Travel

The “Third World” isn’t your photo op

It’s a common sight on anyone’s Facebook news feed: photos of an acquaintance that travelled to the Global South and took numerous “selfies” with local children.Continue...

Staycationing suggestions

If you’re on a budget, the best vacations are the ones that don’t require you to go very far.Continue...

A look at the ethics of world travel

Ethical travel companies encourage tourists to look at the social and economic impact of their travelsContinue...

Heading home for Thanksgiving? Provost reminds students to travel safely

As Queen’s enters October with expectations of heavy travel in the month ahead, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green provided students with updated health and safety mandates for making safe Thanksgiving and fall break trips out of the city.Continue...

Putting perspective on a year without exchange

Spain in early autumn is supposed to be sunny and warm.Continue...

Giving a voice to Jewish culture in our communities

I’ve always been aware of anti-Semitism in my community.Continue...

What I learned from my time in Yonezawa, Japan

This winter break, I had the chance to live out my lifelong dream of visiting Japan, thanks to the Kakehashi Project , a youth exchange program run by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and the Asia Pacific Foundation.Continue...

Gap years fill the space left by traditional academic programs

“Wait, so you're going to be a first-year when everyone your age is in second year?”Continue...

Photo essay: North America in the eyes of an exchange student

When I arrived in Canada for fall semester, I never expected a series of adventures would follow meeting a wonderful travel buddy.Continue...

Reflections on a summer of adventure and growth

Last year, a friend reminded me that undergrad would likely be the only time in our lives when we get four-month summers. Having always wanted to travel, I decided it was time to take a leap and put my savings into action.Continue...

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