One Size Fits All: 12 Reasons Quebec is Right for Any Kind of Traveller

One Size Fits All: 12 Reasons Quebec is Right for Any Kind of Traveller

Quebec is more than a province where everyone speaks French. At almost three times the size of France, it’s also Canada’s largest province and it’s as varied as it is vast. From world-class cities, filled with museums and galleries, to rural towns, scattered with small vineyards producing award-winning wine; from bustling streets to deserted beaches; from parks so vast you can wander alone for days to music festivals so big you’ll meet people from around…

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Hawaii lures Chinese with its Aloha spirit

Hawaii lures Chinese with its Aloha spirit

Hawaii Tourism Authority recently held a news conference in Beijing for the launch of 2017 Happy Healthy Hawaii initiative, to promote its Aloha spirit among Chinese visitors. Chinese tai chi master Ren Guangyi was present as the International Health and Wellness Tourism Ambassador. The authority filmed a video about his practice of tai chi in Hawaii. Visitors from all over the world can enjoy picturesque views of Hawaii and learn the ancient practice via the…

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Fear And Bathing In Istanbul

Fear And Bathing In Istanbul

Seeking a true cultural experience, Cameron immerses himself in some uniquely Turkish hospitality in Istanbul.   Face down on the cool, smooth marble slab, I lay hot, sweating and uncomfortable. The air’s humidity has formed into huge balls of condensation which plummet from the domed ceiling high above. When the drops don’t hammer directly onto my head and body, they bombard the slab all around, showering me with tiny staccato splashes. In a desperate attempt…

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Want to see all the aurora, here’s right

Want to see all the aurora, here’s right

Speaking of the aurora tour, most people first thought of the destination is probably northern Europe, in fact, want to follow the “God of fireworks” there are many choices. The northern lights are best seen between 66 and 69 degrees north latitude, such as Alaska and northern Canada, parts of Greenland and Northern russia. Compared to the United States, Canada, Iceland, Finland and other countries, one of the biggest advantages of Russian Aurora tour is…

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Experiencing Norway’s Winter Sports And Living To Tell About It (Barely)

Experiencing Norway’s Winter Sports And Living To Tell About It (Barely)

What do you get when you mix dog sledding, .22 rifles, and Norway’s most famous liquor? How about an unforgettable weekend experiencing the best of Norway’s winter sports. Emerging onto a 3,000-foot plateau in central Norway, the moment freezes. To the east, hundreds of miles of virgin tracks glide enticingly away through the countless conifers of Rondane National Park; to the west, the Scandinavian sun melts over the darkening domes of the Jotunheimen range, its…

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A Long Week’s Journey Into Paradise In The Philippines

A Long Week’s Journey Into Paradise In The Philippines

  The Philippines, the world’s second-largest archipelago next to Indonesia, is speckled with hundreds of islands boasting pristine beaches, cross-cultured cuisine, and friendly people wearing content smiles. The wide variety of islands encompass an illustrious array of different languages and topographies that make the Philippines a destination that travelers find themselves revisiting over and over again. Beaches with driftwood that ornament the sugar-like sand lightly sparkle from the sun. The water is a sapphire blue…

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Getting Tribal In Chiang Mai

Getting Tribal In Chiang Mai

Come trek into northern Thailand to visit the hill tribes that call this remote corner of the world home. But beware, after visiting, you may want to do the same too. The reflection of me in her metallic bonnet said it all. The red hue of ultraviolet contamination could be seen slowly contrasting into my pale skin. The mirror image projecting from the overlaying pieces of metal upon her head made my lanky body appear…

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A Pilgrimage To Poblet And Pinot Noir In Catalonia

A Pilgrimage To Poblet And Pinot Noir In Catalonia

Travel with Beebe as she explores the 12th century Catalan Cistercian monastery of Poblet and its wine fields in the heart of Catalonia. My friend Mia had joined me for ten days during my research into the sacred sites of Catalonia. We were currently fixed at a local café across the street from the Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet, located inland in the rippling countryside not far from the coastal city of Tarragona. Getting…

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No Boat Needed In Lefkada

No Boat Needed In Lefkada

An Insider’s Look At The Greek Island Of Lefkada If you’ve never fulfilled your travel ambition of visiting a Greek island due to your reluctance to take to the open seas, located off the west coast, the Ionian island of Lefkada may be just what you’re looking for. Although the island is a six-hour drive from Athens, it’s possible to take a 45 minute flight from Athens International Airport and then hire a car, something…

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Trekking Burma

Trekking Burma

Follow Christina on her 62-kilometer trek through the hills of central Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma. By Christina Koukkos The bus from Yangon (also known as Rangoon) crawled away in a swirl of dust and exhaust, leaving Marjan and me standing alone and delirious from lack of sleep on a dark street at 3 a.m. The bus had delivered us to Kalaw, a popular trekking base in Myanmar, three hours early. After just…

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