Montreal’s Best Winter Events for 2014

January 12, 2014

Forget what you’ve heard. Yes, Montreal winters are long and cold, and yes, its summer festival scene is one of the biggest tourist destinations in Canada, but Montreal winters offer plenty of (free!) opportunities for music, dancing and family fun. Not to mention less crowds and better hotel rates! Here are our picks for the [...]

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You’ve Gotta See India’s Kumbh to Believe It

December 19, 2013

The first sight of the Kumbh in Allahabad is more Spielberg than spiritual. The place looks like a post-apocalyptic zombie movie set, the eeriness of its façade amplified by a dark, starless night. It’s a tented city that stretches as far as I can see, twenty-seven miles of temporary dwellings lit by tall, big-globed nightlights [...]

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Why You Should Use a Credit Card Abroad

December 17, 2013

Using a credit card abroad can be fraught with financial peril, adding a significant cost to an already costly holiday. Yet if you know what you are doing this may be avoided and using your credit card abroad could actually save you money – here’s how: Inexpensive Considering the fact that many people have had [...]

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Is the Snap Year the New Gap Year?

December 3, 2013

Recent research indicates that less travellers are undertaking the rite of passage experience of the gap-year. 2012 graduate, Patrick Taylor, wrote about his decision to opt for a shorter travel break (known as a snap-year) before starting a graduate position with insurance company Endsleigh: “I was concerned that if I disappeared to another continent for [...]

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Rome’s Just a Quick Flight Away!

November 22, 2013

Rome is known as many things; “The Capital of the World,” “The Eternal City,” “The Threshold of the Apostles.” You wont have a problem finding a budget hotel in Rome. Rome is the third most often visited city in all of Europe. However, the days of Ancient Rome and Roman Gods have come and gone, but [...]

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Croatia is the Home to the World’s Freshest Oysters

November 13, 2013

Croatia is a fantastic summer holiday destination.  Not just the coast, famous for windsurfing and fantastic fresh oysters, but the capital city of Zagreb. GoNOMAD just published a feature about farmers in Croatia who harvest fresh oysters on their long coastline.  A holiday in a seaside paradise like Istria Croatia will bring out the foodie [...]

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