And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.
— Pico Iyer

Travel & Adventure

How to Survive a Bear Attack

Your chance of actually encountering a bear, even in the North American backcountry, is incredibly slim. But if you do, these tips may just help you survive. 

Art & Artists

Damian and Ron Moppett: The Artist Studio as Art Itself

For the first time Canadian artists Ron and Damian Moppett (father and son) are exhibiting selections from their vast collection of work together at the Art Gallery of Alberta.

Travel & Adventure

6 Things You Need to Pack For Your Next Trip

No matter where you are headed, or how long you are planning on travelling for, these items will make your next trip a lot more enjoyable!

Art & Artists

Why You Need to Visit The Gothenburg Museum of Art in Sweden

I recently paid a visit to The Gothenburg Museum of Art (aka Göteborgs Konstmuseum) in Sweden and was blown away by the incredible collection housed in the gallery.

History & Discovery

Update: Has a Lost Nazi Train Full of Treasure Been Discovered?

During World War II, Hitler amassed massive secret caches all over Nazi occupied territories, including a train loaded with gold that vanished into the mountains in Poland and has never been found! 

Travel & Adventure

What's The High Line and Why Should You Visit It? 

It's often Instagram-ed and on every "must see" list for New York City, but what is the High Line? And, is it really worth visiting?

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Best Female Travel Blogs to Follow in 2016

The Anthrotorian has been chosen as one of the Best Female Travel Blogs of 2016! I am so honoured to be a part of this incredible list.

People & Culture

10 Ways To Be Like a New Yorker On The Streets of NYC

Visiting New York? Here's how to be one with the locals while touring the city and seeing the sites! (It's easier than you might think.)

Travel & Adventure

Travel Agencies for Teddy Bears

Yup, you read the title of this post correctly. There are now travel agencies that will plan a vacation for your stuffed friends!


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