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5 most popular spots outside the UK for retiring abroad

For the longest time, people have blindly accepted they were meant to live out their retirement in the same country where they spent their life working. In today’s globalized world, this is no longer an inevitability, as low airfares compared to a generation ago have made it possible for retirees to spend significant portions of […]

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Calgary: Alberta’s Surprising Gem 

Alberta’s stunning skiing and mountain resorts, like Banff and Nakiska, are justly famous. But Calgary, the provincial capital, is often overlooked by travelers who dismiss it as a business obsessed, oil-trading town. That’s a shame because the city is actually an excellent choice for those seeking a low-key weekend break. So, whether you’re seeking lively […]

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Discovering The Hidden Treasures of Northern Ontario

According to the Canadian folk band The Arrogant Worms, Northern Ontario is eighty billion kilometres across, and maybe 13 people live there. While it is isn’t quite as big or depopulated in reality, Northern Ontario is indeed an expansive place with blessedly fewer people than the bigger cities in the south. With almost 2,000 kilometres […]

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Major Festivals Worth Planning A Holiday Around

A common conundrum for travelers during their trips is trying to balance their desire for hedonism on holiday with genuine attempts to understand the culture and ways of life in the places in which they are visiting. It is easy to lie on a beach, go for a hike in the mountains, or soak in […]

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