Thailand – spotlight on Bangkok

It’s no wonder 25 million people make their way to Thailand each year. Thailand is cheap, friendly and incredibly diverse as a destination for tourists. Full of adventure activities and sports, cultural experiences and an abundance of natural attractions in a balmy tropical holidaying climate, Thailand has more on offer than can be experienced in … Continue reading Thailand – spotlight on Bangkok

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!

The Powder Highway: P2

The Powder Highway – Part 1 & 2: Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and what is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. In Part 1 we mentioned Revelstoke, Kicking Horse and Panorama, … Continue reading The Powder Highway: P2

The Powder Highway: P1

The Powder Highway – Part 1 & 2: Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and what is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. The loop is renowned for great mountains and an abundance … Continue reading The Powder Highway: P1

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

Dream in Green: Vancouver

Take the notion of “getting closer to nature” to heart with the truly unique aspects of Vancouver’s green scene. Quickly becoming the favourite destination of the conservation-minded, British Columbia’s coastal gem has earned top-ranking carbon neutrality among urban centres, and pledged to become the world’s greenest city by 2020. Spend a few days filled with … Continue reading Dream in Green: Vancouver