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If you're one of those people who feels queasy on anything but roller skates, you'll want to read this.
Each year, more and more young Canadians are choosing to augment their education by taking time out to travel—a trend that is being encouraged by educators and employers alike.

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The name Sudan is derived from the Arabic "bilad-al-Sudan" or "land of the blacks."
How a young Canadian organized and funded his own journey to Pakistan where he volunteered in a refugee camp on the Afghan border.

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The conflict between the Government of Republique Cote d'Ivoire and rebel forces has been in the news lately. Here's a bit of background about the situation.
Jen Buck and Josee Auclair lead an all-woman expedition team to the North Pole.
Are headlines in the news giving you cold feet about the big trip you've been planning for months? 

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Nepal is a tiny country in the Himalayas squeezed between China to the north and India to the south. It is home to the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, and has long been the destination of choice for outdoor adventure travel.
Taking a "gap year", or year off, is standard in much of the world. The idea of a year off is just starting to catch on in Canada, and there are thousands of ways to to get out and go...
Many years ago, a good friend of mine who was then in his second year of med. school, organized a term working in a small rural medical clinic in Kenya. 
Long ago, Romans knew that something in the air around the marshy areas of Rome was making people sick and even killing them. 
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