Vancouver: Green and Cool

Vancouver is a very relaxing city to visit. At the southern edge of Canada’s west coast, nestled between mountains and the sea, it gives off a back-to-nature-laid-back vibe. Blessed with a mild, if rainy, climate and stunning scenery at every turn, Vancouver is as close to nature as a city...

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How to Choose the Perfect Stateroom for Your Next Cruise

In a photo from our very first cruise almost more than twenty years ago, I am standing in our stateroom with a huge, excited grin on my face and my arms akimbo, stretching out to both walls of our stateroom, trying to contain my excitement at setting out on our...

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Nesebar and Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

A country which is dubbed ‘Land of Wine and Roses’ with a beach resort also known as ‘The Pearl of the Black Sea’ must certainly be worth a visit, wouldn’t you think? I certainly did, although the start to my trip was not promising.

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The Five W’s of the Perfect Beach Vacation

I’m writing this article in a luxurious, seven bedroom beach house in Gulf Shores, Alabama courtesy of Relax on the Beach called Grand Paradise. It is so close to the Gulf of Mexico that we can step out our back door and, with approximately ten steps, have our feet in the...

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What is it Like to Work a Ski Season in Europe?

Everyone says that a ski season is a lot of fun to work, but what does it really involve? In Europe, it goes a little like this (with slight variations depending on who you work for and what your role is)...

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Walking the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way runs along the banks of Loch Lomond, through the Highlands, across the isolated Rannoch Moor and finally into Fort William. I’d never considered a walking holiday before but this year I was looking for something different: something more relaxing than a city break but more exciting...

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Stepping Back in Time to the Gold Rush Town of Barkerville

The best way to describe the old gold rush town of Barkerville in British Columbia’s Cariboo district,  is ‘rollicking’. From the moment I walked through the entrance gate I felt the excitement.  A tourism host walked with me down the dusty road of the town’s main street and explained some...

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Amber, Butterflies and More in St. Thomas US Virgin Islands

Discovering the Caribbean on board of a cruise liner is a truly fine adventure. There are so many islands and each one different and more enticing than the other. I could easily have spent months island hopping but the Carnival cruise I went on gave me an opportunity to ‘sample’...

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The Traboules of Vieux Lyon

Rene turned his collar against the drizzling wetness under the umbrella of approaching dusk, his eyes cat-wary as he strode along the streets of old Lyon. In a flash he saw them, trench-coated and blocking his passage. One pointed at him.

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The Worst Kind of Backpackers You’ll Meet in Hostels and How to Avoid Them

You meet interesting people on whatever path you chose to travel, and I honestly think that the most bizarre people you’ll ever meet are actually the people that end up making your trip the most memorable. There was the crazy 60 year old Canadian that claimed to be a professional clown...

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Top Travel Generation Writers

  1. 01. Lisa Miller Lisa Miller
    from Queenstown
  2. 02. Leah Bostwick Leah Bostwick
    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
  3. 03. Ruth Kozak Ruth Kozak
    from
  4. 04. Jamie Bowlby-Whiting Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
    from a small village in rural England
  5. 05. Caroline Coupe Caroline Coupe
    from Halifax, Canada

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  3. 03. Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga
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  5. 05. England Explained (Northern Monkeys vs. Southern Fairies) England Explained (Northern Monkeys vs. Southern Fairies)
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