10 Distinct German Traditions
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Eating Poutine in Montreal

Eating Poutine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

If you were to sit down and try to come up with the ultimate junk food that is the most unhealthy dish on the planet, you’d be hard pressed to top Poutine. This Canadian dish, originating from Quebec, consists of fries smothered in cheese curds and topped with a generous heap of gravy. It looks […]

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Tips for getting through airport security quicker this summer


Today’s post comes to you by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority. With the summer travel season quickly approaching, they wanted to share a few tips to help get travellers through security with ease. Summer is the busiest air travel time in Canada. Whether you’re packing for a family vacation, visiting relatives or exploring new corners of […]

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The Top 9 Myths About West Africa


Today’s article comes from Francis Tapon who is on a 4 year quest to explore Africa. Having already spent 1 year travelling around West Africa, Francis has decided to take on a new project to showcase “The Unseen Africa”. His goal is to delve deeper into the continent and showcase Africa for more than the wars and […]

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35 Things to do in Prague

35 Things to do in Prague, Czech Republic

With one week in Prague, we hit the ground running trying to see and experience as much as we could in the Golden City.  There were times when I was wandering down mazes of cobbles that I had to pinch myself.  Is this city even real or is it a dream? We had high expectations […]

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25 Things to do in Berlin

25 Things to do in Berlin

Arriving in Berlin, Germany from Bangkok, Thailand was admittedly a shock to the system.  Going from the steamy and chaotic urban jungle of Bangkok to the relatively spread out, orderly and laid back artsy city of Berlin was a welcome change.  Basing ourselves in a rental apartment for 2.5 weeks just a stone throw away […]

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Mauerpark Flea Market

Mauerpark Berlin

Having just settled into our apartment in Berlin little did I know one of the most hip flea market events took place just a stone throw away from our living quarters. The flea market in Mauerpark, (known locally as Flohmarkt am Mauerpark) is a hipster hangout hot spot every Sunday afternoon. Initially, I thought a ‘flea […]

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Sailing Whitsunday Islands

Sailing the Whitsunday Islands of the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia.

“Are you afraid of a coke machine?” our affable guide asked as he began a discussion about the threat of shark attacks. Barefoot with his dreads dangling in the wind, he continued, “More people die or get injured from vending machines than they do from shark attacks.” It was at this particular moment, I realized […]

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One Day in Freiburg Germany


After our one day whirlwind tour of Europa-Park we boarded another train for a short distance journey to the city of Freiburg im Breisgau. Known as the ‘Jewel of the Black Forest’ this laid back small University city situated nearby Swiss and France borders was perfect to explore on foot. We started our walk in […]

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VIDEO: Wat Arun

Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand

One of the most famous landmarks in all of Bangkok, Wat Arun, is surprisingly deceiving. Known as the ‘Temple of Dawn’ Wat Arun is on many Thai postcards being peddled to tourists. Located along the Chao Phraya river, Wat Arun is especially ‘deceiving’ for two main reasons. 1) From a distance the temple appears to […]

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Photo Essay: Europa-Park

Europa-Park in Germany

When I was growing up once every year a small carnival featuring rides, snacks, games and entertainment would setup shop for several days in the main square of our small village.  The amount of excitement and anticipation I felt as a child was something that I can still remember clearly to this day.  Begging my […]

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