Feature Friday Photo: Street Vendors in Hanoi

Street Vendors in Hanoi, Vietnam I love everything about Hanoi. Having lived like a local while volunteering in Hanoi, I fell in love with the culture, the food, the people, and the way of life. Mobile street vendors are a charming part of Vietnamese culture, and are abundant in Hanoi – you can get any […]

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Feature Friday Photo: Athens, Greece

The Acropolis: Athens, Greece I made a quick stop in Athens after hopping around the Greek islands for a couple of weeks. As soon as I arrived in Athens, I was ready to write it off as my least favourite destination in Greece, perhaps even a waste of my time. The economic crisis was fresh […]

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Feature Friday Photo: September 26, 2014

Czech Republic, Prague Prague’s central tower in Old Town Square offers beautiful panoramas of the city, including this picturesque view of the Town Square from above. The perimeter of the Square is bustling with cafes, traditional beer houses, and authentic Eastern European restaurants, while the churches and landmarks in the centre add a historical element […]

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Feature Friday Photo: Friday, September 19, 2014

Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia Tourists flock to Siem Reap to see the beautiful, larger-than-life, ancient temples. Many tour companies suggest purchasing a 3-day pass and hiring a tuk tuk to assist in touring the temples of Angkor Wat. Since preserving the little cash that I had left was my top priority, I bought […]

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Feature Friday Photo: September 12, 2014

Wat Benchamabophit – Bangkok, Thailand I happened to be in Bangkok during the Queen’s Birthday, which was apparently of much more importance than I had anticipated. The Queen’s birthday is a national Thai holiday; a holiday so special that major arteries of the city are shut down and illuminated with lights, colourful banners, and lavish […]

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Feature Friday Photo: August 29, 2014

New South Wales, Australia: Camel Riding and 4x4s on the Sand Dunes Though Sydney is indisputably the main focus of New South Wales, many tourists don’t realize that there is much more to see in the beautiful state outside of the big city. Diverse attractions stretch across the NSW coastline and offer a wide variety […]

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Friday Feature Photo: Friday, August 22, 2014

Cruising in Ha Long Bay On a seemingly lavish yet budget-friendly yacht, we cruised by Cat Ba Island in Ha Long Bay. Following an active day of hiking, kayaking, and swimming, we enjoyed an authentic Vietnamese meal under the stars.

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Feature Friday Photo: Friday, August 15, 2014

Morning Alms-Giving in Battambang, Cambodia It was only after a few weeks of roaming around Northern Cambodia that I actually learned about alms-giving. I had the opportunity to ask my trusty tuk tuk driver and new found friend about the various customs that I had been observing. He explained that every morning, the Monks would […]

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