Craving a monumental beer? 4 DC brewpubs to visit near the National Mall

Craving a monumental beer? 4 DC brewpubs to visit near the National Mall

Our brewing tradition in Washington DC is as old as the country itself. Many of our founding fathers — including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson — formulated unique recipes and brewed their own beers. What better way to honour that legacy than to have a pint of locally brewed beer...

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24 hours in: Toronto

24 hours in: Toronto

Ready to tackle Toronto in a short visit? Even though there’s a seemingly endless stream of things to see and do, you can still get a great sense of the city in just 24 hours. From markets and breweries, to parks, essential landmarks, and some of Toronto’s best-loved neighbourhoods, our...

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Things to do in: Toronto

Things to do in: Toronto

Toronto is one of the most multicultural cities in the world — a fact that has helped shape the city into a must-visit destination and a foodie paradise. No matter what type of trip you’re looking for — be it shopping, culture, great food or natural attractions — Toronto has...

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The hot dog that’s also a piece of NYC history

The hot dog that’s also a piece of NYC history

You can’t turn a corner in New York City without finding a hot dog vendor — but there’s only one guy in town who can stake claim to selling the most authentic and historic street dog in NYC. But first, a bit of necessary history. The hot dog was invented...

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24 hours in: Orange County

24 hours in: Orange County

Your mind might immediately jump to theme parks when you think of Orange County (and you wouldn’t be wrong), but there’s so much more than thrill rides when it comes to this cluster of Southern California beach towns and cities. Even on a short visit, you can still soak up...

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How Cincinnati guide Sherry went from army rebel to city expert

How Cincinnati guide Sherry went from army rebel to city expert

A year and a half ago, Sherry Hopkins joined Urban Adventures as the sole operator of Cincinnati Urban Adventures. In addition to running her own tour business, Sherry also manages an AirBnB in Covington, Kentucky, organises a Travel Spirit Meetup group in her town, runs her own photography company and...

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The best way to appreciate NYC’s immigrant history is through your stomach

The best way to appreciate NYC’s immigrant history is through your stomach

What’s the most iconic building in New York City? Is it the Empire State, its spire pointing towards the heavens? Or perhaps Rockefeller Center with its proud traditions and breathtaking panoramic views. Or maybe the Chrysler, its pretty rooftop design making it inherently recognisable from all around the city. I’d...

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A guide to market hopping in Los Angeles

A guide to market hopping in Los Angeles

Sure, Los Angeles may be known for its glitz and glam, but the locals know that when it comes to grocery shopping, the best stuff is to be found in the markets. The City of Angels is a paradise of local produce, delicious desserts and sustainable seafood, and those in...

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Things to do in: Orange County

Things to do in: Orange County

Orange County is brimming with amazing beaches and world-renowned surf spots, home to enough theme parks to keep any kid at heart busy for days, and a chilled-out SoCal vibe that’s totally conducive to leisurely exploration. Whether you’re looking to soak up the sun, shop until you drop, or lace...

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Things to do in: Denver

Things to do in: Denver

Not everyone has a week to spend in Denver; in fact, many visitors hurry off to the mountains for skiing, mountain biking, climbing and hiking. For those of you fortunate enough to have a free day in Denver, or better still, are attending a week-long conference in the Mile High...

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