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

Sea Turtle Conservation: Volunteering with GVI

Written by TravelCuts When I got the chance to volunteer with GVI International, I jumped at the opportunity. I saw the program for Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica and thought that if I was going to offer a week of my time I wanted to do it somewhere different and unique, with wildlife that … Continue reading Sea Turtle Conservation: Volunteering with GVI

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

Magical Memories in Montreal

In honor of its 375th anniversary, Montréal electrifies in the most amazing ways. Montréal is especially intriguing this summer. “Poetic” and “surreal” are the words being used to describe the displays at “Montréal AVUDO,” a summer-long show in the Old Port of Montréal. Catch one of 100 free multimedia performances that merge brilliant light shows, … Continue reading Magical Memories in Montreal

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 … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 1