Obor Terrace is where you’ll find Bucharest’s best mici

Obor Terrace is where you’ll find Bucharest’s best mici

It’s Saturday morning at the Obor farmers’ market and there’s a humming and buzzing of people coming and going with their shopping bags full of fresh vegetables, fruits and meat. Most of the farmers are organised more or less according to their geographical area of Romania. The smoke you see...

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A local’s guide to the Armenian Quarter, Bucharest

A local’s guide to the Armenian Quarter, Bucharest

No one knows local life like our guides. That’s why we’ve asked them take us around their favourite ‘hoods and offer their insider tips on seeing the city like a true local. If the Armenian Quarter sounds like your kind of place, local Bucharest guide Mircea and his team can...

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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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Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Bucharest

Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Bucharest

From 14 June to 15 July, soccer fans around the world will be following the FIFA World Cup. But even if you’re in Romania instead of Russia for the big event, that doesn’t mean missing out on all the excitement. Here’s where to hang with Bucharest locals and cheer on...

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Things to do in: Bucharest

Things to do in: Bucharest

Got Bucharest in your travel plans? We don’t blame you! This city is packed with oodles of beauty and charm and will have you quickly realising that there’s so much more to Romania than just those Transylvania tales of your childhood. To help you make the most of your time...

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The complete guide to: Bucharest travel

The complete guide to: Bucharest travel

One of the biggest cities in Europe, Bucharest is an up-and-coming destination that offers unique architecture, eclectic neighbourhoods to explore, quirky street art, a beautifully restored Old Town filled with cafés and bars, and enough interesting museums to keep any culture-lover happy. If you’re interested in visiting or are already...

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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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Best ways to embrace winter in Bucharest

Best ways to embrace winter in Bucharest

Cold, dark winter may not seem like the best time to visit Bucharest, but the snowy months turn the city into a winter wonderland that’s worthy of exploring. Perhaps the best thing about it is that everything slows down when the snow falls: drivers have to take their time, the people...

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Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

I found myself in Romania by pure serendipity. As I was looking for people to host me in Europe for my couchsurfing trip around the world, it just so happened that quite a few offered me hospitality in Romania. Out of convenience more than desire, I decided to see what...

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24 hours in: Bucharest

24 hours in: Bucharest

The city of Bucharest has typically been a busy transit destination, with most tourists spending no more than 24 or 48 hours in the Romanian capital. So if you are in a hurry, leave your 24 hours in the city in our hands via this helpful guide, and we promise...

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