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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Experience the vibe of Prague’s Gay Pride

Experience the vibe of Prague’s Gay Pride

In August 2011, Prague’s LGBT community joined in the worldwide celebration of gay pride, with a series of events held in the city centre. Ever since, this annual festival has become one of the most colourful spectacles in Prague, bringing together a wide audience of people. The 8th annual Prague...

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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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TripAdvisor gives us a pat on the back

TripAdvisor gives us a pat on the back

The TripAdvisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’ is the equivalent of receiving a gold star on your homework from your favourite teacher after weeks of study. Or the ‘MVP’ award from your respected football coach after months of training. Or finally collecting the honourable Eagle Scout badge after years of orienteering. A...

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