A lesson in resilience, straight from the streets

A lesson in resilience, straight from the streets

Our Outcast Bucharest is run in partnership with the Parada Foundation, a local NGO that secures training and employment for Romanians living on the street. One traveller tells us what she learned about herself while touring with local guide Sergiu. If there is anything that travelling the world full-time has...

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What it’s like to visit a Syrian refugee centre in Istanbul

What it’s like to visit a Syrian refugee centre in Istanbul

Our Olive Tree of Istanbul tour is run in partnership with Small Projects Istanbul, a local NGO that’s helping Syrian refugees to find their feet in a new home. Here’s what one traveller discovered on the tour. For travellers, to roam and be immersed in new cultures and landscapes is...

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Meeting the Maasai: A day with Peris

Meeting the Maasai: A day with Peris

Our A Day with the Maasai tour is run in partnership with One Horizon Africa, a non-profit organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty in Kenya and South Africa. One traveller tells us about her day with Peris, one of the women benefiting from the program. Mention Kenya, and many people will...

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The faces we met in Cape Town

The faces we met in Cape Town

The goal of our Faces of Cape Town tour is to give insight into how people in the city’s townships live. The shacks are the first thing you see when you hit the highway from the airport to Cape Town, and we want to show that there is hope and...

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Traveller stories: Brianna in Costa Rica

Traveller stories: Brianna in Costa Rica

Each traveller has such an individual style of travel. We asked @briannaglenn from Milk + Honey Travels, to share her travel style with us, and picked her brain for some tips about one of her favourite trips, to Costa Rica. With a career as a professional athlete (track and field...

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Traveller stories: Sarah in Brooklyn

Traveller stories: Sarah in Brooklyn

BEER. As rich in history as it is in flavour. The history of beer is overflowing; a word that can also be used to describe the beverage itself. I was practically giddy stepping into the legendary Brooklyn Brewery where the NYC Urban Adventures Brewed in Brooklyn tour began. Here they...

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5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter

5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter

When the temperature dips in Budapest, that’s when the city comes alive with warmth! That’s because the cold months of winter are one of the best times of year to explore the Hungarian capital, with plenty of sites to see and flavours to taste that will warm your heart no matter...

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Traveller stories: Claire in Los Angeles

Traveller stories: Claire in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a hard city to get to know. You can’t just stroll the backstreets and get lost like you can in Paris, or take the subway and pop up somewhere new like in New York, or stumble across your new favourite organic grocer like in San Francisco. LA...

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Telling the story of Hong Kong

Telling the story of Hong Kong

As someone who works at Urban Adventures, I expect it’s unsurprising to learn that engaging with locals is one of my favourite ways to learn about and experience a destination. A few months after I joined Urban Adventures, I was able to experience the #localsknow philosophy in a brand new...

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8 food and drink experiences you need to have in Porto

8 food and drink experiences you need to have in Porto

If there’s one thing you need to do in Porto, it’s to eat and drink everything. Sure, you’re going to want to fill your glass with port every chance you get, but you’re also going to want to try a few other local treats, too — all of which taste...

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