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Top 8 Things to do in China

Written by Cristina Sa and Courtney Bowen at travelcuts Gong Xi Fa Cai, Gong Hay Fat Choy, or Happy Lunar New Year! February 16, 2018 marks the celebration of Chinese New Year and The Year of The Dog! China’s biggest holiday, Chinese New Year is a 23-day day celebration filled with tradition, fun and delicious food. … Continue reading Top 8 Things to do in China

MariCAR Go Karting in Japan

Written by Courtney Bowen at Travelcuts A visitor to Japan may often experience an interesting mix of traditional, modern, futuristic and fantasy! This spectrum is delivered to locals and visitors alike through quirky vending machines, cozy cat cafes, sumo wrestling, samurai themes, sushi and teppanyaki, high speed trains, anime, Mount Fuji and now a new … Continue reading MariCAR Go Karting in Japan

Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 5

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Continued from Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 4 When I first booked my volunteer trip with GVI, I had a rough idea of what life would be like in rural Thailand. The program field guide prepares you for the squat toilets and basic accommodations; it recommends a … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 5

Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 4

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Continued from Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 3 My second week in Huay Pakoot began with an early Monday morning hike. After only one week on project, we were deep into our daily routine and were raring to go by 7:30am. This morning, my group was going … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 4

Top 10 Cities to Visit in France by Train This Year

Written by Rachel at RailEurope So you know you want to go to France, and you’re probably going to fly into Paris… but then where do you go from there? Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for the best of French museums, landscapes, restaurants, or historical sights, this list of our … Continue reading Top 10 Cities to Visit in France by Train This Year

Riding the Rails Through Europe

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts “I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it.” – Paul Theroux One of my favourite sounds in the world is the chime you hear over the PA system in a train station. I have a vivid memory from almost … Continue reading Riding the Rails Through Europe

Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 3

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Continued from Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 2 If the first half of week one had a focus on elephants, then the second half definitely highlighted the community of Huay Pakoot. We had a busy long-weekend ahead of us, filled with weddings and a sports tournament in … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 3

Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 2

Written by Ashley Macnie, Student Product Manager at travelcuts Continued from Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 1 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 boost from … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 2