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.


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.


The Editor (finally) updates his diary, taking a look back at the stories and adventures that made 2016 a pretty good year for Urban Travel Blog, if not the rest of the world… So it’s finally over. It’s safe to say 2016 will be filed in historic terms as a…


Vilnius’ Capital Days festival heralds the start of the cultural year every September, and is a great chance to enjoy Lithuanian live music in combination with a long weekend away. Duncan Rhodes reports. Vilnius’ Capital Days festival finds the city in fine fettle. The broad pedestrianised Gedimino Prospektas – the…