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Expect Crowds at Canada’s Most Instagramable Lake this Summer

The pristine and picturesque Moraine lake in Banff National Park has become one of the most photographed locations in all of Canada. Its popularity has skyrocketed on Instagram racking up over 120,000 posts tagged “#MoraineLake“. As we’ve seen before, once the location is famous on Instagram, the crowds will be coming in droves. Expect this …

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American Woman Kidnapped in Uganda Has Been Rescued

An American woman and her tour guide, who were abducted in Uganda on Tuesday, have been rescued by security forces, Ugandan officials said in a statement on Sunday. “Both were rescued from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and are safely back in Kanungu district in Uganda. They are back at the lodge and she …

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Don’t Book With AirBnB Until You’ve Read This

AirBnB has literally changed the entire hospitality industry. Love em or hate em, they are a major player in the accommodation market, and quite frankly, they have some incredibly unique properties for rent.   But they’re not always as good as they’re cracked up to be. There are many questions renters need to ask, strategies …

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Death By Stoning For Gay Sex and Adultery Now in Brunei

Harsh new laws went into affect on Wednesday in Brunei. The barbaric laws include death by stoning for sex between men and for adultery. Also included in the new Sharia law provisions are amputation of limbs for theft.  Human rights groups, celebrities, leaders and students around the world have condemned the new laws.  “Brunei must …

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Here’s Where Canadians Can Travel Visa Free

If you are travelling with a Canadian passport, consider yourself very lucky! Canadian’s are blessed with having a very powerful passport, allowing us to visit 184 countries VISA FREE! In 2019 the Henley Passport Index (which ranks the worlds passports and how strong they are) updated that Canada will remain in the 6th spot for …

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American Woman Kidnapped on Safari and Held For Ransom in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda – An American woman and her tour guide have been kidnapped in Uganda at a popular wildlife park. The four gunmen are demanding a $500,000 ransom, police said Wednesday.  Ugandan security forces said on Wednesday that they are searching Queen Elizabeth Park, where the abduction took place, for the two victims and their …

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Komodo Island May Ban Tourists From Visiting Famous Dragons

Tourists may be banned from visiting Komodo Island starting in January of 2020. The announcement comes 9 days after officials recently intercepted a smuggling ring trying to sell 41 Komodo dragons on the black market. The dragons were potentially stolen for their “medicinal purposes” and were selling for $35,000 each.  Komodo Island May Be Closed …

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Canada Issues Travel Warning For U.K. Amid Brexit Protests

The federal government has updated it’s travel warning for Canadians to “Exercise a high degree of caution” in the U.K. The warning was updated after recent protests have intensified in London stemming from a third “no deal” vote.  Global Affairs Canada increased the threat level on Friday due to the “threat of terrorism” according to …

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Tourist Dies After Falling Into the Grand Canyon While Taking Photos

Grand Canyon West, Arizona.  — A Hong Kong tourist has died after falling over 1000 feet into the Grand Canyon. The man stumbled over the edge while trying to take photos at Grand Canyon West. Grand Canyon Skywalk Hong Kong Tourist Falls Over 1000 Feet Into Grand Canyon A helicopter lifted the man from 1000 …

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WOW Air Has Ceased Operations – How To Get a Refund for tickets

WOW Air has officially cancelled all flights and shut down all operations. In an official statement, the company is telling passengers to find flights with other airlines. Passengers are stranded across two continents as they scramble to make alternative travel arrangements.  According to their website WOW Air will NOT be issuing refunds and passengers must check …

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Unreal Glamping in Canada – You Can’t Miss These Wild & Unique Stays

Oh Canada, you really do have some magical landscapes and jaw-dropping scenery. They say to walk in nature it to witness a thousand miracles, and I can see that in every corner of this beautiful country. That must be why every summer Canucks are drawn into the outdoors to spend some major one-on-one time with …

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Russian Tourist Busted Smuggling Orangutan Out of Indonesia

A Russian tourist who wanted tried to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Bali has been arrested.  Andrei Zhestkov was detained at the Denpesar airport on Friday while trying to pass through security screening. When screening officers opened his luggage they found a two-year-old male orangutan sleeping in a rattan basket.  Orangutan Found Sleeping in a …

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