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Offbeat travels

32 articles

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 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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5 winter escape ideas waiting for you at hostels in Canada

We’ve got special deals all over the place to help you save money.

February 21, 2020
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Getting lost in Ecuador’s Valley of Longevity

As the clock ticked down on New Year’s Eve, getting lost help me figure out how to slow down.

December 19, 2019
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FOMO vs. YOLO: The highs and lows of full-time travel

Even living the dream has its downsides

October 29, 2019
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Q&A: Travelling Canada with Nomad Junkies

The nomadic bloggers tell us all about their road trip across the country.

July 22, 2019
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How I nearly lost my toes hiking El Camino

If thousands of travellers could do it, why couldn’t I?

July 19, 2019
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A local’s guide to Calgary

There’s more to Calgary than the Stampede

July 16, 2019
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A local’s guide to Ottawa

Beyond the parliament and Byward market.

June 23, 2019
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​A local’s guide to Jasper National Park​

These are the best things to do in Jasper.

May 14, 2019
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What to do in New Orleans

There’s supersize fun in the Big Easy.

April 26, 2019
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A local's guide to Montreal

Avoid the tourists and discover where locals actually hang out.

March 25, 2019
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A lesson on overcoming language barriers

You never know when you’ll benefit from the kindness of strangers.

March 23, 2019
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The best countries in Africa for backpacking

Here are four of the best African countries to visit.

March 20, 2019
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Cannabis in Canada: What you need to know when travelling

Welcome to new Amsterdam.

January 26, 2019
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10 free (or almost free) festive events in Toronto

Get in the holiday spirit without spending a dime.

December 17, 2018
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Hoi An, tailor-made paradise

Hoi An is the place to go in Southeast Asia to get the outfit of your dreams made to measure.

November 25, 2018
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19 things to do for free in Vancouver

One of Canada’s most expensive cities has a TON of free stuff to do.

July 17, 2018
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5 things to do by moonlight in Mont Tremblant

Get out and enjoy evenings under the moon in Quebec’s favourite mountain town.

March 06, 2018
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A global guide to public displays of affection

We don't all canoodle the same way.

February 05, 2018
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The snow-lover’s guide to doing winter right in Canmore

There’s a lot to love about Banff’s lesser-known next-door neighbour.

January 25, 2018
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8 things to do by moonlight in Jasper

You don’t want to miss the long winter nights up here.

January 22, 2018
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Go beyond the gates: 10 free or almost free must-dos in Quebec City

There's no doubt that Old Québec is stunning, but there's so much more to the capital than what's inside the gates.

December 19, 2017
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Canada: The epic vacation option you hadn't considered

Cheap, easy and… super close? Your big, beautiful backyard awaits!

November 20, 2017
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The Best Grilled Cheeses in Montreal

Whether you’re a grilled cheese purist or prefer a more experimental approach, Montreal’s got the gooey good

September 12, 2017
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24 hours in Osaka

Here’s a guide that is sure to keep your day and your belly full. 

August 11, 2017
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Go veggie: 10 must-try vegetarian restaurants across the country

You don’t need to be vegetarian or vegan to enjoy an amazing meatless meal. Here are 10 spots that will definitely hit the right spot. 

July 20, 2017
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Shimokitazawa (or hipster) Tokyo

Here are some discoveries made during a day wandering the winding streets of this trendy and charming 'hood in the heart Tokyo.

June 08, 2017
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5 Canadian beach hostels you should visit this summer

Summer is the perfect season to plan a trip across the country, so we’d like to add a few spots to your bucket list and challenge you to go before the snow begins to fall again.

June 02, 2017
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The Australian Slang Guide

Australian slang you'll probably hear while travelling or if you take a trip to the Land Down Under.

March 29, 2017
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Whistler on a budget - yes really!

It's possible to visit Whistler without breaking your piggy bank.

January 06, 2016
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