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THIS WEEK IN TRAVEL (ISSUE NO 20)

From the Kosan archives.  In light of Father's Day this Sunday, it’s only fitting that we highlight travels catered to all different types of dads. Although Dad deserves more than just one trip a year and should be celebrated every day, Father’s Day gives us an excuse (as if we need it) to venture off on a weekend trip. And why the heck not! Conde Nast gives us eight places to go for Father's Day, best for dads who crave the outdoors or adventure with a cold beer, dads who seek the road behind the wheel and, of course, dads who can’t get enough of golf. But as you know, our options are endless. In fact, you may not need...

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THIS WEEK IN TRAVEL (ISSUE NO 19)

Lisbon, Portugal. Image: Diego Slosse.   When it comes to travel, there is no shortage of incredible places to visit. And if you are like us, deciding where to travel to next can sometimes be quite a challenge. Narrowing it down to a continent is daunting enough, not to mention choosing which countries or cities to visit. Europe is no exception, offering an endless supply of beautifully diverse landmarks wherever you go. Check out Condé Nast’s list of 20 of the most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe, featuring the Monastery Alcobaça in Portugal, to West Norwegian Fjords in Norway, and many more wonders in between. Europe is a treasure trove full of hidden gems beyond the well-known cities...

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THIS WEEK IN TRAVEL (ISSUE NO 18)

As quickly as May came, it has left with a blink of the eye. And it seems just as we were finally embracing spring, summer has swept in with the blazing heat and the promise of sun-kissed tans. June has arrived and with it, high travel season as crowds begin to seek the best places to travel in the summer months. Whether you are looking for more sun and surf, or are looking to break free from the overcrowded beaches, Travel and Leisure has the list for you. Although the heat brings record numbers of visitors flocking to destinations around the world (see: Airbnb's new record booking 1 million guests over Memorial Day weekend), there are still plenty of deals...

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HIDDEN GEMS: MEMORIAL DAY EDITION

We don’t often focus our post on the big ol' US of A. It’s not that we don’t love traveling there, quite the contrary, but there there are so many inspiring places out there we need a life time to talk about them all...and we plan to do just that. Today, however, inspired by Bourdain’s backyard sojourn into Queens and in celebration of Memorial day today, we thought we should share some of our favourite spots of the moment. So we cracked a few beers, dusted off the map and took a metaphorical road trip down memory lane. When it comes to the United States of America, from great highway road trips, bustling cities, windswept beaches, quaint little towns and epic...

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THIS WEEK IN TRAVEL (ISSUE NO 17)

Memorial Day weekend has arrived along with the traffic...which is not exactly shocking, AAA forecasted a projection of over a million more Americans will be travelling this year. The first long weekend after a long, bitter winter has inspired some much-needed travel. Canada celebrated the Victoria Day holiday last week accompanied by sunburns—But hey, we aren’t complaining! For our fellow Americans, be prepared to travel early! As it is an American holiday, it is only fitting to mention a couple rather underrated bucket list travel destinations in America including Houston, Texas and Minneapolis Minnesota. Both affordable and unexpected, these cities offer an array of activities indoors and outdoors from green parks to museums without the packed crowds in cities like...

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