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Borderline Insanity

Borderline Insanity

BY Matthew C. Crawford

From the ominous to the dangerous and the surreal, border crossings can provide some of the world's most unusual travel experiences.

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Bienvenido a Cienfuegos!

Bienvenido a Cienfuegos!

BY Lindsay MacNevin

Lindsay MacNevin goes off the grid to find authenticity in a rapidly changing Cuba.

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A Global Guide to Public Displays of Affection

BY Johanna Read, Illustration by Alice Clair
A Global Guide to Public Displays of Affection

Before you move in for that make-out session in the park, check out TERN's guide to PDAs.

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Living the Dream as a Digital Nomad

BY Matt Flemming
Living the Dream as a Digital Nomad

More and more Canadians are packing their laptops into the backpacks and going abroad. The idea of earning money while travelling is certainly appealing but it can have its downsides, too.

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Where in the World

BY TERN Staff
Where in the World

Can you identify this place in the world?

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That Moment

BY Candice Walsh
That Moment

Candice Walsh learns gratitude while travelling alone on the Camino de Santiago.

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7 Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip
BY Gisela Sleizer

I live in Montreal (it’s okay, don’t be jealous, just come visit!) but my family lives in Toronto, so I travel there often. I used to gallantly take the train for each trip (using my HI Member discount, of course!), and spend those hours in transit working, studying or catching up with the latest cat […]

Finding love in a hostel: three backpacking fairy tales
BY Gisela Sleizer

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 […]

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Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.

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