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National Geographic Journeys: Day of the Dead

Labour Day has come and gone, and it's time to start thinking about your next cultural adventure! The Day of the Dead is one of Mexico's most beloved festivals and G Adventures has teamed up with National Geographic to take you on an incredible…
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Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea at the Sanderson

Blue Caterpillars, caviar scotch eggs and applewood smoked croque-monsieur. Not exactly the traditional fare one expects to find on a table set for English high tea, but find it we did. High Tea is often thought of as a 'touristy'  London activity,…
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In Honour of Cecil the Lion: My Top 10 World Lion Day Photos

Every year the I pays homage to my favourite animal, the African Lion.  A fews year ago I had the distinct honour of  working/volunteering amongst the Dambwa Pride, a young pride of lions protected by the African Lion Environmental Research…
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5 Authentic Places to try Local Food in Dubai

Food in Dubai has an enormous variety. With a majority population of expats, the diversity is endless. You can find just about every kind of cuisine from around the world; Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Japanese, European, Continental,…
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A Scenic Paradise: The Ideal Scandinavian Itinerary

Norway, Sweden and Denmark – the three countries that make up Scandinavia give you NATURE at its very best! A tapestry of lakes, mountains, hills and endless forests, nature’s beauty is unfathomable here. Winter is merciless, transforming…
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7 Amazing Benefits of Attending TBEX

So what are the benefits of attending TBEX? You've probably already read my post on why I think all travel bloggers should attend TBEX, but now it's time to get down to the nitty gritty; What do you get out of it? So glad you asked! There are…
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7 Tips for Traveling Like a Local in Indonesia

I've always wanted to publish my best tips on how to travel like a local in Indonesia, and when a friend of mine shot me a text announcing he's jettisoning off to Bali in the fall (insert jealousy here), I decided there's no time like the present.…
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Made in BC: A Context Travel Review

After being out of town on three back-to-back holidays, yesterday I decided to play tourist in my hometown of Vancouver, and join the  Context Travel "Made in BC Culinary Stroll" of historic Granville Island. As much as I love a freshly stamped…
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Midwest Murder & Mayhem: A Wabasha Street Caves Experience

John Dillinger, Ma Barker, Alvin 'Creepy' Karpis, these are just a handful of the infamous names you'll hear on the Wabasha Street Caves tour in Saint Paul Minnesota. It's hard to believe that this seemingly sleepy town was once a hotbed for…
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8 Honest Travel Writing Tips

Every travel writing blog claims to have some sort of magic formula for writing amazing, super-engaging, viral-worthy posts. But doing a cut and paste job isn’t going to snag you 100K visits to your blog. The truth is, with an estimated 3 billion people accessing the internet everyday, and only a handful of those readers […]

Top 10 Best American Cities for a Weekend Getaway

America has some of the best cities in the world, hands down! And for most North Americans, vacation time is precious. We don’t always have the luxury of planning a long, elaborate holiday. So for those in between times when a weekend is all you have, there are plenty of fabulous city escapes that will leave […]

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Come Explore Extreme British Columbia

The slogan for my beloved British Columbia has long been “supernatural”. With its sweeping, mountainous landscapes, endless pristine lakes and rivers, an abundance of wildlife and forests so tall, you can’t help but feel insignificant, you get the feeling that mother nature may play favourites with us! As an adventure traveller, the most difficult decision you […]

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7 Must Have Travel Apps for the Holiday Season

There is no such thing as a perfect vacation, and with the holiday travel season just around the bend, there is no better time to arm yourself with an arsenal of great travel apps. Not only will an effective travel app keep you organized, they’re a great way to enhance your vacation, and ensure you […]

Top 10 Most Exclusive Private Islands

How many times have you daydreamed about lounging around in a hammock, listening to the sound of the wind rustle in the palm trees overhead, whilst watching the sunset with a tropical cocktail in hand from the verandah of your very own villa on your very own private island? Well if you weren’t daydreaming before, […]

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Top 10 Best Museums in the USA

Museums are a place of collective memory, a place where we allocate space and place reverence on objects that allow us to recollect about the past and understand how our lives and histories intersect with one another. They preserve our heritage, and allow the public to gain a greater understanding of the past so we […]