A local’s guide to Old City, Philadelphia

A local’s guide to Old City, Philadelphia

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 Old City sounds like your kind of place, local Philadelphia guide Ben and his team can show...

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Lancaster Valley is home to the oldest Amish community

Lancaster Valley is home to the oldest Amish community

Nestled in the buccolic countryside, Lancaster Valley, just 90 miles beyond Philadelphia, is known for its beautiful hills, winding roads and picturesque farms and homesteads. It’s also known for its crafts, thanks to being home to the oldest and largest Amish community in the world. The Amish are unique for...

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Movie buff’s guide to Philly

Movie buff’s guide to Philly

It’s a dream for any movie buff to be able to walk through the setting of their favourite film, and stand in the exact spot where the actors they admire once stood. But while there are popular cities that have been the setting for countless blockbusters, Philadelphia is seriously underrated...

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The complete guide to: Philadelphia travel

The complete guide to: Philadelphia travel

So you’re travelling to Philadelphia — smart choice! This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting Philadelphia, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Philly books you should read, to the cool local spots you should check out. Getting to and from PHL...

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It’s beer o’clock in Philly: Where and what to drink

It’s beer o’clock in Philly: Where and what to drink

Philadelphia knows good beer. The city is home to an excellent craft beer scene, as well as plenty of great patios and pubs for imbibing the day away. “Beer is the healthiest and most productive obsession we have in Philly,” jokes Jason, our local guide in Philadelphia and a true...

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24 hours in: Philadelphia

24 hours in: Philadelphia

Philadelphia is truly a city of layers, as well as being known as a city of neighbourhoods, and, most commonly, the City of Brotherly Love. It’s also a place that might overwhelm you with things to do — no worries, we’ve got our expert local Philly tour guides ready to...

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Traveller stories: Brianna in Philadelphia

Traveller stories: Brianna in Philadelphia

I devour history. It’s not a rare trait among us who love to travel and it’s one of the many things that drew me to Prague. This fact makes it all the more surprising that I had never really explored Philadelphia, the city that glowed faintly in the distance of...

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Photo Of The Week: Secret Garden In Philly

Photo Of The Week: Secret Garden In Philly

Tokyo? Kyoto? Is that you? Nope! Philadelphia Urban Adventures transported us to Japan with their snap of this hidden gem in Philly! Shofuso Japanese House and Garden recalls 17th century Japan with traditional architecture, manicured gardens, and cultural events. Located on the site of  the Centennial International Exposition of 1876, this...

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