urban Adventures cities. Here’s how to travel like a boss and make the most of Central Europe’s extensive and easy train service. Krakow Taking a train, without doubt, is the most effective way of travelling...

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The best summer festivals in Europe

The best summer festivals in Europe

If you’re visiting Europe this summer, go beyond the typical tourist attractions and catch some of the amazing festivals taking place. From theatre and design, to techno music, to celebrations of dragons or wine, these cultural events will show you another side of Europe. Krakow, Poland There are so many...

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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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Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Bucharest

Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Bucharest

From 14 June to 15 July, soccer fans around the world will be following the FIFA World Cup. But even if you’re in Romania instead of Russia for the big event, that doesn’t mean missing out on all the excitement. Here’s where to hang with Bucharest locals and cheer on...

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