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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

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

The Europe Bucket List: 10 Places You NEED to visit in 2017

Written by Gemma Music If you build only one European bucket list for 2017, THIS is it! Grab your passport – and a sense of adventure. We’ve compiled our all-inclusive, top-trending, essential, MUST-SEE countries in Europe for 2017. 1. Greece It wouldn’t be the ULTIMATE bucket list without this idyllic Mediterranean paradise smack bang at … Continue reading The Europe Bucket List: 10 Places You NEED to visit in 2017

5 Secret Spots in Bangkok

You might remember Dominic from the wildly popular Popsicle Sagas video, from FilmFest 2016. He’s back in 2017, showing us an inside view into his travels. Part 1: #ThailandTakeover starts now. If you are traveling to Thailand, it is most likely that you’ll end up landing in Bangkok. While this city can be overwhelming to some … Continue reading 5 Secret Spots in Bangkok

Highlights of the Philippines

The Philippines is full of natural beauty, including gorgeous beaches, hills, amazing waterfalls, old rice terraces and reefs full of marine life. It’s the perfect destination for travellers who’ve visited Thailand, Malaysia or Indonesia and want to explore more of Southeast Asia. We’ve gathered a great list for those who are eager to go. So … Continue reading Highlights of the Philippines

7 Places to Head to Before the Winter Season Hits

Winter officially starts on December 21st, but the Farmers’ Almanac is predicting an exceptionally harsh winter for the 2016-2017 winter season. February especially could be as frigid as 40 degrees below zero. Even as far south as Florida and the Gulf Coast will feel the chill. If you are planning on doing any traveling this … Continue reading 7 Places to Head to Before the Winter Season Hits

5 Things You Should Know About Costa Rica

1. Souvenirs Everyone knows, you go to Costa Rica, you come back with coffee. It’s THE souvenir to bring home, for your family, friends and maybe even a few packs for yourself. The coffee in this country is outstanding, and for good reason, it has the perfect blend of conditions to grow the best beans. … Continue reading 5 Things You Should Know About Costa Rica

5 Destinations to Dream About (during awkward family dinners)

It’s that time of year again! Family time can be great, but sometimes you need a mental break from the annual question session on just about everything in your life. So, this year, instead of getting overwhelmed when your parents ask (again) why you aren’t a doctor, you can zone out and pretend you’re in … Continue reading 5 Destinations to Dream About (during awkward family dinners)