Photo of the week: Sunset in Lisbon

Is there anything more perfect than an ocean sunset? In Lisbon, #localsknow the best way to close out the day is to get outside and watch the sun sink into the Atlantic. With so many stretches of sandy beach within the city limits, it’s no wonder locals are regularly heading...

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Photo of the week: A potter in Udaipur

Photo of the week: A potter in Udaipur

The best way to get to know a destination and learn its culture is to meet the people who live and work there. In Rajasthan, India, our Ancient Arts tour introduces travellers to the artisans who craft jewellery, shoes, utensils, pottery, and more. Not only do travellers get to learn...

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Photo of the week: Lunch with the Blue Mosque

Photo of the week: Lunch with the Blue Mosque

With spring coming to the Northern Hemisphere (finally!), we love making the most of blue skies to eat outside! Our locals in Istanbul certainly know how to maximize sunshine and amazing views over a Turkish lunch in front of the Sultanahmet, or Blue Mosque on their Istanbul Conquered tour! Doesn’t get...

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Photo of the week: Spring in Amsterdam

Photo of the week: Spring in Amsterdam

While much of the Northern hemisphere is still battling a deep freeze, the first signs of spring are popping up in Europe. This field of crocuses means it’s just about time to head to Amsterdam for an afternoon cruise by the canal and a picnic in the park!

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Photo of the Week: The Baianas of Carnival

Photo of the Week: The Baianas of Carnival

We’re sure all of Brazil is still sleeping it off. Carnival — one of the world’s biggest parties — was on last week and, in Rio de Janeiro, we celebrated right along with everyone, partying in the streets with locals and capturing moments like this one: a group of Baianas...

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Photo of the week: For the love of Venice

Photo of the week: For the love of Venice

Ah Venice – you just can’t take a bad photo! That’s probably why tourists flock there all year round of a taste of canal life. When you’re battling the crowds in St. Mark’s Square, it can be hard to imagine a peaceful moment alone to appreciate its splendour  – but have no...

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Photo Of The Week: Ancient Lands Of Myanmar

Photo Of The Week: Ancient Lands Of Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma) is one of those places where every picture truly tells a story. With golden pagodas rising from lush greenery, the rich tastes and traditions lure us to these ancient lands. Former capital Yangon is filled with beautiful temples and lakeside haunts begging to have their photo taken. We always oblige!

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Photo Of The Week: Octopi In The Sky

Photo Of The Week: Octopi In The Sky

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s an octopus?! Our friends at San Francisco Urban Adventures had their eyes on the skies this weekend during the Berkeley Kite Festival. Only a short drive from San Fran, this awesome local festival showcases the best kite sights with the incredible Octopile fleet...

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Photo of the Week: World Cup’s Furriest Fan

Photo of the Week: World Cup’s Furriest Fan

Our feature photo was an easy choice this week. Mexico City Urban Adventures posted this adorable picture to Instagram and we just had to share! If you’ve been following our World Cup contest on Facebook, you’ll know we have World Cup fever and apparently so does this furry fan! That...

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Photo of the Week: Vineyards in Basque Country

Photo of the Week: Vineyards in Basque Country

It’s no secret that we’re totally in love with the Basque country, and everyone knows that one of the best things to come out of this region in Spain is the delicious wine. This photo, taken by our local guy, Tomasz, captures the gorgeous rolling hills and Txakoli Vineyards, and...

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