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My favourite books are those that create a real sense of place. Perhaps it’s the geographer in me, but the ability of a story to capture my imagination with its narrative as well as its portrait of a place (or places) is what turns me into a one-woman marketing machine...Read more
Movies are one of the best mediums for inspiring travel. From epic adventures to stunning landscapes, movies offer inspiration, making us want to replicate what we see on the big screen within our own travels. Here’s a round-up of some of our favourite wanderlust-inducing films. One Week Many Canadians dream...Read more
What’s better than drinking beer? How about celebrating beer? There are plenty of places around the globe that turn our favourite beverage into full-on parties; Oktoberfest in Munich is of course the big one, but there’s also lesser known ones in almost every destination you can think of! There’s Pilsner...Read more
Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! Where can you find the (still operating!) oldest brewery in the world? What country drinks the most beer per capita? What country is the birthplace of Trappist beer? Super...Read more
On this week’s Travel Talk On Twitter, we caught up with Intrepid Travel and the Twitter community to talk urban adventures. We were so inspired by the diversity of stories and suggestions that we rounded up our favourite responses so you can get inspired too! 1. What’s your favourite city...Read more
Making travel plans can be a bit challenging when you’re a vegetarian. Sure, you could try to explain to the waiter that you’d like that daily special sans meat, you could opt for a salad, or a disappointing bowl of plain rice, but where’s the fun in that? You want...Read more
Summer has been taunting you all too long as you repeatedly catch a glimpse of its sunny and whimsical effects from the window of your office. The weekend is nearing (finally!) and it’s time to get your butt out of your surprisingly comfy office chair and take advantage of summer’s...Read more
I recently flew through LA on my way to meet up with our incredible local partners in Boston andRead more
Toronto. We absolutely love to practice what we preach at UA so when it came to getting into town from LAX (Los Angeles International Airport), I was only ever going to take the public...
Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! 1. How many countries have red, white, and blue only on their flags? 2. In what order do the three colours appear on the French Tricolore flag? 3. The...Read more
Summer in the city can be at once both fantastic and frustrating. Without a ton of places to cool down, it could leave you lusting after far away places, but we’ve found some urban paradises that offer that respite you’re looking for. Seek them out, and you just might keep...Read more