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Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 2

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Continued from Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 1 March 21-23: The mountains surrounding Huay Pakoot offer a different hiking experience every time you set out to see the elephants. Our first hike was through a forested, hilly area that at times required a walking stick or a [ … ]

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Dream in Green: Vancouver

Take the notion of “getting closer to nature” to heart with the truly unique aspects of Vancouver’s green scene. Quickly becoming the favourite destination of the conservation-minded, British Columbia’s coastal gem has earned top-ranking carbon neutrality among urban centres, and pledged to become the world’s greenest city by 2020. Spend a few days filled with [ … ]

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Magical Memories in Montreal

In honor of its 375th anniversary, Montréal electrifies in the most amazing ways. Montréal is especially intriguing this summer. “Poetic” and “surreal” are the words being used to describe the displays at “Montréal AVUDO,” a summer-long show in the Old Port of Montréal. Catch one of 100 free multimedia performances that merge brilliant light shows, [ … ]

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Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 1

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Asia was unmapped territory for me. I love to travel, but I always seem to end up in Europe or the Caribbean. This all changed when I was given the opportunity to volunteer with Global Vision International (GVI). I had the option to choose what program [ … ]

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Ultimate Travel Photos Vol. 1

If you’ve got the wanderlust feeling but can’t figure out where it’s taking you, we’ve got your back. From our very own vault… these Ultimate Travel Photos come from the people who make up who we are as a company, Canada-wide! We’re travel enthusiasts; who better to help you plan your trip than the very [ … ]

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5 Tips For Getting The Perfect Shot On Your Phone

1) PICK SOMETHING TO FOCUS ON The brilliant scenes your eye sees are not necessarily what your camera will capture. Without realising it, our human eyes choose elements to focus on and compensate for lighting imperfections, creating the beautiful views you see in person. The camera on your phone does not function the same way. [ … ]

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The Europe Bucket List: 10 Places You NEED to visit in 2017

Written by Gemma Music If you build only one European bucket list for 2017, THIS is it! Grab your passport – and a sense of adventure. We’ve compiled our all-inclusive, top-trending, essential, MUST-SEE countries in Europe for 2017. 1. Greece It wouldn’t be the ULTIMATE bucket list without this idyllic Mediterranean paradise smack bang at [ … ]

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5 Secret Spots in Bangkok

You might remember Dominic from the wildly popular Popsicle Sagas video, from FilmFest 2016. He’s back in 2017, showing us an inside view into his travels. Part 1: #ThailandTakeover starts now. If you are traveling to Thailand, it is most likely that you’ll end up landing in Bangkok. While this city can be overwhelming to some [ … ]

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What’s Happening Around The World In 2017?

What’s your go-to must-do when you’re on vacation? Do you make it your goal to find the most exclusive bar? How about bringing back a quirky souvenir for everyone on your friends list? Are you all about spending the first day abroad walking around your new city? Whatever your must-do, we’ve got another one to [ … ]

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