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11
Aug

Thailand: Hua Hin: 2 bombs explode at popular resort

Bombs hit popular Thailand resort town of Hua Hin Two bombs have exploded in the Thai resort of Hua Hin, killing at least one woman and injured 10 people, including foreign tourists, police say.   The bombs were hidden in plant pots spaced 50m (164 ft) apart, and detonated by mobile phones within half an […]

11
Aug

New Zealand Culinary Experience

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” images=”11802,11804,11808,11810,11806″][vc_column_text]Go for the Hobbits, the jaw-dropping scenery, and the super-friendly locals. But don’t forget to go to New Zealand for the food. This tiny Pacific nation (its two islands total less than half the size of Manitoba) punches way above its weight when it comes to the pleasure of the table. Imagine discovering […]

11
Aug

Which is for you: self-guided or group travel?

Most active holiday companies offer a combination of independent (or “self-guided”) itineraries and escorted group tours, which normally top out at 16 or 18 travellers. Each style has its pros and cons which we are happy to share with you. Self-guided: you get the freedom of travelling on your own or with friends(s) and family. […]

11
Aug

5 of the Top Culinary Destinations

The food and flavours of a destination are integral to the overall travel experience, and if you want to really immerse yourself in a new culture, you must also taste it. We’ve narrowed down the top culinary destinations around the world, which offer exceptional flavours, ingredients, and foodie experiences. 1) PERU Peru is widely recognised […]

11
Aug

Nova Scotia’s Blueberry Grunt

  This simple dessert is best made during the height of blueberry season as an easy and tasty way to use up the glut of berries. This dish has as many variations as it does names (blueberry bang belly, blueberries and dumplings), but any way you make it, it’s delicious. Recipe courtesy of Nimbus Publishing, […]