Ultimate guide to being vegan in Bucharest

Ultimate guide to being vegan in Bucharest

Much like the rest of Eastern Europe, Romania is a country that enjoys its meat dishes, so it’s likely not a place you associate with vegan cuisine, but there are a surprising number of local dishes that are indeed vegan – and delicious! If you’re visiting Bucharest and on the...

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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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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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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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Meet: Anita, our local expert in Bucharest

Meet: Anita, 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 what it means to be a native Bucharestian… I was born and raised in Bucharest, and...

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Where to find the best mici in Bucharest

Where to find the best mici in Bucharest

The most beloved street food in Romania is skinless sausage, known as mici or mititei. Similar to a Turkish kebab or Arabic kofta, mici are clearly oriental, but due to Romania’s long and complicated history with the Ottoman Empire — which heavily influenced local cuisine — the street snack has...

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