Top 10 Poutine Spots in Canada

What is the Best Poutine in Canada? Poutine, a French Canadian food, with artery clogging properties has exploded into Canada’s food scene. Those unfamiliar with this greasy cuisine may look upon it with disdain, questioning how anyone could want to stuff such a calorie and fat enriched meal into just a few bites. Yet, any
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Making Your Way Through New Zealand

Getting Around New Zealand While New Zealand my look like two tiny islands on a world map, it’s a relatively large country with tons of ground to cover. In order to hit all the hot spots in a limited time its important to figure out your transportation options. There are so many ways to traverse
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El Nido’s Untouched Beaches

The Beauty of El Nido and the Bacuit Islands Alex Garland’s novel “The Beach” and its film adaption, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, put Thailand on the map for any South East Asian travel adventure but it is the mystery of the country’s untouched beaches that lured travellers to its shores. Supposedly the movie was filmed off
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Top 10 Cheap Destinations

Top 10 Cheap Destinations While most individuals shy away from taking off to some exotic country fearing it will liquidate their bank account, this assumption couldn’t be farther from the truth. Some countries, in fact, are even cheaper to travel in than living your day to day life in the comfort of your hometown –
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8 of the Best Treks, Trails and Climbs

Backpacking is a great way to experience new cultures and take in the splendour of new scenery, if you are up for an adventure check out the best treks, trails and climbs brought to you by our friends are travelbyu. With so many beautiful treks to choose from…

The World’s Best Airlines

Top 10 Airlines As a backpacker you are always looking for the cheapest, most efficient way to get from point A to point B. However, not all airlines are the same. Sometimes its worth the extra splurge to have the flying experience offered by these top 10 airlines; and while the experience may not justify
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Getting Wild in Borneo

Borneo’s Wildlife The word mere Borneo conjures up images of dark, menacing jungles and wild rivers flowing through low lying forests as depicted by Joseph Conrad in the Heart of Darkness; however, it is Borneo’s wildlife in the Sabah state that makes the country truly unique: from orangutans swinging in the trees to proboscis monkeys protruding
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The World’s Grossest Delicacies

What are the World’s Grossest Delicacies? Every culture is proud of their traditional dishes: Peru has ceviche; Spain has paella and Thailand has pad thai. While these delicacies may make your mouth water just thinking about them, other countries prepare such unusual delicacies that they could make you lose their lunch. While I am a
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Why I Chose to Avoid Bolivia’s Death Road

Biking Down the Death Road The North Yungas Road, also known as El Camino de la Muerte (Spanish for ”Road of Death”), is a 69 kilometre road from La Paz to Coroico, 56 km northeast of La Paz in the Yungas region of Bolivia. This road is known for its extremely dangerous driving conditions due to the many lives it has claimed.
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