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...

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...

A serial commuter’s guide to summer podcasts

The unfortunate truth about summer is despite the post-exam rush of freedom, it can be incredibly boring once summer jobs begins—especially if you are one of many students who will be commuting daily.Continue...

Weekend trips to take to with your housemates

As beautiful as Kingston is, it can be easy to get a little stir crazy in such a small town. If you’re ever feeling restless or adventurous, taking a weekend road trip with your housemates can be the perfect cure. Create some unforgettable memories while discovering the great wealth of restaurants, museums, shops and events the cities in this sample of possible destinations have to offer.Continue...

Vancouver-based rideshare start-up looks to break into Ontario, Quebec markets

While most ride-sharing ventures focus on short-distance trips, one start-up has come to Kingston to change the nature of the business.Continue...

Never ending peace and love

When I first set out to solidify my travel itinerary for the month of May, Nepal was not even in the top 10 on my list of hopeful destinations.Continue...

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