Tern hero Image
Travel Didn’t Change Me

Travel Didn’t Change Me

BY Heather Cleland

According to all those inspiring travel quotes, heading out on the adventure of a lifetime is supposed to be a life-altering experience. But what if you come home the exact same person you were when you left?

GET READING
My night with the Tarantulas: <br> (an Amazonian experience)

My night with the Tarantulas:
(an Amazonian experience)

BY Erin Thompson

Sometimes things don’t quite go as you had imagined they would. And sometimes things have eight hairy legs. Those things combined? *shudder* 

GET READING

8 surprises you’ll uncover on a trip to Saskatchewan https://t.co/I2kAcNhRox #saskatchewan #offthebeatenpath https://t.co/E4SDpdfNgx @hostelscanada

The best online flight search for daydreamers

BY Heather Cleland
The best online flight search for daydreamers

Who needs specific dates and destinations when you just wanna dream? This simple tool will help you figure out the best times to fly and the best places to fly to – and you’ve probably never heard of it.

GET READING

That Moment

BY Martin Grall
That Moment

Even after endless journeys, epic bus rides and near-missed boats, it’s sometimes the quietest moments that stick with you the longest.

GET READING

Where in the World?

BY TERN Staff
Where in the World?

Can you identify this place in the world?

GET READING

Q&A: Travel Writer Robin Esrock

BY TERN Staff
Q&A: Travel Writer Robin Esrock

Is snagging the travel writer dream job even actually a thing? It is for Robin Esrock. We asked him how he pulled it off and what it’s really like.

GET READING

Subscribe to TERN!

SIGN UP!
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 […]

CONTRIBUTE

We’re always on the lookout for new, fresh voices with stories that get at the heart of what travel really means. Got a story to share? Find out what we’re looking for and how to pitch.

GET WRITING

HI Members’ Kitchen

Exclusive deals, offers and news for HI members.

Enter
Quote

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

Babs Hoffman