To travel is to live.
— Hans Christian Anderson

THIS TRANSLATION DEVICE COULD CHANGE EVERYTHING + SOME APPS YOU SHOULD KNOW

May 20.2016 — Like something out of a movie, the need to flip frantically through your pocket language guide the next time you are asking for directions in a foreign... more


THE THREE GRACES: NYMPHS, GODDESSES & SYMBOLS OF FEMININE BEAUTY

UPDATED — A familiar sight to students of art, and those who have visited any major museum, The Three Graces have been depicted in many different mediums since the ancient Greeks... more


IN THE NEWS: HAS A LOST NAZI TRAIN FULL OF TREASURE BEEN DISCOVERED?!

UPDATED — During World War II, Hitler was obsessed with tracking down and confiscating treasure in the form or art, relics, jewellery, gold, weapons, etc. He amassed massive... more


TAEKWON-HUH? YOUR GUIDE TO MARTIAL ARTS AROUND THE WORLD

April 22.2016 — Since martial arts movies hit the big screen in the 1960s, Karate, Judo, Taekwondo, and other martial arts have grown in... more


TRAVELING BY PLANE? HERE'S WHAT NOT TO DO

April 10.2016 — Do yourself (and the other passengers) a favor and avoid doing the following on your next flight... more


10 TIPS FOR WOMEN VISITING MOROCCO

April 3.2016 — A maze of winding alleyways, intricately carved wooden doors, brightly woven textiles, the smell of wood-burning stoves in the air, and the hauntingly... more


WEIRD, HAUNTED & DESERTED SPOTS TO ADD TO YOUR MUST-VISIT LIST

March 25.2016 — While I was Internet-ing the other day, I came across a fascinating blog called Destination Strange and I couldn't stop clicking through... more


LION CITY: THE CHINESE "ATLANTIS" PRESERVED UNDER WATER FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS!

March 22.2016 — About 130 feet under Qiandao Lake in China sits a perfectly preserved city that disappeared under the water in 1959 when the valley where it sat was... more


BE POLITE TO YOUR WAITER IN FRANCE OR YOU MIGHT BE CHARGED MORE!

March 19.2016 — Have you found coffee in France to be incredibly overpriced? Was your last meal outrageously expensive? It might be because of how you asked for it... more


WHAT IS THE IDES OF MARCH, AND WHY SHOULD I BEWARE OF IT?

March 15.2016 — Before we get to the "beware" part, lets start with the basics. The Ideas of March, or Idus Martiae in Latin, is the day... more


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CAMEL TREKKING IN THE SAHARA

March 5.2016 — We had been traveling for what felt like hours on a winding road cut into the Atlas Mountains. The stop at the ancient city of Ait Benhaddou had been incredible, but the heat... more


ARE YOU A SURFER? HEAD TO HAWAII IN 2016!

March 3.2016 — Not only is this an El Nino year, it’s a SUPER El Nino, and while this has had a warming effect across the globe (I’m not complaining!) this... more


WHY ARE CHINESE GANGS CALLED TRIADS?

February 27.2016 — If you read the news, or watch any sort of crime drama, you are sure to have heard the term 'triad' at some point. It refers to... more

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Words To Know In The Local Lingo (read)

Washing Your Clothes When Travelling (read)

Tourist Scams To Watch Out For (read)

How To Avoid Jet Lag (read)

Souvenir Shopping 101 (read)

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Interview With A Scuba Dive Instructor (read)

Q&A With A Traveller And Filmmaker (read)

Interview With David Suzuki (read)

Interview With An Artist (read)

Q&A With An English (ESL) Teacher (read)

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Don't Point Your Feet In Thailand! (read)

Getting Naked With The Locals (read)

Exploring a Site From The Da Vinci Code (read)

How Do I Travel So Much? Here's How... (read)

I Like The Travelling Part Of Travelling (read)

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7 Must-Visit Art Galleries (read)

What's The Difference Between A Reproduction & A Print? (read)

The Story Of The Elgin Marbles (read)

My Favourite Parisian Art Gallery (read)

Douglas Coupland: A Portrait Of Canadians (read)

Turn Right At Machu Picchu (read)

The Swerve (read)

You Are Here (read)

A House In The Sky (read)

Crossing The Heart of Africa (read)



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