Designing a Home? You might want to look at this.

With a new home comes a new phase. You get a welcomed change of things and the opportunity for new beginnings. If you are designing your own home, it’s not just the cherry on the cake. It’s another cake by…

Helpful Tips Before Moving to Tampa

This mid-sized city called TAMPA is the economic center of western Florida. There’s a mix of blue and white-collar careers in the city making this destination enticing for those searching for new residence or the migrants.  A lot of people…

Texas Road Trip: Top 5 Cities to Visit in the Lone Star State

Introduction Texas is also known as “The Lone Star State” as it is the largest state by size in the continental United States, but only the second-largest (after Alaska) of all the U.S. states. It also has the second-largest population,…

This travel company wants to pay you $9,000 to explore Europe this summer

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  Summer vacation is right around the corner, which means that feet start to get itchy as students are released from the shackles of academia and everyone else starts to think about taking time off from their jobs…

This peaceful ecolodge tucked into a remote Vietnamese mountainside is the definition of paradise

All photos from Topas Ecolodge Tucked peacefully away into the remote, mountainous region of Sapa, Vietnam, sits a stunning, extraordinary oasis. Surrounded by mountains and otherworldly scenery, the area offers some of the most spectacular views in the world. The…

Travelling Differently: Muay Thai Holidays

The idea of travelling over ten thousand kilometres to get punched and kicked in thirty degrees plus heat might sound like pure madness to some, but that’s exactly where I found myself last year as I sat in the departures…

What hiking to Abbot Pass Hut taught me about perseverance

BY BROOKLYN PINHEIRO We were about half way up the scramble of the gully when hail started to bounce off our helmets. We stayed close to the side of a towering bolder while people added layers and adjusted their buffs.…

I spent the day working at a Toronto marijuana dispensary and this is what happened

BY: REEGS. M By stereotypical terms you would never expect that I am a marijuana fanatic just by looking at me; some might even say that I have “the girl next door” look. But you should never judge a book by…

How train hopping has evolved into the ultimate pastime for vagabonds and thrill seekers

 BY: NADIA ZAIDI I’m admittedly somewhat of a recluse. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the company of others, and people inspire me to continue pursuing journalism. But maybe I enjoy my lofty retreat a bit too much. You know…

The Layman’s guide to backpacking in India

BY: NADIA ZAIDI Who says that backpacking is only reserved for Europe? If you’re someone who wants to explore “third world” culture and experience its lifestyle unfiltered and unrestricted, try backpacking in India. The best way to really learn about…

Backpacking Canada: What non-Canadians need to know before they go (EDITED)

Oh, Canada! A sparsely-populated country of scenic views, multi-cultural cities, friendly residents, maple syrup, and of course, poutine. While it seems that everyone has their own ideas of what it means to be Canadian, one thing everyone can agree upon is that…

Welcome to Valhalla: The eco-friendly movement devoted entirely to freedom culture

BY: ERIK HUSTON  Far away from the mischief and mania of parallel/reality TV, soap opera politics and the old cliche of runaway consumerism, there is a new world emerging of literal lavender and horticulture seeping its way across borders. In…

Cat lovers rejoice, there’s a feline city in Malaysia (photos)

BY BROOKLYN PINHEIRO Long before internet culture claimed cats as its official mascot there was born a town dedicated to the little hair balls. In Kuching, Malaysia there are cats everywhere, in front of court houses, in the center of…

This British woman went from being a hitchhiking nomad to fighting on the frontlines in Syria

BY: NADIA ZAIDI  Kimberly Taylor is the first British woman to join the fight against ISIS in Syria. She has joined the Women’s Protection Units, which is the all-female affiliate army of the People’s Protection Units of Kurdistan. She’s one…

When and how you should include your travels on your resume

How you choose to represent your travels on your resume is akin to a work of art. After all, you want to sound professional and showcase the skills you’ve learned while living a transient, out-of-the-box kind of lifestyle. You want your…

11 Hiking hygiene tips to take with you on your next trail adventure

Keeping up with hiking hygiene seems to take more effort than usual. But keeping your body healthy and strong is of the utmost importance when preparing for a day’s trek. So how do you do this, exactly? Here are some…

Hiking Safety: Ten tips to help keep you safe on the trail

So you’ve decided to go hiking and experience the beautiful sights, sounds, and smells of nature. But have you thought about hiking safety and what you should do to keep yourself in tip-top shape on the trail? Easy hiking safety tips…

Easy ways to be a more ethical tourist

The travel and tourism industry is one of the world’s largest. In fact, according to a Statista travel and tourism industry report, the industry contributed over 7.6 trillion dollars US to the global economy in 2016. And the industry is…

Backpacking: 10 common hiking mistakes made by beginners

Whether you are new to the trail or have conquered thousands of miles, hiking mistakes are bound to be made. Some mistakes made are easy to learn from and are fun to look back on and laugh at, while others can…

Watch the epic footage of the first-ever wing suit skydive during the solar eclipse

All (safely protected) eyes were on the sky Monday, Aug 21, as the world watched a magical solar eclipse unfold. Some people watched live streams from their work desks, while others participated in elaborate eclipse parties, complete with their own…