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The Real Camino de la Muerte

The Real Camino de la Muerte

BY Leigh Taveroff

When even the locals are panicking, it’s hard to avoid a full on freak out.

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Five travel scams I always avoid, and the one that got me

Five travel scams I always avoid, and the one that got me

BY Johanna Read

A big part of travelling is keeping your eyes open and your wits about you. But even the smartest travellers get caught sometimes.

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Finding Love in a Land of Fire and Ice

BY Eleanor Isdale, illustration by Alice Clair
Finding Love in a Land of Fire and Ice

You never know who you’ll meet when you walk into your hostel’s dorm room.

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Don’t go chasing passport stamps

BY Matt Flemming
Don’t go chasing passport stamps

How many countries have you been to? One traveller shares his fraught pursuit of a higher country count.

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Where in the World

BY TERN Staff
Where in the World

Can you identify this place? You could win a $50 gift card at MEC!

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That Moment: Delhi Deception

BY Ross Doyle
That Moment: Delhi Deception

Ross Doyle faces a critical moment when confronted by scammers during his first day in Delhi.

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Finding love in a hostel: three backpacking fairy tales
BY Gael

Raise your 🙋 if you’ve ever had a fling on a trip. Yes, that’s what we thought. It’s not the reason why we travel, but it’s always there at the back of our minds. Who can resist falling for a beautiful Swede on a summer night on a beach in Portugal? There’s a certain je […]

Tinder on the road? Here’s why I swipe right
BY Samuel Langlois

The castle, the museum and the temple on day one. A walk around the picturesque streets on day two. A few outdoor activities on day three. Now you feel you’ve really “done” the city, right? Well, my dear fast-paced (and single) traveller, I have some news for you. Apps like Tinder, Grindr and Brenda can […]

Backcountry skiing : off-piste and into the pow
BY Eleanor Isdale

Have you ever been backcountry skiing or splitboarding?  Lugging yourself and all your gear up a mountain on your back and travelling for what seems like forever to distant peaks takes a real adventurer and passion for powder.  But wait, let’s just check that we’re all on the same page as to what ‘backcountry skiing’ […]

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