Finding Hollywood Babylon: Plan your perfect classic movie-themed day out in Los Angeles

Finding Hollywood Babylon: Plan your perfect classic movie-themed day out in Los Angeles

So, you’re going to Los Angeles and you want to experience some of that old-fashioned Hollywood glitz from the golden age of cinema? Walking in the footsteps of Bogart, Dietrich, Gable, or Monroe is easy if you know where to look. The legendary likes of Ciros, the Garden of Allah,...

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Supporting LGBTQ New York City – Where to eat, drink, shop and visit to show your PRIDE   

Supporting LGBTQ New York City – Where to eat, drink, shop and visit to show your PRIDE   

Pride month is here! In 2019 NYC celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the event that kicked off the LGBTQ movement. Events and activities are popping up all over the city celebrating the impact of the queer community. Spread the love by visiting some of our favourite local...

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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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Eat around the world in Washington DC’s Dupont Circle

Eat around the world in Washington DC’s Dupont Circle

For more than a decade, Passport DC’s ‘Around the World Embassy Tour’ has taken visitors inside Dupont Circle’s famed Embassy Row. Dozens of embassies open their doors and offer guests a taste of their unique cultures. And we do mean taste: each nation serves up regional cuisine alongside artistic and...

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Top 5 things to eat and drink in Toronto

Top 5 things to eat and drink in Toronto

One of the best parts about going to any new city is trying out the local cuisine. According to the city of Toronto’s website, Toronto has no shortage of restaurants, with over 7,500 establishments to choose from. Two of the hardest questions I have to field as a tour guide...

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Walking NYC’s High Line with Samuel Hubbard shoes

Walking NYC’s High Line with Samuel Hubbard shoes

Urban Adventures has partnered with Samuel Hubbard so you can experience the Best. Day. Ever. in some Ridiculously Comfortable Shoes. It’s a match made in heaven, like wine and cheese or the birds and bees. So read on and learn how to put your best, most comfortable foot forward all...

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Walk the Boston Freedom Trail in Samuel Hubbard shoes

Walk the Boston Freedom Trail in Samuel Hubbard shoes

Urban Adventures has partnered with Samuel Hubbard so you can experience the Best. Day. Ever. in some Ridiculously Comfortable Shoes. It’s a match made in heaven, like wine and cheese or the birds and bees. So read on and learn how to put your best, most comfortable foot forward all...

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Where to find the best BBQ in Washington, DC

Where to find the best BBQ in Washington, DC

Growing up in the northern tundra of Michigan, I had a great misunderstanding of barbecue. I grew up under the misconception that barbecue was burned burgers, hot dogs or chicken; or maybe a whole hog cooked over a propane fire. That’s why my mind was so blown when I found...

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4 must-dos in DC to celebrate the holidays

4 must-dos in DC to celebrate the holidays

If you’ve been to Washington, DC, you know the city does the holidays up right. We’re known for the massive trees in front of the White House and Capitol Building and you’ve probably seen at least 15 Instagram photos of the giant wreaths hanging in the entrance of Union Station....

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Discovering the best of Los Angeles with a local

Discovering the best of Los Angeles with a local

Eight hours. That’s how long the Urban Adventures Total LA Tour I’m taking today will last. I’ll be checking out the city’s iconic landmarks as well as venturing to its hidden gems. Best of all though, the tour’s description had promised I’d be escaping the LA cliché. Having visited Los...

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