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.

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The days are getting shorter (at least up here in the Northern hemisphere), the weather colder and many of us our probably thinking of saving what pennies we have for Christmas rather than blowing them on say a wild weekend in Barcelona for example… However, even if you’re an intensive…

wroclaw-city-break

German archictecture and Polish culture combine in this wonderful city of gnomes, nightlife and non-stop festivals. Duncan Rhodes reports back from one of his favourite small cities.  Something of a bastard son in Poland, Wroclaw (pronounced Vrots-warv) was born to Slavic parents but raised in Germany as the city of Breslau…

klezzmer-krakow-scene

The Jewish district of Kazimierz in Krakow has long been the home of the city’s traditional klezmer scene. Duncan Rhodes meets the Polish musicians who are breathing new life into old wedding songs. In my mind I am a fresh-faced 19-year-old, full of the joy of youth, dancing and making…

The world is changing quicker than ever before, and so is the way we travel. It only follows therefore that the way we access our travel information is changing rapidly too. Out-of-date guidebooks (that weigh half a tonne), and fusty magazines filled with clichéd images of azure seas and golden…