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Just an Expat

Just an Expat

BY Amy Pugsley

When does a tourist become an expat and when does an expat become a local? Turns out, it’s not so easy to say.

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Little Me On A Giant Plane

Little Me On A Giant Plane

BY Jody Lundrigan

Facing some serious fears and self-doubts the night before a big trip abroad, Jody Lundrigan tries to figure out if she really should just stay put.

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The best smartphone travel hacks that will actually change your life

BY Heather Kang
The best smartphone travel hacks that will actually change your life

On the road, your phone can do a lot more than rack up roaming charges. Check out some lesser-known tips and tricks for your next trip.

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That Moment

BY Jennifer Foden
That Moment

If you stumble across a bizarre hidden gem, should you keep it a secret or spread the word?

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Where in the World?

BY TERN Staff
Where in the World?

Can you identify this place in the world?

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Feeling the Pain: Having Your Wisdom Teeth Pulled in China

BY Ruth Munro
Feeling the Pain: Having Your Wisdom Teeth Pulled in China

An illustrated look at one traveller's experience with dental surgery in China.

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6 things I learned hiking the West Coast Trail
BY Guest Blogger

When a friend asked me if I wanted to hike the West Coast Trail with a few others, I immediately said yes. At that time I had numerous overnight hiking trips under my belt but wanted more of a challenge. For those that don’t know, Bri...

A guide to transportation all over Canada
BY Gisela

One of the essential parts of planning a trip is figuring out how to get from place to place in the cheapest, most efficient way possible. To help you plan your travels within Canada, here’s a list of the best ways to get around by la...

Behind the Scenes of an Epic Cross-Canada Trip
BY Gisela

Last summer we recruited Gabrielle Caron from HI-Montreal and cameraman Jonathan Brisebois to go on a trip across Canada, stay in HI hostels all over the country, experience each city and film the whole thing! The end result was this amazin...

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