Toronto’s best beers and beer pubs

Toronto’s best beers and beer pubs

The craft beer industry is booming in Ontario. For a local who knows which bars sell the good stuff, it’s fantastic. But for a visitor to Toronto, it might not be apparent where the good beer is, since the places with the biggest signs, the most advertising, and the loudest...

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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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Eat Like A Local: Where To Find The Best Los Angeles Bakeries

Eat Like A Local: Where To Find The Best Los Angeles Bakeries

There are lots of things that may come to mind when you think of Los Angeles—bars and nightclubs, celebrity spotting, amazing bakeries… Wait. Say what? Yes, amid all the must-dos and must-sees in LA, there are some fantastic Los Angeles bakeries, far off the typical tourist track. Last year, our...

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Meet A Local Expert: Michael From Houston

Meet A Local Expert: Michael From Houston

Hi, I’m Michael and I’ve been your local expert in Houston, Texas, for a little over a year and a half now. Our city is becoming very metropolitan. Millions of people from all around the world! Meeting these people is actually one of the things I love most about leading...

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Things To Do In: Detroit

Things To Do In: Detroit

Detroit has suffered from a bit of a bad reputation for a while, but we’re proud to count it as one of our local tour destinations. The best thing about a city with a bad rap is that there are so many hidden gems to uncover! Home of classic cars,...

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Photo Of The Week: Octopi In The Sky

Photo Of The Week: Octopi In The Sky

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an octopus?! Our friends at San Francisco Urban Adventures had their eyes on the skies this weekend during the Berkeley Kite Festival. Only a short drive from San Fran, this awesome local festival showcases the best kite sights with the incredible Octopile fleet...

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Independence Day in Philadelphia

Independence Day in Philadelphia

Independence Day, July 4th, is the USA’s national holiday celebrating our independence from England in 1776, and our national pride is fully on display during this festive time. Independence Day in Philadelphia is a bit more unique than other American cities, as it was here that it all began! Our...

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Re-LAX: How To Survive LA Public Transit

Re-LAX: How To Survive LA Public Transit

I recently flew through LA on my way to meet up with our incredible local partners in Boston and Toronto. We absolutely love to practice what we preach at UA so when it came to getting into town from LAX (Los Angeles International Airport), I was only ever going to take the public...

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Local Kitchen: Grandma’s Applesauce

Local Kitchen: Grandma’s Applesauce

This family recipe comes from the heart of Pennsylvania apple country . Mary from Philadelphia Urban Adventures shared her Thanksgiving tradition of making fresh applesauce with her Grandma and we have to say, it’s better than anything you’ll find in a can and it’ll feed the whole family! It’s easy to prepare and...

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Photo of the Week: Red, White, and Blue

Photo of the Week: Red, White, and Blue

In honour of the Fourth of July and this month’s Local Mission to find your best red, white, and blue photos on Instagram, we thought it was only right to post this awesome street performer live from the streets of San Francisco. San Francisco Urban Adventures couldn’t help themselves from pressing...

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