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Hiking Mont Blanc – Highlights, Hotels and Camping

Article content provided by preferred travel partner, Exodus Travels The circuit of Mont Blanc is one of the finest hiking routes in the European Alps. The circuit is a series of paths linking the seven valleys that surround the highest mountain in Western Europe, Mont Blanc, which stands at 4,800 metres above sea level. Your … Continue reading Hiking Mont Blanc – Highlights, Hotels and Camping

Epic 2019 Experiences Without the Epic Price Tag

For a short time only, this is your chance to lock in an epic adventure, without the price tag, epic experiences tend to come with! You can now save up to 35%, across over 10, 000 tour departures all around the world, for travel dates from now, all through 2019. The catch? Book before November … Continue reading Epic 2019 Experiences Without the Epic Price Tag

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 … Continue reading Volunteering in Thailand Pt. 5

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

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

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

Trekking the Trail

Even though it’s just one among a multitude of paths across the Andes, the fabulous treasure of Machu Picchu at the end of its 43km path makes the Inca Trail the world’s most famous trek. If you are reasonably fit and can dedicate at least four days to the experience, arriving on foot along the … Continue reading Trekking the Trail