Philadelphia tours in a time of Trump

Philadelphia tours in a time of Trump

On the 9th of November 2016, I stood before Independence Hall in Philadelphia, and braced myself. At that critical moment on my History in HD tour, it is my habit to recite a section of the Declaration of Independence. Here, I hope to impress upon my travelers the gravity of...

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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 isn’t uncommon for someone to not know where to begin when travelling in Philadelphia, but we’re here to fix that. Say you have 24...

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Things to do in: Philadelphia

Things to do in: Philadelphia

Philly is one of the most popular cities to visit in the US, and it’s easy to head straight to the major sights of Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market and the Rocky steps. But once you’ve hit up the must-sees, there are other hidden gems to discover, all of them...

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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: 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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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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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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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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