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10 Tips to Survive a Music Festival

Two words: music festival.  What emotions do those words evoke? Extreme exhilaration? Do you smell those porter-potties? Dancing around your room dreaming of days in the woods, no showers, and festival friends old and new? It’s festival season people- here are a few tips to help you survive the delicious [...]

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9 Music Festivals to Hit This Summer

Music festivals and summer are like cold beer on a hot day. They’re just better together. Whether you’re a folk aficionado seeking an eco friendly weekend with like-minded fans or want to experience your favourite band on a different continent, there’s bound to be an event that suits your style. [...]

World’s Strangest Bars

World’s Strangest Bars

When on the road, drinking a beer or sipping a gin and tonic go hand-in-hand, not only for a night out on the town, but makes for an interesting tale and memory. But nothing says “Facebook” post more than an out-of-this-world type of bar or lounge. Whether you spin right [...]

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6 Reasons to Visit Canada’s Prince Edward Island

With a population of 140,204 and an area of 2,190 square miles, Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province—but it sure has a lot to offer. It’s relatively tiny size (smaller than the state of Delaware) means that you can get a lot of exploring done in a relatively short [...]

6 of the World’s Best Jazz Festivals

6 of the World’s Best Jazz Festivals

Some food for thought: more than 75 countries host a combined 500 jazz festivals every year.  From Cape Verde’s Kriol Jazz Fest to China’s Beijing Jazz Festival  to Cyprus’ Internation Kourion Festival to Colombia’s Pastojazz, you could spend a lifetime exploring the many different local jazz festivals scattered around the [...]

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Best Places to Admire Spring Cherry Blossoms

Springs flowers always bring springtime showers, but that is no excuse not to admire the local blooms and blossoms. Every March through May thousands of locals and travelers explore various destinations to admire, smell and photograph the cherry blossom tree. Sometimes referred to as “sakura,” Japanese for the cherry blossom, [...]

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7 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Canada’s Sunshine Coast

Vancouver, British Columbia is notorious for its gray, rainy days—but a short (and scenic) 40 minute ferry ride away, there exists a place with seemingly endless bright sunshine. The Sunshine Coast certainly lives up to its name: with mild winters, warm summers, and more sunny days a year than Hawaii, [...]

6 Illegal Activities You can do Outside the U.S.

6 Illegal Activities You can do Outside the U.S.

Before we get started, let me just say that this is not condoning illegal activities or for the most part, condoning activities that can get you seriously injured or thrown in jail. But, let’s be real–when traveling, why stick to the same old same old when you can live life [...]

Most Sacred Native American Sites

Most Sacred Native American Sites

Long before modern buildings and chíc cafés, Native Americans ruled the land, and found a deep connection with the earth and nature. These spiritual areas are now known as sacred sites, which still hold a special place in the Native American culture’s heart. So the next time you want to [...]

7 U.S. Cities to Celebrate St. Patty’s day

7 U.S. Cities to Celebrate St. Patty’s day

Oh Saint Patrick’s day…an Irish holiday filled with music, food, parades, festivities and all things green. You don’t have to travel to Ireland to celebrate, and America boasts some of the best parties around. Check out these 7 cities from around the U.S. to get down and get green for [...]