Browsing articles tagged with " travel"

Surviving the Trans Siberian Railway


It was the trip of a lifetime – taking the almost 8000 km train ride from Moscow to Beijing had been on my bucket list for who knows how long!  I had talked about it, read the Trans Siberian Lonely Planet Guide, researched it on the net .. but somehow never actually got around to doing it .. until one of my friends mentioned that it was on her bucket list too!  Two other people […]


Study and Go Abroad Fairs kick off this Wednesday, February 25th


Gen Y generation is the ‘study abroad’ generation – never has it been more important to get out there and see, live and experience the world.  Employers are looking for ‘global citizens’ as most companies interact internationally, or impact the global world in some way or other.  Soft skills developed while studying abroad, from learning a language to flexibility, independence, problem-solving and understanding and appreciating other cultures, will differentiate you from your peers when interviewing for […]


Travel abroad .. and find your soulmate


Born and raised in Vanderhoof, BC, a small town an hour west of Prince George, Jacintha Kulchar had never really considered travelling.  She graduated from the local high school, studied Applied Business Technology program at the College of New Caledonia, and then worked at a veterinary clinic, which seemed a totally logical choice considering her parents raised cattle on their 1000 acres of land.  While working at the clinic, her boss sent her on a […]


Social Media and its impact on the way we communicate when we travel – by Andrei Milosevich

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We’re constantly connected.  There are internet connections everywhere.  Plug into a wall or get it over the air, we’re never far from our online lives.  We share, over share, and watch others share.  These connections, propelled by social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, among a great many others, have not only changed the way we engage with one another, but they’ve changed the way we travel.  This connection means we’re never far from home.  […]


Traveling on a budget as a university student – by KC Owens


The life of a college student is complicated. At the end of the semester you feel a surge of relief that you’re done with all the work and finally have a bit of freedom.  What should you do with it, though?  There are many options, from going home to getting a job in your university town, but when you think about it, this is the time you should really be exploring the world.  Who knows […]


The Hawaii of Europe (and no, it’s not Greece) – by Stephanie Sykora

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Whether you’re studying in Europe, taking a gap year, or just travelling, there is a destination that seems to be rather unknown to us North Americans. When we think of sun, Mediterranean beaches and islands, and stunning architecture the thoughts usually go to Greece or Italy. But the country of Croatia is gaining in popularity and has all these factors and more! I this past September my sister and I went traveling and decided to […]


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