Travelling provides us nourishment to feed the mind, body and soul. For the soul specifically, voluntourism allows travellers to experience the world and make a difference at the same time. From helping children in South Africa, to rebuilding Fiji communities brick by brick, or even helping sea turtles thrive in Costa Rica, volunteering abroad promises to be an experience you'll never forget.
Travelcuts is a trusted Canadian travel company. At one time located on university campuses, today travelcuts is an online-exclusive brand, but continues to focus on searching out and delivering the best deals on everything from flights and hotels to all-inclusive vacations and tours. Travelcuts is owned by Merit Travel Group, a privately held, owner managed company established in 1991 by its current shareholders, Michael Merrithew and Louise de Grandpré.
Whether you're joining an organized trip or setting out with nothing but a backpack and a guidebook, your first solo trip can be daunting. Yet, you'll soon find it's one of the most rewarding ways to travel. If you're teetering on the edge of going solo, or already planning where to visit, we have ten suggestions to kick-start your wanderlust.
09/26/2016 11:29 EDT
Whether you're a seasoned globetrotter, or earning your wings as a first time flyer, chances are you want to make the most of your travels. There's always a chance, however, that you'll have to layover somewhere (and you're going to hate it). So, as travelers attempt to fly further for cheaper, the chance they'll experience diverted routes, layovers and delays becomes more likely. Here's how to best spend your time during an inevitable lengthy layover.
09/20/2016 07:30 EDT
Just because you're planning a big trip, doesn't mean it has to leave a big hole in your wallet. Although summer tends to be an ideal travel time for most people, especially given the lengthy school break, slightly tweaking travel dates can end up saving you big in the long run.
09/13/2016 08:01 EDT
With the summer winding down, we've already begun making plans to get us through the never ending Canadian winter. If you're an equally obsessed wanderluster and film buff, seek inspiration for your next getaway from one of your favourite 2016 box office hits!
09/07/2016 05:51 EDT
Though summer (and patio season) is soon coming to an end, there's no reason to exchange a cold brew for eggnog just yet. From full-bodied ales to refreshing lagers, craft beer has evolved from a fad to its own market. Whether you're in North America or across the pond, you're bound to find variations of a "cold one." Cheers!
08/25/2016 07:00 EDT
Canadians are among the world's best when it comes to trivia. We invented Trivial Pursuit, which rewards players for their ability to answer general knowledge and pop culture questions. However, despite selling almost 90 million games in 26 countries, it's a safe bet not many trivia players would know some of the world's best way-off-the-beaten path destinations.
08/18/2016 08:05 EDT
Although asking yourself what to pack, how much money to bring and what sites to see are important questions, asking yourself "what can I do to ensure I don't look like a tourist?" may be what takes your trip from "OK" to the trip of a lifetime.
08/15/2016 01:31 EDT
Dubai has become synonymous with extravagance, indulgence and luxury. Over the last few years, this adult playground, has been drawing in visitors by the hoards. In fact, it is now the fourth most visited city in the world -- after London, Bangkok and Paris.
08/09/2016 09:59 EDT
The world is your oyster, albeit a big oyster, but it's yours to discover. Thinking about making your next trip one to remember? The world has an abundance of natural beauty and so many amazing off-th...
07/29/2016 01:19 EDT
Thinking about touching down in London town this summer? With vivacious festivals, tons of outdoor attractions and the city playing host to Europe's biggest street party, there has never been a better time to venture to the capital city.
07/20/2016 08:01 EDT
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