The Editor’s Travels

Welcome to my very own “Editor’s Column”, where I share adventures and anecdotes from my life and travels to cool cities around the world. This is also the space I use to update our readers on the latest stories from the rest of the Urban Travel Blogging team, as well as share news on competitions, promos and giveaways… so stay tuned!

The problem with travelling in autumn is that you never know what to pack. Optimists may feel that September will still offer plenty of sunbathing opportunities and cram their hand luggage with beach towels and garish swimming trunks, as I’m sure Stuart Wadsworth did when he set off for a…

It’s time for a quarterly update from the Editor, as it’s been a while since we last spoke in spring – and a lot has been happening! Last month we celebrated squeezing past the milestone of 10,000 visitors a month just 10 months after we launched, and our readers have…

Spring is often said to be the season for new relationships, and not wanting to fly in the face of Nature, Urban Travel Blog has been casting flirtatious glances at some important players in the travel industry. Spotted By Locals first came to our attention a few months ago, as…

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…

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 Out-of-date guidebooks (that weigh half a tonne), and fusty magazines filled with clichéd images of azure seas and golden…