Browsing articles from "January, 2015"
Jan
30
2015

Insider Travel Tips and Myth Busters from Contiki

Studying abroad and looking to tack on a few trips? Great idea! There’s so much to see and explore, make the most of your time abroad. But before you start planning your next vacation, be savvy about where you’re getting your information. Contiki Holidays is an expert on youth travel, operating over 300 trips across the globe each year. Below, find Contiki’s trip travel myth busters to help make your next vacation easy and fun! […]

Jan
20
2015

Claim your international tax refund

Living and working abroad has many advantages. You can learn about a different culture,  visit some really  cool sights and experience new things all while saving for your education.  A few weeks of snowboarding, kayaking or swimming with dolphins does wonders for relieving the burden  of everyday monotony.  While you’re having the time of your life probably the last thing on your mind is claiming back overpaid income tax.  Read on for some tips on how to do just that! While working abroad, your […]

Jan
11
2015

Encounter new cultures in your own backyard: explore Canada’s diversity through photography

  Going abroad can be a great experience. Travelling brings you in contact with other cultures and new perspectives, and expands the way you think and understand the world. But here’s the thing: so can staying in Canada. Canada’s foreign-born population is now over 6.8 million—that’s over 20 percent of the total population. In the 2011 National Household Survey, Canadians reported more than 200 ethnic origins. Right here at home, we are surrounded by (and […]

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