Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On being a Mallorcan… I consider myself a Mallorcan even though I was actually born in Barcelona....

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How to visit Katz’s Deli in NYC like a local

How to visit Katz’s Deli in NYC like a local

We asked Nikki, our local guide in New York City, how to visit the most famous deli in the city and order your sandwich without annoying all the locals in line. Katz’s Delicatessen is an institution in NYC. It’s not only been around for more than 100 years, but it’s...

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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 drink tequila like a Mexican

How to drink tequila like a Mexican

Put down the Jose Cuervo. We asked Milton, our local guide in Mexico City, how to drink the country’s most famous beverage like a local in his city. Tequila is the first drink we offer when we’re celebrating something or when we invite friends over — in fact, we usually...

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Meet: Nikki, our local expert in NYC

Meet: Nikki, our local expert in NYC

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On being a native New Yorker… A lot of natives take the city for granted but I...

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Why there are so many temples in Bali

Why there are so many temples in Bali

We asked Brett, our local guide in Bali, what’s with all the temples everywhere on the island — and how to be respectful when you visit one. “There seems to be temples everywhere!” That’s what travellers always say to me. And, well, yes, they are everywhere — small shrines in...

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Where to spot a celebrity in LA

Where to spot a celebrity in LA

What’s a trip to Hollywood without a bit of stargazing?! We asked Summer, our local guide in Los Angeles, how to find the famous people when you’re hanging out in LA. Want to see a celebrity in Los Angeles? To get up close with the famous folk (and not look...

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Meet: Marialaura, our local expert in Mallorca

Meet: Marialaura, our local expert in Mallorca

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On how Marialaura ended up in Mallorca… I’m from Italy and I met my husband in Paris...

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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 eat sushi in Tokyo

How to eat sushi in Tokyo

To dip or not to dip? Chopsticks or fingers? One bite or two? We asked Meg, our local guide in Tokyo, how to eat sushi like a local. (Hint: ginger is not a topping.) Sorry, I’m going to give so many rules here, but hopefully even with these rules, people...

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