For those who are unaware, Canada is a rather large country (second biggest in the world, in fact), and despite a travellers best efforts seeing the entire country in a week is pretty much difficult (but realistically, not impossible if you decide not to sleep and fly everywhere). But things are about to change in the Great White North with the (hopeful) introduction of the Hyperloop. JustFly reviews what the installation of this ultra-high speed train could mean for Canadians and travellers alike.
Raphaële Tolron, our photographer of the month, has a beautiful, artistic eye. Whether she's capturing landscapes that lead us to dreaming or looking deeply inside someone's eyes, she brings much to a photo. Raphaële simplifies the essence of what she sees, and beautifully conveys that to the viewer. She takes us to places and people near and far, and makes them extraordinarily vibrant. We want to meet the people she sees, travel to the places she shares. That is Raphaële's specialty - take a look...
Studying abroad is an exciting time, and a lot of preparation is needed in preparing to live in another country for an extended period of time. One small detail that can easily be overlooked is how you plan to power your electronics while you are away from home. This can easily be taken for granted and not thought of until it is too late, aka your first night abroad. Although seemingly simple, you do want to make sure you have a good understanding of electricity before trying to power anything.
During the early days of March 2016, it was announced that the North Korean government sentenced a 21-year old student from West Virginia to 15 years of hard labor. His crime: attempting to steal a propaganda poster for a friend back home.
Stratford presents one of Canada’s most unique events announcing the arrival of spring. The annual Swan Parade Celebration, a weekend of family fun, April 2-3, culminates with our graceful, yet feisty feathered ambassadors parading to the Avon River lead by the Stratford Police Pipes and Drums!
“Where are you from?” is one of the most common questions when you met someone new. Where someone is from can tell you a lot about them... whether they can drive in the snow, whether they use ‘you guys’ or ‘y’all’, whether they grew up in a concrete jungle or sprawled suburban wasteland or water-front wonderland, whether they’re familiar with the area or not, and so on.
This year, I was inspired by a wonderful woman, Evelyn Hannon, to share photos of the women who have impacted my travels this year. Evelyn, whom you may know better as Journeywoman, is a remarkable traveler, one who gets why we travel. She has an incredible 2016 Journeywoman International Woman's Day Photography Exhibit - photos taken by women photographers of women, all around the world.