From intermediate to expert skiers, Snowbird ski resort in Utah is renowned for its challenging slopes. However, one guest found the mountains to be a bit too challenging and wrote a 1-star review of his stay.Continue Reading..
Although the Siena International Photo Awards was only conceived last year, it’s already regarded as a prestigious award. Photographers from over 100 countries around the world have submitted their images for the 2016 awards. Results for this years submission of over 15,000 photos have just been announced. Below you can find a collection of the top award winners from categories like travel, nature, and open colour.Continue Reading..
You can still visit Costa Rica, but you’ll never find a golden toad there. At least not any more. That’s because the species no longer exists. When thinking about your next vacation, it’s standard practice to flick through a guidebook or travel website to find out more about a destination. Continue Reading..
The language barrier is the most common thing that many travellers can relate to. English may be an international language, but communicating with those who don’t speak it requires some skill. So when travelling to a country where your native language isn’t spoken, don’t expect to become fluent by the time you leave. Rather than frantically learning a few words from a dictionary, this novel earpiece could be a game changer for international travellers. Continue Reading..
Don’t flush your toilet paper and never finish your food or you’ll seem rude. When traveling to other countries for the first time, some local practices might come as potential culture shocks to foreigners. This handy infographic reveals surprising habits and social faux pas from around the world.Continue Reading..
No walls, roof, or even a bathroom (at least not one closer than a 10 minute walk away). However there is a a butler on hand to serve food, water, and coffee upon arrival.Continue Reading..
Happy Canada Day! I thought if would be appropriate to give out some fun facts about Canada that will make you look at our beautiful country in a whole new way. You probably know that we produce more maple syrup than any other country. Did you know our official number is 1-800-0-Canada? Find out some fun facts below.Continue Reading..
Sweden has just became the first country to get its very own telephone number. You can now call “The Swedish Number” at +46 771 SWEDEN (+46 771 793 336), which will connect callers from around the world with random Swedes who have signed up to be de facto ambassadors.Continue Reading..
Wars, oil shortages, global warming, economic collapse, maybe even nuclear bombs. All of it seems unlikely, but don’t you want to be prepared? If you have to go planes, trains and automobiles to head for safety, where should you go if the world ends?Continue Reading..
Have you travelled to a far off country before? Language is often the a barrier when travelling around the world, especially if you can’t speak the native tongue, but travellers can at least rely on road signs to safely guide them on their adventures.Continue Reading..