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Enjoy our leaders’ reports from the field, our travellers’ stories and pictures, travel advice and staff picks from trips we’re working on.

Recommended Reading: Indonesia, Etc.

By: Lewie Gonsalves
Exploring the Improbable Nation  Jakarta tweets more than any other city on earth, but 80 million Indonesians live without electricity and many of its communities still share in ritual sacrifices. Declaring independence in 1945, Indonesia said it would work out the details of the transfer of power etc. as soon as possible. With over 300 ethnic groups spread across 13,500 island...

Book review: Daybreak in Myanmar

By: Paula Swart
Just spent some time with the latest addition to my Burma/Myanmar bookshelf 'Daybreak in Myanmar.' I accidentally discovered the publication fundraising efforts of this book on Kickstarter and liked what I read about the approach to the subject matter of photographer Geoffrey Hiller, who travelled a number of times to Burma/ Myanmar starting in the '80s.   While this is a book of ph...

One River, Two Countries, Countless Adventures

By: Melanie Blake
When you think of Cambodia or Vietnam, what comes to mind? Perhaps the majesty of Angkor Wat or the lushness of the Mekong delta. You may picture the narrow tunnels used in the Tet Offensive or the stupas and shallow craters of the mass graves of the Killing Fields. Less likely to come to mind is Japanese-South American fusion food in Ho Chi Minh City or an ever more vibrant literary scene in Phno...

Travelogue Tuesdays in Toronto are back!

By: Laurielle Penny
Learn about fascinating travel destinations from experts and tour leaders with unique knowledge and insights. All presentations take place at our office in Toronto at 491 King St. E. Please join us: Walking the Camino de SantiagoTues., Jan. 20  2-3pm Presented by: Ann Kirkland, Founder of Classical Pursuits and Tour LeaderSouth African nature, KhutzeymateenWed., Jan. 21 2...

We're Coming to Ottawa!

By: Justin Peter
We're hosting two back-to-back travelogues on the natural world of the following destinations: Namibia and Canada's Great Bear Rainforest. Thursday, January 22  7:00 - 8:30 PM Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre1376 Carling Avenue, Ottawa Refreshments provided Speaker #1: Justin PeterNaturalist, world traveller and Director of Quest Nature Tours Speaker #2: Sherry KirkvoldNaturalist, wo...

We're Coming to London, Ontario!

By: Justin Peter
We're hosting three back-to-back travelogues on the natural world of the following destinations: Madagascar, South Africa and Khutzeymateen. Tuesday, January 20   7:00 - 8:30 PM Ramada Inn  817 Exeter Road, LondonRefreshments provided  Speaker #1: Pete ReadNaturalist and avid traveller  Speaker #2: Sherry KirkvoldNaturalist and geographer   Please...