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Highlights of Whistler’s World Ski & Snowboard Festival

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The World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler, Canada is famous for its vibrant energy, with a vast array of music, sports, and arts jam-packed into ten sleepless days and nights. Boasting Canada’s largest free outdoor concert series, the music starts early and stays up late, with over 10,000 visitors passing by its two stages. […]

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Hitting the Slopes: Learning to Ski In Whistler, Canada

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On the day of my first-ever ski lesson in Whistler, I was harboring a bit of a secret: I was absolutely terrified to try skiing. As I fumbled my way down the stairs of Salomonin rented ski boots whilst juggling an unwieldy pair of skis, I couldn’t help but remember my first – and only – snowboarding […]

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Highlights of Colombia: From Coffee Farms to Colonial Cities

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During my jam-packed week in Colombia, I was lucky enough to explore its mountains, valleys, and coasts. Bogotá was a blend of modern high-rises and a booming nightlife with slums stacked in the mountains surrounding it. Just outside the city, in the town of Zipaquirá, secrets were hidden underground in the mysterious Salt Cathedral. The […]

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Exploring Colombia’s Cocora Valley by Jeep

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Salento’s main square sits at the foot of a hill, surrounded by colonial buildings-turned-cafés and oblea carts selling wafers dripping with caramelo. A child throws a handful of rice in the air and pigeons appear seemingly from nowhere, cawing and diving for their treat. At the head of the square, several jeeps of different colors […]

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Cartagena: A Colonial City Off the Coast of Colombia

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Whitewashed colonial balconies overlook cobblestone alleys, where people, cars, and horse-drawn carriages navigate skinny one-way streets. A man stops to buy fresh papaya juice while a carriage driver in a top hat washes down her horse. Simply walking down the streets of Cartagena is an experience on its own: street blends into sidewalk as you […]

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Underground Magic in the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, Colombia

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ust outside of Bogotá, nestled into a mountain in the colorful town of Zipaquirá, lies the first wonder of Colombia: the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral. Its entrance is unassuming: a couple of stray dogs roam around the ticket booth, and a girl smacking bubble gum offers up snacks and advice. A miner mannequin is propped up at […]

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A Pilgrimage to Colombia’s Mount Monserrate

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If you trekked up the Cerro de Monserrate in Bogotá early on a Sunday morning, you would find old women kneeling at the base of a white-washed church, or walking the steps with pebbles lodged in their soles for penance. 3,152 meters above sea level, the Monserrate Sanctuary watches over the sprawling city of Bogotá […]

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7 Adventurous Activities to do in Winter

Winter has quickly crept upon us in the northern hemisphere as we gear up for the cold weather. With Nellie and Alberto  having just finished the Ice Run, it’s all about fun in ice and snow this winter here at WildJunket. Despite the sub-zero temperatures, winter offers up many chances to try your hand at something […]

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20 Signs You’re Addicted to Travel

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// If you’re abroad more often than you’re home, find yourself buying shampoo in carry-on sizes, and your digestive system has become immune to street food, it’s highly possible that you’ve been bitten by the travel bug. For those who have caught it, travel stops being a way to get from Point A to Point […]

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World’s Most Famous Bridges

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At their simplest, bridges are a way to get from Point A to Point B, but the world’s best bridges are engineering marvels that draw millions of tourists a year. We’ve collected a few favorites below for you. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge celebrated its 75th anniversary earlier this year […]

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How Technology Has Changed the Way We Travel

For someone who loves traveling, I’m not entirely good at it. I have no sense of direction, speak only two languages, and have a tendency to forget essential items (like passports and underwear) when packing my bags. Luckily for me, I have an internet connection at home, and even when I travel, my smartphone is […]

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10 Most Dangerous Places to Travel

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When travelling, danger comes packaged in a myriad of ways: copious amounts of poisonous snakes, an unfriendly militia, or sky-high crime rates. Maybe you’re looking for an adrenaline rush – or maybe you just want to know which places to avoid when booking your next vacation. Either way, we’ve put together a list of the […]

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World’s Most Remote Places

This is the first post from our new editorial intern Kenza Moller. Here’s a warm welcome to her! *** For many, traveling is the ultimate way to escape from the bustle of cities and disconnect from the world. Work and daily life can be so overwhelming for some people that the only way to leave […]

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