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Amazing Places to Visit in Ontario This Winter

So you're headed to Ontario for winter but you're unsure what to do. Fear not, we've got you covered. Take a look at these amazing places to visit and things to do on your winter wonderland break in this Canadian territory. Discover Ontario's natural wonders. The state has a wealth of natural wonders to see in the winter including waterfalls which have frozen over, the magnificent Northern Lights, and the eerie but beautiful ice caves. They are all within easy reach using a Toronto car rental. Read more [...]

On the trail of Dracula: exploring Romania’s Transylvanian Alps

Romania - and more specifically Transylvania - has long been associated with the Dracula legend. Stories of vampires inhabiting isolated castles tucked away in the mountains won’t be far from your mind - and there are even places you can visit that are very reminiscent of the setting for the spooky tale. However, you’ll find the hospitality you receive while you’re in Romania will be warm and welcoming, while the scenery will be totally breathtaking. There are many great hikes you can Read more [...]

The Best of Chile

My time in the undiscovered gem of Chile was by far one of my favourite experiences of South America, offering a wealth of cultural charm and natural beauty. It’s been a couple of years since I discovered this beautiful nation but I always think about going back. Here are some of the highlights that represent the best of Chile: Atacama Desert The Atacama Desert is one of the highest and driest deserts in the world, living in the rain shadow of Chile's coastal range. The region is vast, Read more [...]

When is the Best Time to Visit Albania?

The best time to visit Albania is solely dependent on where you are headed, due to its varied topography.  Even for a small country, Albania has a great variety of weather patterns, with the lowlands having a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and the highlands having a continental climate. So if you have ever wondered, "when is the best time to visit Albania?", this is the post for you. If you're planning on  visiting this interesting European country, take in consideration the weather Read more [...]

Top Things To Do In Tajikistan

Knowing the top things to do in Tajikistan can help you plan out your itinerary, if you’re planning on a holiday in this unique country.  This South Asian county is known for being part of the Silk route and its beautiful and rugged landscapes in the Pamirs Fan Mountains. If you’re planning on a holiday in this often overlooked country for tourism, here are a couple of the top things to do in Tajikistan: Take a road trip to on the Pamir Highway from the capital, Dushanbe.  The scenic Read more [...]