Browsing articles tagged with " travel"
Jun
14
2011

Alaska – the Last Frontier

If you’re looking for spectacular natural beauty, take a trip up north to visit the Last Frontier. Eat reindeer sausages while fishing for salmon. Watch glaciers ‘calving’ (breaking away) as you sail into Glacier Bay. Experience the breathtaking Northern Lights. Take a kayak trip in the Misty Fjords, and watch for bears or whales. Sail past a multitude of islands in the beautiful Inside Passage. The best, easiest and quickest way to see this huge […]

May
24
2011

Christmas Down Under

A blog post from Guest Blogger Sheila Fee, who is part of the Study and Go Abroad Team. *********** A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go to Australia for Christmas. It was spectacular! We left the cold dreary drizzle of Vancouver late in the evening. On the plane, we tucked in to the usual dinner and movie, deplaned in the middle of the night in Honolulu to look wistfully at the palm […]

May
7
2011

Travel Tuesday!

I’m a travel junkie … I admit it!   Every Tuesday, I’ll be sharing with you some of my travel experiences, and tips to help you start planning your travels.  You don’t have to be a millionaire to travel – some of my favourite trips have been back-packing trips on a budget. Travelling has always been my passion and I like to consider myself a Citizen of the World .. with a Degree in the […]

Apr
1
2011

London on a budget!

OK, so you’ve arrived in London to study .. or to work, visit .. what next?   Where to go .. what to do … ??  If you’re here to study – relax, you have time!  Take it easy, explore the city at your leisure.  If you are here for a two week holiday then start planning to see as much as possible of this impressive city in your limited time.  Hit the ground running!! […]

Mar
27
2011

Schools from Canada join the quest to find 100 people to represent our world

Scientists say that we will welcome our 7th billionth person into the world sometime this year, and by 2045 the UN is predicting that our population could reach a whopping 9 billion! How does this ever-expanding world look? Who are we?  And, most importantly .. what can we learn from each other?  What if we could find 100 people to represent the other 6.7 billion of us? Inspired by the powerful statistics below, this question […]

Mar
17
2011

St Patrick was a Scot .. or was he?

Despite the three-year recession and debt crisis, today more than 500,000 people packed the heart of Dublin for their annual St Patrick’s day parade.   Thousands of similar parades are taking place around the world – this is the day that everyone’s Irish!  In Vancouver, we have our own parade (on a smaller scale) this weekend. However, what do we know about St Patrick, one of the world’s most loved saints? Well .. contrary to popular belief, St Patrick was actually […]

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