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Viewing Polar Bears in Northern Canada

By Sam Treacy

One of the North’s most recognized species, the polar bear (Ursus maritimus being its Latin Name) has a notorious reputation as a bold and brainy predator, not to mention its massive size.   Read more

Canada Preservation

The future of elephant conservation in Kenya

By Derek Cullen

Kenya is a no-nonsense nation when it comes to conservation in recent times and in particular, with elephant conservation. I   Read more

Africa Volunteer Travel Preservation
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Six unique Jamaican experiences that are off the beaten path

By Richard Edwards

The island of Jamaica is a popular travel destination, in large part because of the abundant all-inclusive resorts on the island—a hospitality concept that Jamaica is credited with.    Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Off the Beaten Path History
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Is Nepal the ultimate cultural experience in Southeast Asia?

By Derek Cullen

Nepal is one of the few countries in the world which can feel unspoiled by the effects of tourism. Immense and majestic in every way, it is also here that you will find the infamous Mount Everest but make no mistake; this isolated pocket in the mountains is popular for … Read more   Read more

Asia Experiences

Local experiences in Vietnam and doing something different

By Derek Cullen

Many years have passed since the infamous war that divided Vietnam, but the scars are still evident: for the variety of food, busy cities, and rolling landscapes are a distinct contrast to dark times in Vietnam such as the Chu Chi tunnels or the War Remnant Museum in Ho Chi … Read more   Read more

Asia Off the Beaten Path
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St. Catharine’s, Ontario: Experiencing the Impact of Harriet Tubman

By Breana Johnson

As the small congregation of the Salem Chapel streams into the church dressed to the nines and illuminated with bright smiles for all passersby, our Caribbean little league team gathers around a bust of Harriet Tubman.   Read more

Canada Off the Beaten Path History

Goa: It’s Not All About The Hippies

By Ivanka Yurchenko

Today Goa is mostly popular due to Arambol, its world-known hippie enclave that’s becoming more and more touristic with each passing year.   Read more

India Experiences Food & Drink
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Seeing the Grand Canyon from different angles

By Jackie Jones

The Grand Canyon National Park is a location that just the name alone sends feelings of awe through any traveler.   Read more

United States Adventure
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Eco-tourism in Barbados

By R. Hoyal

Life in the modern world is often a high stress and fast paced wild ride and sometimes, we all just want to get away from it all and go to some tropical island and get there fast and take it slow. When that need takes hold of you, there is … Read more   Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Eco-tourism Sustainability
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8 Tips for the Solo Female Traveler in India

By Ivanka Yurchenko

Many people consider India an utterly unsafe place to travel alone, and while that may be true to some extent, there’s no denying the fact that this country is beautiful and each state has something amazing to offer in terms of sightseeing and cuisine.   Read more

India Insights Safety
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5 Breathtaking Spots to see in Ukraine

By Ivanka Yurchenko

Ukraine is a versatile country with a lot of different sceneries and places suitable for all kinds of vacations. Whether you are a backpacker or prefer luxurious hotels – there’s everything for everyone! Travel to the city of Lviv to get the best cup of coffee in Europe, climb the … Read more   Read more

Europe Experiences
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Shanghai – Where the Ancient Meets the New

By Jackie Jones

From historical significance, to popular culture, Shanghai is a Chinese city that intrigues millions.   Read more

Asia History The Arts
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Aruba: One Happy Island

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Located some nineteen miles north of Venezuela, the small island of Aruba surprises the imagination and tantalizes the senses of the most intrepid traveler.    Read more

Caribbean and Atlantic Luxury Travel Food & Drink
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On Freedom’s Trail in South Africa: A Personal Journey to Places Shaping the Rainbow Nation

By Ian Fitzpatrick

From the new Morgan Freeman film, Invictus, to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Games, South Africa has become a lead actor on the world’s stage.  What is most striking about this beautiful nation is that the South African natural landscape is as compelling as the journey through the places shaping … Read more   Read more

Africa Experiences History
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Washington, DC: Beyond the National Mall

By Tonya Fitzpatrick, Esq.

While most travelers exploring Washington, DC, the capital of the United States of America stick to the usual popular attractions and landmarks, the city harbors many other less known gems and treasures, extremely enticing or interesting for those who venture farther from the National Mall.   Read more

United States Off the Beaten Path History