Category Archive for "Things to do"

Toronto

22 free things to do in Toronto

There are the givens: walk this and that street, visit this landmark and that monument, check out this urban hike and go see the view from that point. Toronto is fast becoming (or has become, I should say) a hip

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Vancouver Island

A guide to the best spots on Vancouver Island

Way, way on Canada’s West Coast there’s a bit of a tropical island. Okay, it’s not technically tropical, but it is technically a rainforest (just a temperate one), and this special coastal climate means the island gets mild weather year-round

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Free things to do in San Diego

Beaches, sunshine, history, and culture – San Diego has it all. Best of all, it’s easy to live the high life here on a traveller’s budget. Start with our list of free activities from beer tasting to sunbathing, and you

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12 pictures of Norway that will give you major wanderlust

12 pictures of Norway that will give you major wanderlust

Norway is one of those places that’s so beautiful, it almost hurts, and we’ve got 12 pictures to prove it. So pack a warm jacket (Norway can get pretty chilly) and some hiking boots, because you’re about to catch an incurable

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Sunrise over the Sydney Opera House

How to spend 48 hours in Sydney

From the top of the Bridge to the bottom of the Harbour, YHA’s Tom Smith takes you on a two-day tour of Australia’s biggest city. Day One Let’s start our two-day itinerary at the top – literally – with a

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Goðafoss

Ultimate Bucketlist: Icelandic Waterfalls

If you’re chasing Icelandic waterfalls, look no further. Iceland is an island of otherworldly beauty covered in glaciers, volcanoes, and sights you have only ever imagined. But as if that wasn’t enough, this land of ice and fire went ahead and #blessed

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Great American Total Solar Eclipse

On 21 August, celestial enthusiasts and casual stargazers alike across parts of the U.S. will be treated to a total solar eclipse, the country’s first in 38 years. The total eclipse will be viewable from certain locations in Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska,

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Great Australian Walks

One of the best ways to explore the Australian landscape is by foot. From leisurely strolls to challenging hikes, there is something for all levels of fitness and outdoor experience. Here’s some of the best walks around the country that

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3 of the best carnivals in France

Popular tradition, musical parades, eye-catching floats and bright, vibrant colours… This is carnival! Popular in both Europe and South America, carnivals are inherited from pagan festivals related to the cycle of the seasons. Take a look at 3 of the

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Warm yourself in South East Asia – both in weather and welcome!

Cambodia is truly the Kingdom of Wonder. With Angkor Wat (City of Temples), spreading over 162 hectares, built in the 12th century and the largest religious monument in the world in Siem Reap, to the historic capital Phenom Pen and

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