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6 Things to Know about Jordan River, Vancouver Island’s Hidden Surfing Gem

6 Things to Know about Jordan River, Vancouver Island’s Hidden Surfing Gem

Bring a wet suit. Sure, Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, might not be known for its balmy waters, but it boasts a surf scene that can easily hold its own. While Tofino, located on the west coast of the Island, is a household name in the surfing world, the [...]

6 Expert Tips for Fighting Jet Lag

6 Expert Tips for Fighting Jet Lag

Jet lag can take a toll on even the most seasoned air travelers. Thankfully, some of them have developed effective strategies for fighting (or at least mitigating) the nausea, body aches, and other crummy symptoms that often accompany long flights through multiple time zones. Get a good night’s sleep before [...]

5 Tips to Survive Thanksgiving Travel

5 Tips to Survive Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving is coming up and you know what that means: crazy traveling, crazier relatives, Black Friday, delicious food binges, and good times with family and friends. Now, you just need to survive it all. Here are 5 tips to master the Thanksgiving holidays stress-free. Be the Early Bird Start planning [...]

6 Warm Destinations to Beat Winter Blues

6 Warm Destinations to Beat Winter Blues

Fall is in full swing and though we love those rustic autumn colors and cooler temperatures, it’s only going to get colder with winter knocking at the door. Those chilly months can get long and dreary, but there are plenty of quick getaways to quench your thirst for some hot [...]

The 10 Commandments of Staying at a Hostel

The 10 Commandments of Staying at a Hostel

Hostels are a fantastic venue for meeting fellow tourists and planning joint adventures in foreign locales ― and thankfully, you can find one just about anywhere you travel. In addition to the rules and regulations posted at each hostel establishment, here are a few unwritten laws to follow if you [...]

Whistler’s New Campaign, Behind the Lens: A Q&A With Photographer Mike Helfrich

Whistler’s New Campaign, Behind the Lens: A Q&A With Photographer Mike Helfrich

Aside from being one of the top ski resorts in the world, Whistler is known for its cutting edge marketing campaigns. Take the Whistler Sabbatical Project campaign of 2011/2012: the contest awarded its lucky winner with the trip of a lifetime to Whistler, chock-full of unique experiences like heli-skiing, action [...]

6 Tips for Writing for In-Flight Magazines

6 Tips for Writing for In-Flight Magazines

In-flight magazines are one of the most underrated publication sectors in the industry. While most people cast them as inane, repetitive drivel, some in-flights do great work and surprise passengers who give them a chance. If you’re looking for a new place to focus your budding writing career, in-flights might [...]

4 Reasons to Vacation Without Your Partner

4 Reasons to Vacation Without Your Partner

Having a boyfriend/girlfriend who shares your passion for the outdoors solves the perpetual problem of finding a climbing/skiing/paddle partner. Not many people like vacationing on their own, especially if they’re in a relationship. But when you spend all your time with the same person, you miss out on a lot [...]

6 Excursions You Should Take When Vacationing on the Mayan Riviera

6 Excursions You Should Take When Vacationing on the Mayan Riviera

Sure, that all-inclusive resort is mighty relaxing but there is more to the Yucatan Peninsula than swim-up bars, poolside service and unlimited buffets. Believe it or not, there are a whole slew of activities going on right outside those walls. Here are a few not to miss. Chichen Itza Built [...]

The Top 6 Treks in Peru Beyond the Inca Trail

The Top 6 Treks in Peru Beyond the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is undoubtably on many traveler and trekkers life list trips, if not at the top. But Peru, which is roughly twice the size of Texas, has enough awe-inspiring trips to fill it’s own bucket list from the deepest canyons in the world, to towering [...]