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The ‘Gunya

The ‘Gunya

BY Lena Desmond

Where do you look when you lose yourself? Thanks to one little mosquito in Nicaragua, Lena Desmond was forced to figure that out.

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A Traveller’s Dilemma

A Traveller’s Dilemma

BY Riley Soleway

One traveller grapples with the disparity between the in-your-face hedonism and stark poverty of Southeast Asia.

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That Moment

BY Lindsay Groves
That Moment

Sometimes wherever you are is exactly where you’re supposed to be.

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What’s up with sun-blocking clothing?

BY Heather Kang
What’s up with sun-blocking clothing?

Sunscreen is one thing but now you can buy clothes that claim to protect you from the sun’s damaging rays. How is that even? What? We find out.

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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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Q+A: Amazing Race Canada’s Simi Fagbongbe

BY Deborah Vogt
Q+A: Amazing Race Canada’s Simi Fagbongbe

What’s it like being a contestant on The Amazing Race Canada? We asked season three contestant Simi Fagbongbe for the inside scoop.

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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.

Babs Hoffman