4 Foot-Friendly Cities for Runners

4 Foot-Friendly Cities for Runners

Real travellers know the best way to see a city isn’t behind the window of a tour bus—it’s on foot. And when those feet are flying, whether it’s through the downtown core or into an urban park oasis, you can get in a workout along with your sightseeing. Whether you’re...

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Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

Best Cities for Showing Your Pride

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right. We’re talking going far beyond hanging a few rainbow flags in windows, and instead throwing the biggest, baddest parties to celebrate who you are—from sexual orientation to gender to race to age. Because while Pride started as a...

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Unexpected Wonders of the Pacific Coast of America

Unexpected Wonders of the Pacific Coast of America

The Pacific Coast really is something else, and I can see why Americans are very proud of this awesome part of the country. With so many national parks, you’re bound to bump into a squirrel or bear somewhere along the way and the cities, oh man the cities! San Francisco,...

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Photo of the Week: Graffiti Alley

Photo of the Week: Graffiti Alley

Our photo of the week comes from Urban Adventures’ fearless leader, Tony Carne. He’s travelled all the way from the Land Down Under to visit our Toronto office, so we made sure to show him the local highlights. Our local Toronto guide, Jason, took a sneaky detour from our When Pigs...

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Photo of the Week: Toronto’s Legendary Dome

Photo of the Week: Toronto’s Legendary Dome

Want to know how to spot a true Torontonian? Ask them where the Jays play. Celebrating its 25th birthday this week, the giant white domed stadium next to the CN Tower is technically called the Rogers Centre, after telecoms giant Rogers bought it and changed the name in 2005, but...

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Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part IV

Williamsburg v. Kreuzberg: Part IV

Well, we’ve reached the climax in our Battle of the ‘Bergs –  so far our GM Tony has reviewed food, street art, and beer with Kreuzberg taking an early lead – will this be the tie-maker or tie-breaker? In the ultimate hipster neighbourhood showdown (ahem, apologies to Fitzroy) between Williamsburg in Brooklyn and Kreuzberg in Berlin,...

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Photo of the Week: Sailing Obsession in Annapolis

Photo of the Week: Sailing Obsession in Annapolis

Annapolis is America’s Sailing Capital, and boy do they ever take sailing seriously there! Situated on Chesapeake Bay, it’s the perfect place to sail (or watch the boats).  Even their bank building looks like a sailboat!

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7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

We’ve all heard of Carnival, Coachella, and Oktoberfest, but the world is full of festivals, many of which we’ve never heard of. The good news is, the world is big enough for them all! Here are our picks for seven festivals around the world we bet you’ve never heard of....

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24 Hours In: NYC

24 Hours In: NYC

Trying to pack in the must-see sights of New York City in just 24 hours is a seriously difficult task – there’s just so much to do. However, if you plan your time strategically, you can pack in some of the necessities and get a good flavour of the city in...

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24 Hours In: Toronto

24 Hours In: Toronto

In Toronto but only have 24 hours? Well you’ve got your work cut out for you! Toronto is a fun, vibrant, energetic city with loads of neighbourhoods to explore and food to eat. Here are some great suggestions from our local experts here in Toronto. Breakfast (7am – 9am) In...

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