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Rapa Nui: The Earth’s Canary?

by Sandra Scott

Easter Island is famous for its mysterious monolithic statues, but the island is also an example of how humans can destroy a land in the blink of an eye.

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Where to Find Santa Claus (Without Actually Going to the North Pole)

by Sandra Scott

Have some last-minute requests for Santa? Here’s where you can find him… without having to fly to the Arctic Circle.

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5 Gorgeous Sites to See in Haiti

by Sandra Scott

Haiti isn’t a destination many people travel to—and that’s exactly why you should go.

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Toilet Training Asian-Style

by Sandra Scott

So many North Americans are put off by the squat toilet. Here’s why you should embrace, rather than fear, the toilet used by most of the globe.

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Help Detroit Get Out of the Red–Be a Tourist!

by Sandra Scott

Detroit may have filed for bankruptcy but that doesn’t mean everything is shut down. And tourism can help bring the city back to life. Here are my favourite things to do in a city that tends to get a bum rap.

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5 Things to Do on a Singapore Layover

by Sandra Scott

Singapore is a common stopover for travellers flying into and out of Asia. Here are five things to do on your next layover in Singapore.

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Are Customer-Loyalty Programs Worth It?

by Sandra Scott

Are you a frequent flyer? If you’re not already on a customer loyalty plan, here’s why you may want to consider one.

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5 Ways to Explore Catalina Island

by Sandra Scott

Catalina Island off the coast of California is a little pocket of island sun and fun with plenty of charm that will keep you coming back. And it’s only a one-hour boat ride away!

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6 Places to Feel the Beat of Cleveland

by Sandra Scott

Visit the place where rock ‘n’ roll spread its wings, and where the musical scene lives and thrives today in every incarnation from jazz to classical. It’s a veritable music lovers’ mecca!

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5 Things Not to Miss in Branson, Missouri

by Sandra Scott

There’s much more on offer in this musical destination than just the music. When you come for the shows you’ll no doubt stay for the gorgeous Ozarks, train rides, and quirky history.

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Exploring Korea’s Demilitarized Zone

by Sandra Scott

Find out what it’s really like to enter the heavily supervised strip of land that acts as a buffer between North and South Korea. This eery no man’s land has some bizarre must-see sights.

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Why Pittsburgh is Cool Again

by Sandra Scott

A world away from its dirty industrial past, Pittsburgh has transformed itself into a top travel destination. Find out how to make the most of this blooming U.S. hotspot.

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Nature-Loving Things to Do in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

by Sandra Scott

Satiate your appetite for the great outdoors by visiting this vast protected nature area in New York State. For those seeking real adventure, Adirondack Park is the perfect playground.

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Going Au Naturel in Las Vegas

by Sandra Scott

Las Vegas isn’t all about casinos, neon lights, and drunken nights. Sandra Scott introduces us to the rich cultural and natural history waiting to be discovered just beyond the Strip.

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How to Handle Scams, Cons and Pickpockets

by Sandra Scott

Avoid becoming the victim of devious tourist scams on your next trip abroad; check out these important tips for stress-free travel.

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5 Free Must-Dos in New York City

by Sandra Scott

New York is one of the world’s great—and most expensive—cities. But you don’t have to drop a fortune to see the sites. Here are five free things to check out in the Big Apple.

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5 Foods from New York State

by Sandra Scott

The state of New York is the home of some pretty big foods, like potato chips and salad dressing. Here’s the history behind some of your favourite New York-born staples.

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For Family Fun Afloat, Rent a Houseboat

by Sandra Scott

Take it slow on your next family vacation by travelling on a houseboat in one of these five watery destinations.

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3 Active Ways to Tour Portland

by Sandra Scott

Sure, Portland is known for some drizzly weather, but the locals don’t seem to mind. So put on your walking shoes or hiking boots or grab a bike. Here are three active ways to see Portland.

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Great Airport Hotels in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia is home to some fabulous airports—with fabulous hotels. Here are four places to rest your head on your next layover.