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Will You Need a Vaccine to Be Allowed to Travel?

June 12th, 2021
Will You Need a Vaccine to Be Allowed to Travel?

Greetings from Thailand!

Despite getting off to a rocky start with vaccinations, Canada has rocketed to near the top of the rankings of countries who have doled out the first dose of the vaccines, with over 63% of Canadians having received their first dose.

3 Predictions About the Return of Travel

June 5th, 2021
3 Predictions About the Return of Travel

Greetings from Thailand!

They say that hope is not a strategy and while that may be true, it has been a critical part of making it through this past year of chaos and fear.

Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight: Why We Travel To Go Home Properly

June 5th, 2021
Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight: Why We Travel To Go Home Properly

I step off the train into chaos. The station is busy enough, but it leads into a long shopping mall (or the lower-key British equivalent) which stretches over the river running through this sleepy town, and that’s just thronged with people. Argh.

My destination is a few miles away - a vaccination centre, for my first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Webinar Replay: Peru: Land of the Incas 2022

June 4th, 2021
Webinar Replay: Peru: Land of the Incas 2022

Check out the replay from our recent Q&A webinar about our trip to the legendary land of the Incas, highlighted by a visit to the extraordinary Machu Picchu in June 2022. We'll explore Cusco, Lima, the Sacred Valley, dine on exceptional Peruvian cuisine, and drink all the Pisco sours we can handle.

22 of the Best Things to Do in Copenhagen

May 29th, 2021
22 of the Best Things to Do in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark: the Danish capital is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a rich history which has attracted travellers for centuries. Here are some of the best things to do in Copenhagen to make your trip a memorable one.

Before we dive into the city's many fun things to do, our most important recommendation for you is to make sure you get a Copenhagen Card when you arrive.

Member Questions: Future trips, Travel Insurance Tips, & More

May 29th, 2021
Member Questions: Future trips, Travel Insurance Tips, & More

Greetings from Thailand!

We've had a lot of questions come in from the community recently, so I've made a short video this week to answer some of them.

Many people have asked about trips beyond even 2022, as next year they'll be going on trips that were cancelled and rescheduled in the past year and a half or so.

Do you have questions about travel insurance?

May 22nd, 2021
Do you have questions about travel insurance?

Greetings from Thailand!

This past week we released our first '5x5' program to Scandinavia and the Baltics, a unique trip that was born from collecting feedback from our community about the kinds of experiences people want to have while travelling, particularly in the post-pandemic era.

Cyprus: Go For Everything Else, But Stay For The Cheese

May 21st, 2021
Cyprus: Go For Everything Else, But Stay For The Cheese

Look, I know how ludicrous that title up there sounds. I know. Really. 

I sincerely hope that if someone ever suggests that you temporarily move to another country just because they make great cheese, you’d at least raise an eyebrow, if not laugh them straight out the room.

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