Travelling to Central Asia: Exploring the ‘Stans’

Apr 17 2019
Post by Justin | Travel, Travel Tips | Leave a comment

Central Asia—sometimes referred to as the ‘Stans’—consists of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. Bordered by Russia in the north, China to the east, and Iran and Afghanistan down south, these five countries possess unparalleled natural beauty, unique culture and rich history. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the region draws the types of […]

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4 Unique Destinations for World Art Day

Apr 9 2019
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American poet and art aficionado, Thomas Merton said “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time!” This is also true for travel. How many times have you learned more about yourself by getting lost in a totally new locale and culture? Art and travel (and food of course) go hand […]

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Top 5 Yoga Retreats Around the World

Apr 3 2019
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Wellness travel—it’s something we’ve all heard about before, but what is it, and why is it so popular? With World Health Day coming up, and the “wellness” industry taking the world by storm, travelling solely for your own mental, physical and spiritual health is becoming more important. Not only does combining wellness and travel kill […]

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How Travellers Can Avoid Making Food Faux Pas

Mar 26 2019
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Some would argue that food is the quintessence of culture, so a great starting point for any curious traveller wanting to learn about a given culture would be to explore its cuisine. Many cultures take their food very seriously—good food is something to be proud of, preserved in tradition, and even be ceremonious about. The […]

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Travel Notice: How the ETIAS Will Affect Canadians Travelling to Europe

Mar 14 2019
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By 2021, the European Union (EU) will have a new electronic authorization system affecting travellers from typically visa-exempt countries like Canada and the US: the European Travel Information and Authorization System, or ETIAS for short. From January 1st, 2021 onwards, potential travellers to a number of Shengen Area European countries must apply for ETIAS travel authorization. This applies to short term visits, up to 90 days, whether […]

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