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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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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 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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Highlights of the Philippines

The Philippines is full of natural beauty, including gorgeous beaches, hills, amazing waterfalls, old rice terraces and reefs full of marine life. It’s the perfect destination for travellers who’ve visited Thailand, Malaysia or Indonesia and want to explore more of Southeast Asia. We’ve gathered a great list for those who are eager to go. So [ … ]

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5 More Spooky Places (You Might Not Expect)

1) Halifax, Canada We have a soft spot for the maritime provinces, but Nova Scotia takes the cake when it comes to the creepy, spooky, and downright freaky. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has a large feature on the Titanic disaster, including items discovered from the wreck. The exhibit takes you through life aboard [ … ]

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8 Hours in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: unlike any place I’ve ever been to before and yet somehow totally familiar. Maybe it was the signs in English announcing products and places I had never heard of before. Maybe it was the boring, new architecture of office buildings set above the incredibly compact and busy streets below. Maybe it was the [ … ]

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