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Running around the world

Running around the world

Travelling is a lot like running — always moving, always going one more step forward to see what’s around the next bend. And let’s face it, the world is best seen on two feet. Especially when those feet are moving as fast as they can. No matter whether you’re a...
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How I survived the Honest Ed’s sign sale

How I survived the Honest Ed’s sign sale

Attention, lovers of Canadiana and Torontonian curiosities, or Toronto visitors looking for the ultimate local souvenir! You have a chance to own a piece of Toronto history! Round 2 of Honest Ed’s sign sale is taking place on Saturday, April 11 at 8 am and, having been a proud survivor of Round...
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Around the world with Hemingway

Around the world with Hemingway

The inspiration for travel can come to us in many different ways — maybe from hearing friends’ travel tales, or stumbling across maps, or discovering movies set in faraway lands. For me, much of my travel inspiration comes through the books I read. Indeed, it works both ways: books can...
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Why we’re out of love with love locks

Why we’re out of love with love locks

At first glance, it seems like the ultimate symbol of romance: carve your names on a padlock, lock it to a bridge, and throw the key into the water, leaving you and your partner “locked” together for eternity. Except it’s not so romantic when the bridge collapses under the weight...
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6 comfort foods that’ll improve your winter travels

6 comfort foods that’ll improve your winter travels

Winter travel is not for the faint of heart. Unless you’re heading to a beach, your luggage gets heavier and your skin a little tougher — but hey, all for the adventure right? It’s worth beating the crowds, saving some money, and seeing a different perspective of a city under a...
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8 cities we’d rather be in right now

8 cities we’d rather be in right now

Don’t get us wrong, being home for the holidays can be awesome. We love the family, the food, the friends, the food… more of the food. But what we don’t love? The crowds at the mall, the stress of finding the “perfect” New Year’s Eve bash, the anxiety of trying to...
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Gift ideas that are guaranteed to get Instagrammed

Gift ideas that are guaranteed to get Instagrammed

The holiday spirit may be about giving rather than getting, but we admit, sometimes giving isn’t just about the act of sharing — it’s about getting shared. Social shares, we mean. We love finding just the right gift for someone, something that speaks to them, something that makes them cry,...
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Travel trivia: December

Travel trivia: December

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz —2014 throwback edition! The song “We Are One (Ole Ola)” was the anthem for a major 2014 sporting event in what country? Move over Toronto and Dubai. The new record for tallest...
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Photo of the week: Life on the Yarra River

Photo of the week: Life on the Yarra River

When it comes to exploring a city, we often talk about perspective. Whether you’re discovering a new city or re-appreciating your own, there are infinite ways to see the urban landscape. Familiar views take on new wonder when appreciated from a different angle. A city you’ve researched and seen represented...
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How we celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day

How we celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day

It was World Responsible Tourism Day this week (November 5th), and we celebrated in the Urban Adventures Toronto office with a full-on #localsknow party, co-hosted by our good friends at Intrepid Travel and Exodus. Featuring great guest speakers from local Ontario businesses Southbrook Vineyards (Canada’s first biodynamic winery) and The...
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