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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Meet: Sergiu, our local expert in Bucharest

Meet: Sergiu, our local expert in Bucharest

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 he became a tour guide… It all started three years ago when Bucharest Urban Adventures...

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Local guide Dre will make you fall in love with Houston

Local guide Dre will make you fall in love with Houston

Some people immediately give off a cool vibe. They simply seem like someone you could talk to for hours. That’s Dre, a Houston-raised, knowledge-sharing tour guide for Houston Urban Adventures. As both a former stunt man and an experienced hypnotherapist, he is certainly filled with a lot of interesting stories....

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Meet: Anita, our local expert in Bucharest

Meet: Anita, our local expert in Bucharest

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 what it means to be a native Bucharestian… I was born and raised in Bucharest, and...

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A roadtrip mishap turned traveller Ross into a local guide

A roadtrip mishap turned traveller Ross into a local guide

Panama is a melting pot of cultures. Expats, foreigners and locals all intermingle throughout daily life, but who is a local really? Other than the Indigenous people, a huge percentage of the population is those who come from away. Meet Ross Alford, a ‘local’ Urban Adventures tour guide in Panama...

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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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Our NYC guide Olivia explains why she also works at a women’s centre in the Bronx

Our NYC guide Olivia explains why she also works at a women’s centre in the Bronx

My job as a guide with Urban Adventures is such a beautiful part of my life, but living in one of the most expensive cities in the world requires that it is not my only means of employment. I’m so lucky and honoured to have the opportunity to work with...

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From village fields to city tours: How a Bali guide found his way

From village fields to city tours: How a Bali guide found his way

Mangde’s tale begins in a remote Indonesian mountain village, where he farmed papayas and tended rice paddies. But where it picks up today, his story is quite different. A tour guide with Bali Urban Adventures, he is living in Bali’s largest city and meeting travellers from all over the world....

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Meet: Lala, our local expert in Bucharest

Meet: Lala, our local expert in Bucharest

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 what it means to be a native Bucharestian… I am happy to be born and raised...

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