The complete guide to: Santorini travel

The complete guide to: Santorini travel

Planning a visit to Santorini? You’ve made an excellent choice! From beautiful beaches and dazzling sunsets, to charming villages and amazing food – Santorini packs a pretty alluring punch. Whether you just want chill out for a few days of aimless wandering and beach-hopping, or get more active with an...

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See Nairobi through the eyes of its resilient women

See Nairobi through the eyes of its resilient women

For many travellers, the people of Kenya have been whittled down to iconic images: extravagantly beaded Maasai dancing across the pages of National Geographic, and impoverished women and children featured in appeals for donations. But who are these people, really? Urban Adventures’ Resilient Women of Kenya tour offered us the...

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See Amsterdam’s highlights with two wheels and Samuel Hubbard shoes

See Amsterdam’s highlights with two wheels and Samuel Hubbard shoes

Urban Adventures has partnered with Samuel Hubbard so you can experience the Best. Day. Ever. in some Ridiculously Comfortable Shoes. It’s a match made in heaven, like wine and cheese or the birds and bees. So read on and learn how to put your best, most comfortable foot forward all...

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How to have a 5-star vacation without the price tag

How to have a 5-star vacation without the price tag

Vacation is meant to be relaxing: it’s the opportunity to put work and the stresses of daily life aside and spend time doing what you love with the people you love to be with. Not only that, but studies show vacationing reduces stress, increases happiness and creates a favourable work-life...

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Local guide Faama leads a tour with heart in Zanzibar

Local guide Faama leads a tour with heart in Zanzibar

Faama Ali is busy with tour bookings. Without ever planning on it, she has become one of the many Zanzibaris who make their living from tourism. “I’m working almost every day, and I have even hired another woman from my village to help me when I have several bookings on...

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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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