Where to go when you have to pee in NYC

Where to go when you have to pee in NYC

One big thing about NYC that your guidebooks might not have mentioned (besides all of the walking) is that we don’t have public restrooms. While this is not always the case throughout all of the USA, typically in the Big Apple you can’t just walk into any restaurant, bar, or...

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A hippie’s guide to San Francisco

A hippie’s guide to San Francisco

Even if you don’t consider yourself a flower child, who doesn’t appreciate the message of peace and love that grew out of 1960s hippie culture in San Francisco (and NYC)? The culture surrounding the hippie movement of the ’60s had a huge influence on the city — one that you...

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Where to get outdoors in NYC

Where to get outdoors in NYC

New Yorkers love being outdoors. It might have to do with the fact that we practically hibernate all winter long (not us Urban Adventure tour guides, though!). So when the sun comes out, we want to dine outside, walk instead of take the train, and head to our local parks....

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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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How I survived the Honest Ed’s sign sale

How I survived the Honest Ed’s sign sale

Attention, lovers of Canadiana and Torontonian curiosities, or Toronto visitors looking for the ultimate local souvenir! You have a chance to own a piece of Toronto history! Round 2 of Honest Ed’s sign sale is taking place on Saturday, April 11 at 8 am and, having been a proud survivor of Round...

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Brooklyn beyond Williamsburg

Brooklyn beyond Williamsburg

Headed to Brooklyn? While the popular Williamsburg area has much to offer, there are many other great New York neighbourhoods nearby, each with their own personalities, to explore. Here are some suggestions to help you plan an unforgettable alternate Brooklyn itinerary. Bushwick One of New York City’s most experimental art...

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Evening stroll along the San Francisco Embarcadero

Evening stroll along the San Francisco Embarcadero

If you’re going to San Francisco….be sure to stroll the Embarcadero! We love that no matter the time of year you find yourself in San Fran, the weather is perfect for an evening stroll – and how magical does the bridge look at dusk! The San Francisco Embarcadero is the...

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Street eats: NYC’s best food trucks

Street eats: NYC’s best food trucks

In NYC, we’re famous for always being on the go. You’ll often see people eating on the subway or while walking down the sidewalk — since we literally don’t have enough time to sit. So who better than us to recommend some restaurant free, on-the-go food options?! We want you...

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3 classic NYC hot spots worth revisiting

3 classic NYC hot spots worth revisiting

New York City is constantly in motion — coffee shops, corner cafés, and neighbourhood bars seem to be there one day and gone the next. It definitely hurts when your favourite spot shuts down, but in general, this competition means the long-term survivors tend to be the best food and...

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Photo of the week: From Philly with Love

Photo of the week: From Philly with Love

With homemade cookies accompanying handwritten letters to Santa, DIY presents, and hand-crafted Christmas sweaters, December is a month when we appreciate a simpler time, an analogue time, a time when sharing wasn’t just a hashtag. Don’t get us wrong, we love our Instagramming – especially for sharing awesome gifts. But this...

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