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HI is a community of enlightened travellers. Curious, connected and conscious, we're all about sharing our adventures with each other. Here is a collection of stories, for all of the wanderers out there seeking to escape reality or plan their next trip.

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4 Options to Work, Travel and Explore Western Canada!

Leaving home for a few months is stressful enough. Here are some tips to make your arrival in Canada nice and smooth. 

April 10, 2017
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A beginner's guide to hostelling : what to pack and what to do

Firsts are full of both kinds of surprises, good ones and less good ones. To help you experience fewer of these last ones, I whipped up the below pieces of wisdom.

April 06, 2017
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Five Incredible Berlin Neighborhoods

The German capital has a fascinating story and a unique vibe. Its streets are cut and crisscrossed by the Spree River so unlike most European towns, there is no clear city center.

April 04, 2017
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How to understand Australian Slang

Here are some examples of Australian slang you will probably hear on your travels around the world and more importantly, if you ever decide to visit the Land Down Under!

March 29, 2017
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Banff on a Budget

You've all heard about it. If not, you've got to visit Banff and LIVE THE DREAM.

March 28, 2017
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Great Canadian Road Trip Tips

Nothing but the wide-open road and an entire country to explore! We’re getting into road trip season in Canada and this country has some of the most incredible, beautiful, amazing road trip routes you can find anywhere on the planet.

March 28, 2017
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Finding Love in a Land of Fire and Ice

This was it. I was in Iceland. This trip would make me the most carefree and happy I have ever been.

March 28, 2017
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The Best Coffee(s) in Canada

Even if some Europeans insist on saying that there is no good coffee in Canada, there are actually many places to visit to get your fill of caffeine… good and tasty caffeine!

March 27, 2017
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One Pint To Another: A Journey Of Beer Across Canada

It’s impossible to describe the taste of beer from microbreweries that bring the art of beer to new heights. You must go to meet these exceptional brewers, discover products that make traveling and the places and people that have inspired all their names fun and creative. Cheers!

March 27, 2017
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Travel and Gender: thoughts from a non-heterosexual and non-cisgender traveller

"That gender is as pertinent in the world as it is infuriates me, but that doesn’t mean it can be ignored" 

March 22, 2017
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Getting Ready for the Roadtrip of a Lifetime in Gaspésie

There are some legendary road trips to take, like crossing Canada from Halifax to Vancouver, or taking Route 66 to California. Then there are those road trips that turn out to be ‘the best’, surpassing your expectations. And one of those, my road-tripping friends, is at the end of Highway 132 – the Gaspé Peninsula.

March 20, 2017
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7 Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

Planning a road trip this summer? These are the podcasts you will want to download in advance and listen to while you drive.

March 13, 2017
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