Complete Guide to LGBTQ Sydney

Complete Guide to LGBTQ Sydney

Sydney is one of the world’s friendliest and safest cities for the LGBTQ community. Here is Urban Adventures’ guide to having the ultimate LGBTQ-related good time in Australia’s camp capital… Safety Although Australia was late to join the same-sex marriage party but nevertheless, Sydney is a very gay-friendly city. In...

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5 amazing gorges you have to visit while in Crete

5 amazing gorges you have to visit while in Crete

With more than 400 gorges making their mark on the Cretan landscape, due to land corrosion from the flow of river water, Crete is justifiably known as the King of Gorges in Greece. Cretan gorges are magnificent monuments of nature that will give you a sense of the beauty on...

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LGBTQ Safety, Nightlife & Sightseeing in Krakow

LGBTQ Safety, Nightlife & Sightseeing in Krakow

Safety Krakow still has a long way to go before you could consider it LGBTQ-friendly. Poland is a formerly communist country that missed out on the sexual revolution of the 60s and 70s; the Catholic Church has been a dominant voice on domestic policy for centuries, hence why same sex...

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LGBTQ+ Athens: Nightlife, Sightseeing & History

LGBTQ+ Athens: Nightlife, Sightseeing & History

For centuries the LGBTQ+ community has felt a special kinship with the Ancient Greeks for their seemingly open attitude towards same sex relationships. From Sappho and her poetry on the island of Lesbos (yes, that’s where the word ‘lesbian’ comes from) to Plato and his recollections of Socrates’ desire for...

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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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Traditional Romanian foods to feast on

Traditional Romanian foods to feast on

Hearty, rich and absolutely delicious, Romanian national food is cooked mainly on special occasions such as family celebrations, weddings, or national days. And when that food is cooked with love for our loved ones, food heaven unfolds. Getting hungry yet? Read on for a look at some of Romania’s best...

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Discovering Johannesburg, a city of contrasts

Discovering Johannesburg, a city of contrasts

Johannesburg is a city of contrasts. South Africa’s commercial center—and one-time gold rush boomtown—is a sprawling city of both immense wealth and extreme poverty. While apartheid-era townships are transitioning into middle income communities, there are still many informal settlements of shacks that lack water and electricity. The leafy green suburbs...

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The best ethnic restaurants in Moscow

The best ethnic restaurants in Moscow

One of my tourists recently asked what makes Moscow really special. My answer was the country’s diversity – especially when it comes to food. Visiting Russia isn’t just about Russian cuisine. What makes us so unique is that you can try food from different Russian republics and from the former...

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The art of pottery in Mallorca

The art of pottery in Mallorca

Although pottery and ceramics are a world still to be discovered by many visitors that come to Mallorca, pottery has been linked to the tradition and craftsmanship of the island since ancient times. Products made with clay are still a faithful representation of the gastronomy, culture, and life of Mallorca...

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Portugal’s sweet sounds of Fado

Portugal’s sweet sounds of Fado

Portugal is a harmonious place to be. Soothing sounds of the sea can draw your thoughts to adventures beyond the Atlantic Ocean, and then there are tender sounds to gently draw you right back in, like fado. Fado has been the soundtrack of Portugal for over 200 years and was...

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