Things to do in: Brighton

Things to do in: Brighton

If you’re looking for a laid-back destination that’s still filled with lots to see and do, Brighton is a great place spend a few days exploring. Located only about one hour from London, Brighton is easy to get to, making it perfect even if you can only come for a...

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24 hours in: Istanbul

24 hours in: Istanbul

The mighty Istanbul. Famous for straddling two continents, this city’s east-meets-west vibes have been attracting travellers for decades. The city can easily overwhelm the uninitiated, so we asked our local team of Istanbul tour guides to tell us what they would do with just 24 hours in Istanbul. Morning: 7am...

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San Sebastián on wheels! Tips for cycling the city

San Sebastián on wheels! Tips for cycling the city

Frequently, travellers on our San Sebastián tours compare San Sebastián to Amsterdam because we have a similar cycling culture. Yes, San Sebastián is a bike-friendly city, and the number of bikers getting around is growing every day. There’s nothing Basques enjoy more than getting around our dense mountains, fields, and...

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My neighbourhood: A local’s guide to La Calatrava and Cort, Palma de Mallorca

My neighbourhood: A local’s guide to La Calatrava and Cort, Palma de Mallorca

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 La Calatrava and Cort sounds like your kind of place, local Mallorca guide Marialaura and her team...

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Meet: Misa, our local expert in Prague

Meet: Misa, our local expert in Prague

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 she came to live in Prague… I come from Frydek-Mistek, a medium-sized town in the...

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How to shop like a local Parisian

How to shop like a local Parisian

Paris is synonymous with haute-couture, straight-off-the-runway gowns, and pieces of clothing many of us think we can’t afford. Case in point: take a stroll along the Champs-Élyssés or on the luxurious St-Germain-des-Près district, and you will come across expensive and luxurious fashion labels such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and the...

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The lunar-like landscape of Cappadocia

The lunar-like landscape of Cappadocia

Cap a what now? Kap-ah-dok-yah. It can be a hard one to pronounce, but make every effort to get it right as this enchanting part of the world is one that you will never forget. Turkey’s grand natural wonder of the world, Cappadocia, makes you feel like you have lifted...

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6 dishes you must eat in Madrid

6 dishes you must eat in Madrid

The rich history of Spanish cuisine dates back thousands of years. With each region of the country having its own ‘claim to fame,’ Madrid offers visitors a taste of the best dishes Spain has to offer, all in one chaotic, quintessentially Spanish foodie playground. Madrid’s food scene is in constant...

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These photos show how beautiful Prague is from above

These photos show how beautiful Prague is from above

Prague is beautiful any time, all the time. But sometimes it takes a new perspective to remind us just how pretty a place can be. These photos capture the timeless beauty, the lively social scene, and the delicious beer culture that make Prague so wonderful.

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How to make Greek orange pie

How to make Greek orange pie

Orange pie is a staple in every Greek household during the spring and summer season — and if you’ve found yourself in Athens or on Crete during this time of year, you’ve probably enjoyed a plate or two (with a shot of raki to wash it down). It is easy to...

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