10 responsible travel resolutions for the new year

10 responsible travel resolutions for the new year

New year, new you, blah blah blah, right? Wrong. Why does January 1st always have to mean overhauling your life? After all, your life is probably already pretty awesome. Sure, maybe there’s a few things you could improve, but there’s something to be said for appreciating who you are right...

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10% off our favourite Christmas Markets tours

10% off our favourite Christmas Markets tours

Wherever you’ll be this Christmas, you can enjoy the holiday season the local way. We’ve put together the best Christmas tours from around the world for you to experience the festive season. Delve into delicious treats, winter wonderlands, merry markets, local produce, traditional snacks and the brightest of lights, all...

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Advice from a local: Is it safe to travel to Cairo?

Advice from a local: Is it safe to travel to Cairo?

When it comes to travelling on our tours, we put safety first, which is why we wanted to address travel advisories recently released by the UK and US governments, advising against travel to certain parts of Egypt. We spoke with our Cairo Urban Adventures team, who have said that Cairo...

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Meet the finalists for the 2018 #streetfood50 Awards

Meet the finalists for the 2018 #streetfood50 Awards

Big-name, high-end, fancy-pants restaurants may have their place, but for us, we prefer to take it to the streets. We’re more into slurping noodles from nameless shops, grabbing tacos from street corner carts, and snacking on all things served on sticks, served piping hot from a sidewalk grill. The inaugural...

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Meet: Borana, our local expert in Lucca

Meet: Borana, our local expert in Lucca

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 growing up in Lucca… I was born and raised in the beautiful medieval town of Lucca....

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5 reasons why tours are a great way to discover a city

5 reasons why tours are a great way to discover a city

We live in an age where the idea of “learning” has become a bit misconstrued. We bumble in our pockets, pull out our devices, and consult the all-knowing gods of the Internet to settle matters both mortal and immortal. But when we decide to go on our tour, we’re looking...

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Create Your Own Best. Day. Ever… and win!

Create Your Own Best. Day. Ever… and win!

What’s your dream trip? Is it sipping regional wine by the river, scouring local street art, going hiking, biking, tapas tasting or bar hopping? Perhaps delving into the local craft beer scene and finishing up with tickets to the game? Well, now’s your chance to design your perfect trip, totally...

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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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Local guide Kevin is a keeper of Panama City’s secrets

Local guide Kevin is a keeper of Panama City’s secrets

“Every day for 12 or more years, I always made sure I was somewhere for sunset and almost always got up for sunrise. Whether leading a group tour or travelling alone, watching the sun was a great way to start and end each day. Always peaceful, spiritual and different every...

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Meet: Nikola, our local expert in Prague

Meet: Nikola, our local expert in Prague

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 she ended up in Prague… I’m originaly from the Wallachia region, which is to the...

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