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.


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…

galicia things to do

The home of Christendom’s third most sacred city is also rife with black magic & superstition, as The Editor discovers on a journey to Galicia. Drinking a queimada for luck he visits Santiago, Cathedrals Beach and tries the local cuisine… A bit like the Basque Country, Galicia is one of…

asturias highlights

The Editor discovers a natural paradise in North Spain, with spectacular unspoiled beaches, a fun-loving capital, romantic fishing villages… and plenty of fermented apple juice. “Cider is the star of the Asturian gastronomy… not only because of the production, but also because of the culture it involves, and the way…