Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...

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How to order noodle soup in Bangkok

How to order noodle soup in Bangkok

“How do I order soup?” may sound like a silly question, but there are lots of options when it comes to broths and meats and more in Thailand. We asked our local guide Nai in Bangkok how to place an order like a true Thai soup expert. Noodle soup is...

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How to eat pho in Ho Chi Minh City

How to eat pho in Ho Chi Minh City

We asked Nhi Pham, our local guide and expert in Ho Chi Minh City, about how to eat Vietnam’s most famous dish like a local in her city. Pho in Ho Chi Minh City is a bit different from what you’ll find in Hanoi and other northern cities. In the...

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How to make feijoada

How to make feijoada

(Our Urban Adventures tour, Hidden Feijoada, offers a new, unexpected take on the feijoada — check out the video above for a sneak peek!) If you know Brazilian food, you’ve probably heard of feijoada, the country’s national dish. One of the most typical foods in Brazil, it is a black...

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6 tasty train snacks for your European adventure

6 tasty train snacks for your European adventure

Europe is good at a lot of things, like football, drinking beer, and undermining each other politically (see: Belgium’s 2.50 € coin for the most recent example). But there’s being good, and there’s kicking ass, and in our opinion, Europe kicks ass at two major things: food and trains. The continent...

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Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Last year, we launched our Home Cooked Program, in which travellers can meet with a local family in their home and enjoy a meal with them. We started with Delhi and Istanbul, and grew into other cities around the globe: Bucharest, Merida, Krakow, San Jose, Lima, Cairo, and more! As...

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Street eats: Papa Abdo, Cairo

Street eats: Papa Abdo, Cairo

I want to share a little tip I’ve learned whilst out travelling the world. This one is no-brainer and an absolute never-fail. Write this down. When your local friend/local guide (those two terms are interchangeable in the Urban Adventures world) purchases two full shopping bags of sandwiches to take home...

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Food Friday: Gastronomy Clubs of San Sebastian

Food Friday: Gastronomy Clubs of San Sebastian

San Sebastian (or Donostia, as it is called in Basque) is gaining more and more reputation as a culinary reference in Spain. Visitors who come to the city will find food everywhere, and what might surprise them is the prevalence of speciality “snacks” in local bars. Pintxos are Basque Country’s answer to...

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