Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right. We’re talking going far beyond hanging a few rainbow flags in windows, and instead throwing the biggest, baddest parties to celebrate who you are—from sexual orientation to gender to race to age. Because while Pride started as a...

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A Local’s Guide to Freo

A Local’s Guide to Freo

If you head to Perth, you will more than likely also take the short suburban train ride down to Fremantle. But before you go, know one thing: you won’t be calling it Fremantle…it’s Freo here, and you’d better get used to it – you’ll be saying it and hearing it...

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Photo of the Week: Transformation in Vivid Sydney

Photo of the Week: Transformation in Vivid Sydney

This week, the Local Takeover has our Instagram feed glowing with photos from Vivid Sydney, an annual lights, music, and ideas festival. We love how Sydney is transformed into a magical playground at night – like this Martin Place building coming to life as a big leafy tree!

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7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

We’ve all heard of Carnival, Coachella, and Oktoberfest, but the world is full of festivals, many of which we’ve never heard of. The good news is, the world is big enough for them all! Here are our picks for seven festivals around the world we bet you’ve never heard of....

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Top 5 Places to Enjoy Nature in Sydney

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Nature in Sydney

You might think that nature in Australia consists of just beaches, beaches, and more beaches. While we’re certainly not claiming that we don’t love this about Australia, travellers should know that the country has so much more to offer, even in the cities. Sydney is just such a spot, and...

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The Complete Guide to: Melbourne Travel

The Complete Guide to: Melbourne Travel

So you’re travelling to Melbourne – smart choice! This right here will give you everything you need to know about visiting Melbourne, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Melbourne books you should read, and the cool local spots you should check out. Getting To and From...

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Things to do in: Melbourne

Things to do in: Melbourne

We asked Tony, General Manager of Urban Adventures and long-time resident of Melbourne, to answer a few questions for us. Here, he gives us a local perspective on things to do in Melbourne. Where would you take your Mum on her birthday for a special local lunch? (When money isn’t an...

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Photo of the Week: Surf’s Up in Sydney

Photo of the Week: Surf’s Up in Sydney

We love a good beach shot here at Urban Adventures. This week’s pick for Photo of the Week was taken in Sydney, and even though these might not be the most sun-drenched shores you’ve ever seen, we still find this Sydney coastline pretty enticing. Any beach where you can count...

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What’s On In… Melbourne: Melbourne Now

What’s On In… Melbourne: Melbourne Now

Anyone who is going to be in Melbourne over the next few months and wants to instantly tap into their inner hipster should head straight for the National Gallery of Victoria. Here you’ll find an exhibition called Melbourne Now, which celebrates all things Melbourne through several forms of art and...

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Battle of Oz: Why You Should Visit Cairns

Battle of Oz: Why You Should Visit Cairns

Tucked away in the far north of Queensland, Cairns is the perfect place for a tropical climate all year round. Cairns serves as the take off point for many jaw-dropping adventures, whether you’re on a road trip or pumping your adrenaline with white water rafting, bungee jumping, and zip-lining, or...

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