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The true stories behind San Francisco’s icons

The true stories behind San Francisco’s icons

You’ve seen them in every ad, top 10 list, or article about San Francisco. They’re front and centre in any movie that features the city. They’re so iconic that the mere mention of them screams San Francisco. But you probably don’t know some of the facts and stories behind the...
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How to be an ethical coffee drinker

How to be an ethical coffee drinker

It used to seem obvious that tea was the most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. But with coffee shops popping up all over the place and the twitteratti debating the merits of flat whites and cold brews, you might be forgiven for thinking that coffee has overtaken...
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There’s an art to craft beer in Costa Rica

There’s an art to craft beer in Costa Rica

We meet up with Eric Gomez and Hector Castillo just outside the Teatro Nacional in San Jose City. After all, Costa Rica’s national art theatre, which opened 1897, is a fine place to kick off our tour of the city’s more modern works of art: craft beers. San Jose has...
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Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...
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Traveller stories: Brianna in Costa Rica

Traveller stories: Brianna in Costa Rica

Each traveller has such an individual style of travel. We asked @briannaglenn from Milk + Honey Travels, to share her travel style with us, and picked her brain for some tips about one of her favourite trips, to Costa Rica. With a career as a professional athlete (track and field...
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There’s a tear in my mojito: On second chances in Havana

There’s a tear in my mojito: On second chances in Havana

I’ve been to Cuba several times. Four, to be precise. And like most Canadians, I initially didn’t go in search of culture; I went seeking cheap rum and good times when the February blahs had taken hold of my sanity. I landed in resort zones like Varadero and Cayo Guillermo...
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How ethical is your chocolate bar?

How ethical is your chocolate bar?

There’s bad news, chocolate fans: industry experts are predicting that the world’s supply of cocoa could run out as soon as 2020, spelling disaster for chocolate-lovers and for six million farmers around the world (not to mention their families and their communities), who rely on growing and selling cocoa to...
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Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Home Cooked Delhi: Connecting locals and travellers with food

Last year, we launched our Home Cooked Program, in which travellers can meet with a local family in their home and enjoy a meal with them. We started with Delhi and Istanbul, and grew into other cities around the globe: Bucharest, Merida, Krakow, San Jose, Lima, Cairo, and more! As...
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Everything you need to know about coffee

Everything you need to know about coffee

Think you know your beans from your brews? Can you name the country that drinks the most coffee? How about the legend behind where it all started? Check out our handy coffee infographic below, then impress your barista when you say you’re stopping by for a fika. Sources: chartsbin, ico.org,...
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It’s Beer O’Clock… Everywhere!

It’s Beer O’Clock… Everywhere!

It’s no secret that one of our favourite things to talk about is beer. From our beer Pinterest board to our regular beer features on the blog to our many beer tours, it’s safe to say we’re a little obsessed! Recently, we asked some of our local guides to tell...
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