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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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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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 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 [ … ]

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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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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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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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7 Places to Head to Before the Winter Season Hits

Winter officially starts on December 21st, but the Farmers’ Almanac is predicting an exceptionally harsh winter for the 2016-2017 winter season. February especially could be as frigid as 40 degrees below zero. Even as far south as Florida and the Gulf Coast will feel the chill. If you are planning on doing any traveling this [ … ]

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