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We're hiring!By: Justin Peter
At Quest, we love what we do and we think we have a great workplace too. We especially enjoy sharing in the excitement around great destinations and wildlife, and helping our travellers have great experiences. We’re growing and looking now for someone to join our team and assist our travellers with their travel dreams. Could you or someone you know be that person? Based at our Toronto office...
Webinar Line-upBy: Samantha Clark
Webinars are a fun and easy way to learn more about travel destinations from the comfort of your home on your computer or tablet. A webinar is a conference that is hosted in real-time using the Internet. They allow groups in remote geographic locations to listen and participate in the same conference. Webinars also have interactive elements such as question submissions. No matter how tech...
Charting the Growth of One of the World's Oldest BabiesBy: University of Alberta
The discovery of a juvenile -- one of the rarest dinosaur discoveries -- made headlines around the world in late 2013: Professor Philip Currie from the University of Alberta and his colleagues have now published the results of their scientific findings in an alpha-level taxonomic description in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 'For the first time ever, we have a complete skeleton of a ba...
First-hand Accounts from the Regina Rifle Regiment in the Rhineland, 1945By: Ian Shanahan
“The shelling and fighting in these woods have been just as bad as anything encountered in NORMANDY.”This passage was written in the War Diary of the Regina Rifle Regiment at 2400 hours on 18 February, 1945. Considering the well-documented drudgery and sacrifice experienced by Canadian soldiers on the beaches of northern France in June, 1944, such a direct comparison is poignant.  ...
South India with a Literary MasterBy: Melanie Blake
The only thing we are truly in agreement on concerning short stories, claims R. K. Narayan, often considered the father of modern Indian fiction in English, is that they are short. Agreement on what a story is remains elusive. For his part, Narayan “discover[s] a story when a personality passes through a crisis of spirit or circumstances. Almost invariably the central character faces some ki...
I'm Madly in Love with this CookbookBy: Samantha Clark
‘Samarkand—Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & the Caucasus’ by Caroline Eden, Eleanor Ford.Over hundreds of years, various ethnic groups have passed through Samarkand, Uzbekistan, sharing and influencing each other's cuisine and leaving their culinary stamp. Samarkand is a love letter to Central Asia and the Caucasus, containing travel essays, beautiful photography and...
- See History, Live History: Two very special hotels on our Siena & Florence tour this fall
- Will you support our Justin Peter in the Great Canadian Birdathon?
- Professor Christoph Richter and the Great Whales
- A Small Penguin’s Close Encounter with a Big Leopard Seal
- Quest will be at the Festival of Birds 2017!
- Monarchs of Mexico: The Highlights
- Laurielle’s Big Night Out in Antarctica
- P.E.I. with Chef Michael Smith
- NEW Host for "East Coast Extravaganza"!
- A Quest First in India
Quest travellers and guides with a baobob in Madagascar spiny forest
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