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Travel: What are the reasons and benefits?

Why do we travel? What are the benefits of travelling? So, you’re thinking of travelling? Is this your first time? Is it your 20th time? Where do you want to go? Why do you want to travel? Here are ten great reasons travellers have been journeying around the world for centuries, and why you should … Continue reading Travel: What are the reasons and benefits?

International Women’s Day – “I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman.”

Written by Courtney Bowen at travelcuts “I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman…” Forty-seven years ago, these lyrics were released in a song “I Am Woman”, by Australian-American artist Helen Reddy. The song was featured a year later in the 1972 film, Stand Up and Be Counted and later became a number one … Continue reading International Women’s Day – “I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman.”

Top Travel Destinations for 2018!

Written by Jason Merrithew The world is a huge place and you might not be able to tick off all the destinations you want in a year. To help you choose where to go in 2018, here are Merit Travel’s top 5 destinations you can’t miss!   Uganda The country features many national parks for … Continue reading Top Travel Destinations for 2018!

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 … Continue reading Ultimate Travel Photos Vol. 1

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. … Continue reading 5 Tips For Getting The Perfect Shot On Your Phone

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

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 … Continue reading What’s Happening Around The World In 2017?

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 … Continue reading 7 Places to Head to Before the Winter Season Hits