Urban Travel Blog

Author: Constance A. Dunn

Constance snuck out of a Chicago theater’s backdoor two year ago with a one-way ticket to Spain. Her travels have taken all over Europe living in family homes and artists flats feeling the rhythm of each place.

belgrade-city-break

The cliches state that in Belgrade you will eat royally well and end up on a riverboat dancing to Turbo Folk amongst the impossibly tall and good-looking Serbian people. Sometimes it’s nice to discover the stereotypes are true… Beograd, the “White City,” is the capital of east-west-Grecian-Balkan culture. If you think…

timisaora-city-break

A city of theatre and flowers, Romania’s civilised Western city is for many the gateway into Transylvania. However there’s so much more to Timisoara, as Constance A. Dunn discovers… For those of you who like your Transylvania with edge, but not as the ridge of a vampire’s tooth, then Timișoara is just what…

helsinki

Battle the local bar wits, ice skate on the Baltic Sea and hit up a Burlesque festival – and that’s just wintertime! In summer enjoy performing arts, shop at outdoor markets or hit the beach for some volleyball, says Constance A. Dunn. Helsinki might be the perfect summertime retreat for folks further…

istanbul-city-guide

Yes, you can see the Hagia Sofia, taste the world’s best kebabs and receive a damn good pummelling at any number of hamams… but what else is there to do in Istanbul? Constance A. Dunn lays the city bare in our insider’s guide. Istanbul: a mash-up of East and West…