Author: Ashley Nitransky

How Tour Operators Are Combating Overtourism

With natural attractions crippling under the weight of oppressive crowds, protestors taking to the streets of cities like Venice and Barcelona, and overcrowding becoming a matter of life and death on Mount Everest, it’s easy...

Learning Vacations: 5 Holidays That Will Make You Smarter

Have you ever come home from a vacation wishing you’d done more? And when I say “more,” I’m not referring to FOMO-induced activities like collecting another passport stamp or checking another “must-see” sight off your...

5 of the Best Places to Visit in Japan During Summer

Summer in Japan is jam-packed with epic festivals and events galore — but this season also brings scorching temperatures and unrelenting humidity levels that make it feel a little too hot. That’s not to say...

6 of the Best Patagonia Day Hikes

Dreaming of exploring Patagonia’s mesmerising landscapes but don’t have the time or stamina to tackle the W Trek?  No sweat! You don’t need endless vacation days or loads of trekking experience to see the best...

5 Microadventures to Try in Toronto During the Holidays

If there’s one thing Toronto does well, it’s the holiday season. Even as a summer-loving local, I'll be the first to admit: the city is all kinds of magical during the festive period. There are...

How to Spend a Week in Israel If You’re an Adventure Lover

Israel is a treasure trove for historical attractions, landmarks, and sites — and it's an absolute dream for travellers craving a closer look at the traditions and heritage of this Middle Eastern region. Some of...

Edinburgh to the Highlands: The Best Day Trips

Visiting Edinburgh can feel like an escape in itself; the city is brimming with expansive green spaces, medieval streets, and royal palaces — but there’s a whole world of wild nature and glorious scenery right on...