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Weekly Photo Challenge: One

One. That’s the topic for this week’s photo challenge thrown down by the wonderful folks at The Daily Post. The city of Stockholm, Sweden is surrounded by numerous islands of various sizes. When we took a ferry out to Vaxholm just this past summer, this was one of the islands that caught my eye. One house. One island.…

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First Impressions of Montréal..

.. and I absolutely love it. Montréal wasted no time in welcoming us with open arms following our arrival. Putting aside the fact that it’s freezing (and by freezing, I don’t mean the pitiful -1° C we’ve been getting back in Vancouver. No, today alone is -18° C without windchill – kind of a big deal for us…

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6 Reasons Why Students Should Travel.

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” – Saint Augustine of Hippo. For many students around the world, the idea of traveling is a far cry from reality. Even if one desired to travel, they are perhaps knee deep in student loans, working two jobs, writing a…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

Grand. That’s the topic for this week’s photo challenge thrown down by the wonderful folks at The Daily Post.  In my recent travels, I came across several landmarks that one would consider “grand”. Westminster Abbey in London, the Belfries in Bruges, and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, for example, are all magnificent on…

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Postcards from the Chronicles of Wanderlust! (II)

It’s that time again! We’re leaving on a jet plane and off to new adventures! Some of you might recall that just before we left for Europe this year, we had featured the photo above and offered to our readers a chance to receive a postcard from us. We had a wonderful response and managed…

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Ranking 5 of Europe’s Best Metro Systems.

Maze Hill, Troon, Grands Boulevards, Hufelandstraße, and Telefonplan. These terms probably mean absolutely nothing to you, but when we were in Europe, they meant home. Whether you consider yourself a traveler or a tourist, it is always important to familiarize yourself with a city’s metro. A better understanding of these systems would ultimately save you…