How to eat pho in Ho Chi Minh City

How to eat pho in Ho Chi Minh City

We asked Nhi Pham, our local guide and expert in Ho Chi Minh City, about how to eat Vietnam’s most famous dish like a local in her city. Pho in Ho Chi Minh City is a bit different from what you’ll find in Hanoi and other northern cities. In the...

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London’s best alternative markets for amazing street eats

London’s best alternative markets for amazing street eats

London’s love affair with street food is one to savour. From the long-standing tourist favourite Borough Markets to the quirky world-on-a-platter Camden Lock Markets, the options for snacking are enormous. There are plenty of delights waiting to be devoured at the street food markets in London, and, even better, they’re all...

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8 food and drink experiences you need to have in Porto

8 food and drink experiences you need to have in Porto

If there’s one thing you need to do in Porto, it’s to eat and drink everything. Sure, you’re going to want to fill your glass with port every chance you get, but you’re also going to want to try a few other local treats, too — all of which taste...

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6 cities for street food fanatics

6 cities for street food fanatics

Fine dining has its place in life, but there’s no denying that the best meals tend to come from the streets. Night markets, street stands, pop-up stalls — these are the places where digging into dinner is delightfully messy, a bit chaotic, and positively delicious. But there’s also no denying...

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Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Last year, we launched our Home Cooked Program, in which travellers can meet with a local family in their home and enjoy a meal with them. We started with Delhi and Istanbul, and grew into other cities around the globe: Bucharest, Merida, Krakow, San Jose, Lima, Cairo, and more! As...

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When in Cairo, a sandwich from this shop is a must

When in Cairo, a sandwich from this shop is a must

I want to share a little tip I’ve learned whilst out travelling the world. This one is no-brainer and an absolute never-fail. Write this down. When your local friend/local guide (those two terms are interchangeable in the Urban Adventures world) purchases two full shopping bags of sandwiches to take home...

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Hungry in Hungary: 6 foods to find in Budapest

Hungry in Hungary: 6 foods to find in Budapest

We were recovering from a long evening coach journey, and our hunger led us to choose convenience over adventure. We landed in a safe, cheap food option in Budapest: an ‘all-you-can-eat’ restaurant in Oktogon. With a plate in hand, we dawdled over metal food warmers. There were slicks of discoloured...

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Must-try local foods around the world

Must-try local foods around the world

If there’s one thing travel has taught us, it’s that you should never, ever, ever be hungry in a new city. Stuffed, full, waddling down the street — yes these are all perfectly acceptable. But if you’re hungry, you haven’t been doing enough exploring, in our opinion. And every destination...

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Panama City’s 5 Best-Kept Secret Eats

Panama City’s 5 Best-Kept Secret Eats

Panama City is vibrant, exciting, and filled with tasty food. Street food seekers will want to hit up the stands known as fondas, which serve up cheap, authentic Panamanian dishes, while fine diners can flock to bistros, cafés, and restaurants boasting everything from fresh seafood to gourmet international dishes. Here...

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Best brunches in Sydney

Best brunches in Sydney

Brunch in Sydney is not just a meal served between breakfast and lunch, but an activity in and of itself — one that Sydneysiders take very seriously. Popular brunch spots will have people queuing for a table come the weekend. To help you get to those eggs benny faster, we’ve...

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