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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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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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San Sebastián / Donostia

I recently had the opportunity to visit one of the real confluences of culture, environment and fun all in one beautiful place. Spain is a place I had previously only been familiar with because of food and because of the misfortune to be hit particularly hard by the economic crisis. There was pig’s meat, red [ … ]

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2016’s Travel Bucket List

With so many countries to visit, narrowing down your list can be a chore. That’s why we’re here to help you figure out your 2016 Travel Bucket List! Europe Where you’re going to go: Belgium/Netherlands/Germany/Austria/Italy/Switzerland/France How you’re going to get there: Contiki’s European Magic Trip Where else would you get to experience 7 countries in [ … ]

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A Trip Around the World: Preparing

So, you’ve decided you want to (literally) see the world. From the penguins of Antarctica to the Inca ruins of Peru and the foodie treats of Europe, there’s no part of this great planet that you’re willing to miss. Awesome! It’s going to take effort and dedication (and a lot of saving), but if you [ … ]

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Sweet Treats Around the World

What do you associate with Thanksgiving? For some of us, it’s the train ride home. Others, the relatives we rarely get to see. In our opinion, one of the BIG universals is pumpkin pie. What would a Thanksgiving dinner be without that wonderful, kind of weird mix of fruit (we Googled – pumpkin IS a [ … ]

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Re-route: Move over Cabot Trail; Enter Chowder & Good Cheer Trails

The Cabot Trail and Peggy’s Cove may be the highlights driving your interest to Nova Scotia, but don’t let those be your only points of interest. The food and drink scene in this beautiful Canadian province is an exciting adventure and one you shouldn’t miss out on. Here are two alternate trails for your driving [ … ]

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