Urban Travel Blog

Author: Duncan Rhodes

Duncan is the Editor-in-Chief of Urban Travel Blog, a born and bred city slicker who loves urban adventure, street art, killer bars and late night hotspots. More about Duncan here.


bali gap year

Wondering if a gap year is the right choice for you? UK travel experts Netflights have surveyed over 2,000 people to find out the motivations for leaving the real world behind. The Editor meanwhile has some wise words of his own… I was 24 and sick of work already by…


This autumn we sent Chris Osburn on a long weekend to Scotland’s cultural capital, Inverness, where he checked into the rather sumptuous Highland Apartments by Mansley… In A Nutshell Highland Apartments by Mansley is a collection of 16 self-catering luxury apartments located in the heart of Inverness and set on…

split weekend break

Sleep with the ghosts of Roman Emperors, dine out on delicious Dalmatian cuisine, risk a shot of rakija and delve into the dungeon of Daenerys’ dragons. Duncan Rhodes shares his tips and things to do in Split. The Imperial choice of city break, this is where Emperor Diocletian chose to…

rafting vltava river

River rafting and delicious Czech beer? Yes please! The Editor introduces a story by the original Budweiser Budvar beer as they embark on a pilgrimage down the Vltava river into the heart of Bohemia… One of my favourite childhood memories is kayaking on the Dordogne river in France. I remember…

cool things to do in Krakow

Hop in an East German Trabant to the Communist zone of Nowa Huta, invite yourself to a local's house for dinner or hang out with the hipsters at Forum Przestrzenie. Duncan Rhodes shares his top secrets for Krakow.