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San Miguel de Allende

Mexico is a well-travelled and much-love destination for world-aware travelers. Above and beyond its gob-smacking food and its inexpensive cost of entry, it also shines because of its lovely inhabitants and all of the rich history that bathes the country. Like most places, it has its own issues to deal with, but that should…

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Want to be a Rocky Mountaineer?

No, this doesn't involve growing a beard and chopping down trees (although you might have time for that, anyway.) But that doesn't mean that you won't feel part of the Canadian experience. And, even better, you get travel from east to west in one of the world's most revered rail adventures. This is…

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NowhereVille, Canada

Canada is a big place:  its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering over 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. At 243,000 km along the shores of 52,455 islands, Canada boasts of the longest…

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100,000 crosses

Some simply believe, no matter the odds. If you’re a religious ephemera afficianado, then the Hill of Crosses is a place that you should seek. Located in northern Lithuania, not far from the city of Siauliai, the hill is the resting place of over 100,000 crosses, crucifixes, statues and carvings places on the site by…

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Airstream dreams

Once again, we write about camping. If you haven't tried it, what are you waiting for? We would imagine that many don't like the idea of sleeping on wet grass, or fighting off the horde of mosquitos that camping implies, but there are ways around that by upgrading to 21st century technology that's been around…

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Wine & bike tour in Constantia

What could possibly go wrong? We would imagine that most of our readers have - at least once - dreamt of a wine holiday. Most of the world's vineyards feature rolling hills, expansive vistas, good roads and - of course - wine stops. Of course, this is not a good idea in a car, but…

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for…

...sunscreen! And ice cream! In most parts of the world (as of now) we're saying hello to Mr. Blue Skies. And it's way overdue. Even with residual Covid masks still being recommended, we can almost feel back to normal . . almost. But, when you choose a nice sunny place to spend…

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FantAsia

For many, this article will be a refresher. But, if you've not been to Thailand (or even if you have) there is always something new to explore. With astonishingly great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture, majestic mountains and great beaches, Thailand is a magnet for travellers around the world, and quite rightly…

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Travel Preparedness for International Trips

By Patricia Filipovic, Senior writer So, you're going on an international vacation! You've figured out your budget and picked a place that should fall within said budget. Planned the itinerary and set a date. What else needs doing? What can you do beforehand to prepare? My travel mantra: Prepare for the unexpected. But mitigate wherever…

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