Category Archives: North America

Destinations to North America

How do you see the world?

It’s no secret that we love travel. We’re pretty much obsessed with it. But the one thing we love even more than travelling ourselves…is seeing all the AMAZING adventures we’ve helped you take! And we wanted to find some way to showcase all those amazing stories and adventures, to inspire even more people to see … Continue reading How do you see the world?

Our Favourite Travel Movies

Obviously, the best way to soothe your wanderlust is by taking a trip somewhere new. But sometimes, you just can’t wait until your next trip – what to do then? Well, if you’ve already read all our blog posts and browsed through all our Instagram photos, and you still feel that travel bug itching…try watching … Continue reading Our Favourite Travel Movies

The top 4 reasons YOU need your ISIC (and one bonus for non-students!)

1) Amazing travel deals One of the best ways to see the world is with a small group trip, like those offered by Contiki or G Adventures. We also know that, between tuition, rent, food, and other day-to-day expenses, it can be hard to save for one of these great trips. That’s why we offer … Continue reading The top 4 reasons YOU need your ISIC (and one bonus for non-students!)

Long term travel / short term moves

Even though January technically marks the start of the year, many of us will always see September as the beginning of the year. Maybe you’re moving to take an international job, moving for a semester or two abroad, or taking on a backpacking adventure. Whatever the case, these tips will help you out for your … Continue reading Long term travel / short term moves

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

5 Summer Festivals for 2015

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and it’s almost impossible to go anywhere on a weekend without running into some kind of festival. Must be summer! Here’s our top 5 festivals around the world for summer 2015. Photo: Copenhagen Cooking / Rasmus Flindt Pedersen 1. Copenhagen Cooking Didn’t think of Copenhagen as a … Continue reading 5 Summer Festivals for 2015

Kicking, Spinning, Screaming, Stampeding: The World in Sport

Whether your idea of a perfect vacation is tiptoeing through palatial galleries, strolling across cobbled stone streets, or indulging in what can only be described as ambrosia, everyone should feel the roar of the crowd at an international sporting event. World Rugby Sevens Series (year-round) Featuring jovial atmospheres and high-energy crowds, the World Rugby Sevens … Continue reading Kicking, Spinning, Screaming, Stampeding: The World in Sport

North America’s Best Natural Swimming Holes

Looking for a way to cool off this summer? Check out our list of some of the best swimming holes in North America – these refresh better than a manmade swimming pool ever could! Thunder Brook Falls – Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland The natural falls are a perfect place to get refreshed on a summer day. … Continue reading North America’s Best Natural Swimming Holes

Believe it or not… it’s Canada!

Let’s be real: when we think about the next amazing trip we’re going to take, the words “stay in Canada” don’t exactly spring to mind. But, you would be surprised at how many great destinations you can visit without even needing a passport! Photo: Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography 1) Banff, Alberta … Continue reading Believe it or not… it’s Canada!

5 Spooky Places Around the World

Signal Hill, NL (Canada) Signal Hill is a national historic site in Canada, celebrating the point of reception for the first transatlantic wireless communication. But did you know it’s said to be haunted? Ghosts are often spotted wandering around the St. John’s landmark, from soldiers to prisoners and everyone in between. One of the better-known … Continue reading 5 Spooky Places Around the World