Five Summer Urban Paradises

Five Summer Urban Paradises

Summer in the city can be at once both fantastic and frustrating. Without a ton of places to cool down, it could leave you lusting after far away places, but we’ve found some urban paradises that offer that respite you’re looking for. Seek them out, and you just might keep...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnam

A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnam

I thought I knew Vietnam. I grew up watching movies like Good Morning Vietnam and Platoon, and episodes of China Beach on TV. My parents took me to see Miss Saigon at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre. Even though I was born several years after the fall of Saigon, 1980s...

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Top Tips for a Trip to Vietnam

Top Tips for a Trip to Vietnam

No doubt about it, Southeast Asia is one of the top choices for travellers. Beautiful scenery, friendly people, and cheap food and accommodations make it a popular destination not just with backpackers, but with anyone who wants an affordable trip to paradise. As one of the less traditional stops on...

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5 Tips for Staying Safe in La Boca, Buenos Aires

5 Tips for Staying Safe in La Boca, Buenos Aires

Argentina is a predominantly safe country to travel in, but that’s not to say there aren’t certain spots where you should take extra caution. La Boca in Buenos Aires is just such a place. This unique neighbourhood is one of the most iconic parts of the Argentine capital, filled with...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

5 Reasons Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

Solo travel offers a sense of freedom and empowerment that many people find to be completely unbeatable. While solo travel for extended periods of time may not be for everyone, of course, it’s still one of those things we think you have to try at least once, and here are our...

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How To Be A Savvy Street Food Eater

How To Be A Savvy Street Food Eater

On the road and want to find the best street noms, but are worried you might mess it up? Here are some things to keep in mind when eating on the street, wherever you are! 1. A lineup is a good thing Sure, it sucks to wait in line, but...

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Where To Chow Down On Street Food

Where To Chow Down On Street Food

Street food is the best. It’s cheap, authentic, and local. Sure, you have to be a bit careful you don’t end up with a mad case of Delhi belly (actually, you should be a lot careful about that one…), but seriously, street eats tick so, so many travel boxes. Budget-friendly?...

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5 Easy Peasy Budget Travel Tips

5 Easy Peasy Budget Travel Tips

Travelling doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, it probably shouldn’t. But on the flip side, being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on experience. You’ve probably worked hard to save for your trip, so you still want to enjoy it and feel like you’re actually...

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9 Signs You’re a Budget Traveller

9 Signs You’re a Budget Traveller

If your travel plans revolve about strict budgeting, counting those pennies, and finding the coolest bargain spots in your destination, it sounds like you’re a classic budget traveller. Just in case you’re not sure, here are 9 signs that you’re a die-hard thrifty globetrotter! How many of these describe you? 1....

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Advice from a Local: Is it Safe to Travel to Cairo?

Advice from a Local: Is it Safe to Travel to Cairo?

As people who keep up to date with travel, we’re sure that you’ve heard all kinds of things about Egypt over the last few years. Sometimes when things seem a bit turbulent in a certain destination, it’s very difficult to figure out if it’s all true, or all hype. Cairo...

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