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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How this Lima tour guide helped children in rural Peru to become bookworms

How this Lima tour guide helped children in rural Peru to become bookworms

“It was one of the best things I’ve ever done in my life,” Paula says, sipping her hierba luisa tea at a café in Lima, Peru. “It impacted me completely. It opened my third eye.” Paula, a local guide for Urban Adventures in Lima, is more than your average explorer....

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This Delhi tour guide is helping to smash stereotypes about Indian women

This Delhi tour guide is helping to smash stereotypes about Indian women

We met Komal (Komi to her friends) on the Home Cooked Delhi tour for an afternoon feast. The pakora, masala chai, roti, lentils, and various other delightful things we’ve unfortunately forgotten the names of were delicious, but beyond the food, it was the afternoon with Komi that gave us just...

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A local’s guide to Astoria (Queens), NYC

A local’s guide to Astoria (Queens), NYC

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. Want to hang out with them for a day and follow their expert lead? We can make it...

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Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

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 being a Mallorcan… I consider myself a Mallorcan even though I was actually born in Barcelona....

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Meet: Sofia, our local expert in Mexico City

Meet: Sofia, our local expert in Mexico City

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 being a native Chillangua… ‘Chilango’ used to be slang for people who moved to Mexico City...

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Meet: Nikki, our local expert in NYC

Meet: Nikki, our local expert in NYC

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 being a native New Yorker… A lot of natives take the city for granted but I...

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Meet: Marialaura, our local expert in Mallorca

Meet: Marialaura, our local expert in Mallorca

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 Marialaura ended up in Mallorca… I’m from Italy and I met my husband in Paris...

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Meet: Mike, our local expert in Toronto

Meet: Mike, our local expert in Toronto

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 ended up in Toronto… This is my second round in Toronto. I originally moved...

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Meet: Oihana, our local expert in San Sebastián

Meet: Oihana, our local expert in San Sebastián

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 why she loves San Sebastián… I live 20 minutes away from San Sebastián in a neighbouring...

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