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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

Our Favourite Film Destinations

Film festivals come and go, but the extraordinary locations captured in these movies are available for you to see, any time of year. Who knows— your adventure could be the setting of the next big award winner. Wild (2014) Location: Pacific Crest Trail (California/Oregon/Washington) When Cheryl Strayed was just 26, she took on the Pacific … Continue reading Our Favourite Film Destinations

Stay in a treehouse…

Treehouses are magical structures; perched high in the trees, difficult to access and immersed in nature. They can bring back childhood memories and can provide a much needed escape from the stresses of everyday life. We have compiled this list of five treehouses for rent from around the world. Whether you escape in your daydreams … Continue reading Stay in a treehouse…

Saying ‘Goodbye’: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 6

After nine days on the road with my G Adventures group, it was time for our final day and final destination: Prague. Although I’d been looking forward to our time in Italy, I was most excited to see Prague because I’d heard so many good things about it from friends. I wasn’t disappointed. Unlike Italy, … Continue reading Saying ‘Goodbye’: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 6

Music, Cafes and Museums in Vienna: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 5

From Venice my G Adventures tour group said goodbye to Italy and headed for Vienna. And for this leg of the journey, getting there really was half the fun: We took an overnight train out of Venice, arriving in Vienna early the next day. I’ve taken plenty of trains around Europe, but never an overnight … Continue reading Music, Cafes and Museums in Vienna: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 5

Roaming Venice: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 4

The halfway point of a 10-day tour is bittersweet. You’ve been gone long enough to be in full holiday mode and you’ve gotten to know your tour companions well enough that you’re hanging out like old friends, but the end of the tour is in sight, and that’s a little sad. Well don’t be sad. … Continue reading Roaming Venice: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 4

Exploring Cinque Terre: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 3

Some places in Europe look like they must have been built post-Disney. Like some Imagineer drew up crazy plans for a magical castle or enchanted village that couldn’t possibly exist without help from the special effects and set building departments. Cinque Terre feels like that kind of place. After spending a few days in cities, … Continue reading Exploring Cinque Terre: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 3

Touring Tuscany: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 2

After a few days on my own in Rome I joined up with my G Adventures group. There were 15 of us: one young married couple, one set of friends traveling together, two single guys and nine single ladies. (Guys, you should really be doing more tours to meet women.) Our tour guide, Zsofia, was … Continue reading Touring Tuscany: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 2

Rome, If You Want To: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 1

Time for another amazing experience with G Adventures! If you’ve read about my trip to Peru then you know I’m a big fan of the people at G. They’re passionate about sustainable travel, their tour leaders (called CEOs) are energetic and knowledgeable, and they know how to put together a packed itinerary. So although I … Continue reading Rome, If You Want To: Rome to Prague Adventure Part 1