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Really experience these destinations through their traditions, history, and arts with our useful travel tips. Create an unforgettable holiday by meeting new people, fostering openness and keeping an open heart. You just might be surprised at what you’ll find along the way.

Tamy Emma Pepin shares her favorite activities in Marrakesh, from woodworking workshops to a typical Moroccan breakfast.
Did you know that 30% of Miami’s population is of Cuban descent? What better way to discover their history and traditions than to use our taste buds!
Whether you’re grooving to the headline acts or exploring the unique charm of the under-the-radar festivals, each event promises an experience.
Want to learn more about the know-how, heritage and history of the 11 Aboriginal nations? Here’s a glimpse of what indigenous tourism has in store for you in Quebec, from Manawan to Wendake.
Dive into the colorful and vibrant world of Brighton, a seaside resort town that’s a rainbow-striped beacon for the LGBTQ community.
It’s possible to take part in guided tours based on the Outlander series. Here are a few must-see places if you too have fallen under Claire and Jamie’s spell.
From Scotland tales to Ireland legends, folklore from Gaelic traditions have been entertaining tourists and locals for several centuries now.
See how to visit Downton Abbey, aka Highclere Castle, where most of the series was filmed as a day trip from London.
The Quebec Winter Carnival is the biggest winter festival in the world and every Canadian cliché can be found here.
Out of the almost 500 UNESCO sites in Europe, here are 12 that, according to us, must be seen in a lifetime.
The famous Ocean Drive street, full of secrets, is at the top of the list of attractions to visit on a trip to Miami.
Fado is Lisbon’s version of the blues and Senhor Vinho is known as one of the best places to hear this music live.
Don’t feel guilty for not attempting to see everything, there’s always more for the next trip to Paris. In the meantime don’t miss these 6 best things to see at the Louvre.
It’s not only in Egypt that pyramids spark curiosity. In Latin America, these mysterious constructions attract travellers from around the world. Here are some surprising facts about the pyramids of the world.
A royal tour, hot on the heels of Prince Harry and Meghan’s hoopla-inducing May wedding. Here is our top 4 stops for London’s royal tour.
You may think all Rome attractions are crowded with tourists, but this city also has some truly unique things to see.
Here are some of the most significant and essential places at the heart of San Francisco’s LGBTQ community history.
The Château de Versailles fascinates, intrigues and surprises, even after several visits. But here are a few interesting facts about this legendary place!
Mexican music was developed throughout the centuries, reflecting its history, its social and cultural environment and its landscapes.
Rome is one of the most important cities in history. Here’s a list of attractions to discover historical Rome, including can’t-miss places and hidden gems.
Want to enjoy great food, great beaches and amazing culture? Start planning your trip now after reading these 8 reasons to visit Martinique!
Discover the top things to do in Nantes on a weekend getaway in this modern, constantly evolving city that was born into historical bourgeoisie.
Think you know Amsterdam? Think again. Here are a few little known facts that make this city so interesting. It’s time for Amsterdam history lesson!
Our selection of eight historical sites in Europe perfectly embodies the continent’s vast and diverse heritage, from the traditions of the Roman Empire to the aftermath of the great world wars.
The elusive patio of the Casa da Música offers unprecedented view of one of Portugal’s most beautiful cities. Come discover its hidden lounge!
Here are great recommendations to visit the Getsemaní district, a modern and trendy neighbourhood in Cartagena, Colombia!
Cartagena, Colombia can be found inside its UNESCO World Heritage. The best things to do in Cartagena’s Old Town, roam the streets, eat and shop!
Located in the south of France, Toulouse is unfortunately often overlooked. Here are 7 facts you should know before you visit Toulouse and fall in love!
A selection of must-visit LGBTQ destinations, from cities with a significant gay heritage to out of the ordinary Pride Festivals!
Escape from Cuba’s all-inclusive paradise and explore what’s around. Here are some of our favourite day trips around Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria.
At the Scottish Festival & Highland Games in Kincardine, Ontario, I decided to try on a kilt. Here is how I ended up with living kilts.
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Here are five reasons, from museums to neighbourhoods to restaurants, why the Queen City should be on your list of destinations to see in 2020.
The benefits, and memories, we gain from travelling are numerous. Here are 10 reasons why you shouldn’t skip out on travelling, and the happiness it procures!
Following are some of our recommendations for really great NOLA music, and Frenchmen Street is a good place to start. Experience New-Orleans and its music.
Every year from October 31 to November 2, Mexico gets inspired by death and creates one of the world’s most unique celebrations: the Day of the Dead.
New-Orleans scored to jazz 24/7, dripping with Southern hospitality, quirks and beads, with an alligator lurking somewhere in the background?
Learn the best things to do in New Orleans, Louisiana, the iconic Southeastern United States city with a distinct character.
The capital of Northern Ireland, the charming Belfast has undergone a remarkable renewal since the beginning of the peace process. Let’s discover together the multicoloured attractions that make Belfast a city to visit on your next trip to Northern Ireland or Europe!
Modena is a silent star in Italy’s tourism scene. It’s home to some of the best cured meats, music, art and restaurants. And this is the lure of Modena. Here are 6 reasons Modena is worth a day or two.
The Parisian neighbourhood of Montmartre is best known for Sacré Coeur and Moulin Rouge, but if these are the only places you see in this district you will be missing out on a lot. Get away from the city crowds to discover the secrets of Montmartre.
From sprawling venues hosting grand galas to intimate neighborhood galleries supported by the local community, here are six art galleries that captivate locals.
The largest city in Canada, Toronto is home to some of the best museums in the world. It’s a diverse city, with a number of museums from sports to science and also arts and culture.
One diehard fan sets off to discover traces of Westeros in Split and Dubrovnik.
Without a doubt the most popular cities in Italy are Rome, Venice and Florence. But there are so many other cities in Italy that Italians love, and are far less crowded. For those looking for an authentic peek into Italian life, here are the top 5 most underrated cities in Italy.
From tomato fights to cheese-rolling competitions, savour some of the most delicious food festivals around the world. Here is a list you don’t want to forget.
Tintin isn’t the only comic strip hero out and about in Belgium’s capital. Since 1991, Brussels has been covering its walls with fantastic images by some of the country’s most celebrated graphic artists. We surrender to the whimsy of the city’s comic strip route and tumble into its alternate universe.
You only have one short day in Havana and there is so much to see, taste and discover. We will take you on a daylong whirlwind discovery tour of one of the most exciting cities in the Caribbean and explore what we feel are the best things to do in Havana.
A day trip to Sagua La Grande from Cayo Santa Maria provides visitors with a wonderful glimpse into true local Cuban life as well as some of the country’s grand architectural masterpieces. While in the area, you should visit to the quaint fishing village of Isabela de Sagua, also known as Cuba’s Venice.
Newfoundland and Labrador and the Yukon may be geographically opposed ,but they are both outdoor playgrounds saturated with intriguing history.