Tom Smith
Tom Smith

Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Tom has picked up passport stamps everywhere from Albania to Uruguay and plenty of places in between. In June 2018, he quit his job, sold all his junk, and bought a one-way ticket to Europe to embark on a working holiday.

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10 movies and shows that’ll make you want to go explore Canada

Need some inspiration for a staycation? Start here.

July 27, 2020
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12 travel things we'll never complain about again

We’ve officially reached the bargaining phase of the pandemic.

July 14, 2020
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10 places in Canada that’ll make you feel like you’re in another country

International travel is tough to do right now, but who needs it with these homegrown gems

June 26, 2020
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9 socially distant things you can still do when you travel this summer

Think summer travels will be boring this year? Nope, nope, nope.

June 25, 2020
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Around the world in 30 meals: exotic dishes that take you to a place

Let your taste buds be your passport to the world.

May 21, 2020
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9 ways to visit the Canadian Rockies virtually right now

They look almost as good on a screen as they do in person. Almost.

May 13, 2020
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How to feel like you’re travelling even when you’re not

A travel-minded to-do list that takes your mind off not travelling.

April 27, 2020
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15 travel reads that will take you away right now

Don’t worry, Eat, Pray, Love didn’t make the cut.

April 23, 2020
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20 places you gotta visit in 2020

Not sure where to go next? We got you covered.

December 18, 2019
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13 fights you’ll inevitably have with your travel companion

Nothing can tear you two apart, right? But have you ever been hangry in a foreign country?

October 15, 2019
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17 moral dilemmas every backpacker faces

Top bunk vs. bottom bunk and other existential quandaries.

September 16, 2019
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The most eco-friendly destinations to visit

Travel guilt-free to these 10 environmentally friendly destinations.

April 23, 2019
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The world’s 14 most romantic destinations

A Valentine’s Day getaway awaits.

February 08, 2019
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The 10 best places to travel in 2019

There’s no better time to travel to these 10 trending destinations.

January 07, 2019
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The 10 best European cities for Christmas markets

Mulled wine and nutcrackers are just the beginning.

December 16, 2018
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10 tips for Canadians applying for a working holiday in Australia

The age limit on visas has been raised to 35, so there’s no better time to spend a year down under.

November 16, 2018
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10 ways to travel more sustainably

Environmentally friendly travel is possible.

October 19, 2018
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15 unique properties you won't believe are hostels

Koalas, steam baths and jumbo jets are just the start.

September 26, 2018
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14 conversations you always hear in every hostel

Nope, ‘What’s your name?’ isn’t one of them.

July 20, 2018
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