Travel

Toronto

The CN Towner Rocket 58 seconds to the lookout level of the CN Tower for a 360 degree view of the city from above the skyscrapers, then make your way to the Glass Floor located on the SkyTerrace and test your nerve! With a view 342 m (1,122 ft) straight down, even those...
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Scandinavia

Iceland goes out of its way to build its roads around rocks where elves might live; one tradition involves throwing Skyr yoghurt at a building, and a former mayor of Reykjavik also used to professionally check rocks for elf residents. The many Icelandic sagas include men who could turn into...
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Hoi An to Hue Bike Crew

If I had to use one word to describe myself, other than painfully organised, it would have to be cautious! And yes the exclamation point is necessary! Ok that one went a bit far. Anyway, what I’m trying to say is that I’m a person who likes to evaluate risk;...
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Out of Colombia

Colombia still has a notorious reputation across the world, spawned by its booming cocaine business that fed the USA for a number of years and is only just starting to be overturned. With an uneven balance of power between private landowners and the government, there was a feeling of tentative...
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Autumn Adventures

Bright evenings have turned dreary and dark, fallen leaves are now a golden brown and the day is light yet crisp; autumn is finally here. This is the perfect season for weekends away and fun activities to brighten our moods as we welcome the colder days. Ditch your phone and...
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Off-Grid Camping

When was the last time you went off-grid? Like back to basics, no phone, no 3G, no home comforts off-grid? My guess is that it’s been a while. But today the idea of escaping it all, if only for a while, is a nostalgic notion which we all secretly long...
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Belgium

The recent troubles in Belgium, terrorists squatting there like an insidious mould that just won’t shift, may discourage many people from visiting. It’s a crying shame that these groups see everyday life and beautiful places, and can only think of doing something ugly to them. Of course we try not...
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Medellín

I’m on my second week in Colombia, and the bright, bustling and hot city of Medellín. I wasn’t sure what to make of this country at first, it’s so alien and confusing in its architecture, design and casual atmosphere. But now I’ve got to know it better, I think that...
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