Urban Travel Blog

Author: Josh Ferry Woodard

Josh Ferry Woodard is a freelance travel writer based in London. You can find his work on sites such as Reader's Digest, Huffington Post, Roads & Kingdoms, Slate, Paste, Spotted By Locals & many more.

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covasna romania

Castles, Counts, caverns and (potentially) record-breaking chimney cakes… we sent our palinka-loving correspondent Josh Ferry-Woodard to track down the best things to see and do in Covasna, Romania. Covasna County is a beautiful, bucolic region of Transylvania. It’s a place largely untouched by the hands of change: where many families…

castle daniel covasna romania

Two nights in the Countess’ Boudoir? Don’t mind if we do! Urban Travel Blog sends our intrepid reporter to the Covasna region of Romania, where he checks himself into the ancestral home of the Daniel family… In A Nutshell Castle Hotel Daniel is a boutique hotel set in a renovated…

dinard british film festival

A British film festival in Bretagne? Josh Ferry-Woodard hops the Brittany Ferry across the Channel and enjoys two scoops of the silver screen with a French connection on top… Politics may divide us but during the Dinard British Film Festival at least, Britain and Europe still share a special relationship.…

hull-uk-city-of-culture-2017

Live symphonic film scores, street art installations, Shakespearean theatre and the return of The Spiders from Mars are all on the agenda during Hull’s reign as the UK’s cultural capital. Josh Ferry-Woodard reports. ‘Everyone back to ours’ is the fitting slogan for Hull’s 2017 City of Culture campaign. Thousands of…

Volubilis-roman-ruins-morocco

Majestic mosaics, mighty aqueducts and ruined temples under the relentless African sun… Josh Ferry Woodard reports from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Volubilis in Morocco. Many Roman emperors wanted to “penetrate the Atlas” but Volubilis was as far as they got. This dramatic ancient Roman ruin site set on…