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Offbeat travels

36 articles

7 ways to befriend locals in a ski town

The only thing better than hitting the powdery slopes is doing it with friends.
November 09, 2022
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8 ways to get the very best of shoulder season travel

Ah, the sweet spot between summer and winter... here’s how to make the most of it.

September 07, 2022
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How a solo trip to Vancouver sparked confidence to explore on my own

Travelling alone in Canada prompts the kind of self discovery and independence that lends nicely to future adventures.
August 24, 2022
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I turned 30 in the Amazon and put society's expectations on hold

There are scarier things than turning 30, like the Amazon jungle for example.
June 13, 2022
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How to turn your Rockies road trip into a real Canadian safari

Get in, we're going wildlife spotting!

April 03, 2022
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Canadian Olympic legacies you can still experience in Vancouver, Whistler and Calgary

Stand where great things have happened, right here in Canada's host cities.

February 08, 2022
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Let’s all start thinking of travel as a form of self-care 

Getting away for a bit feeds the soul and it just might be the mental health break you need.

February 07, 2022
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11 weird winter activities you should think about trying this year

There's a whole lot more to winter fun than skiing and hockey.

January 10, 2022
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Our 20 most popular travel memes from 2021

If ever a year needed some laughs, this was it.

January 10, 2022
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20 optimistic and hopeful places you should visit (eventually)

After a year like this, focus on these mood-boosting places to visit around the world.

December 22, 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 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 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 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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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 or cheap in Vancouver

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

July 17, 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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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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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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