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What To Know Before Moving To Canada

<i>What should one know before moving to Canada? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Barnard, Energy guy, former Canadian resident, on Quora.</b><p>Canada is huge. It's one of the biggest countries in the world geographically. Don't think you'll be able to quickly or …

9 reasons I will always love Japan

1. I felt safe everywhere.<p>About one month after moving to Kyoto, Japan, I had the strangest physical sensation. What was that peculiar feeling, like …

Japan

Visit Tokyo’s Most Insane New Restaurant

Sensory overload reaches new heights.<p>The KAWAII MONSTER CAFE HARAJUKU just opened on August 1, but it’s already topping many Tokyo must-see lists.<p>The …

Mark Carney

Thailand isn’t always the LGBT paradise it appears to be. Just ask these gay dads.

When it comes to gay visitors, Thailand doesn’t flinch. Two men sharing a hotel room on a tropical isle? No problem. Foreign women strolling hand in …

Subway sing-along: 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' unites Australian commuters

Sometimes you just need some good old music to help start your Monday off right.<p>That's exactly what Peter Sharp did on a 7:51 a.m. express train on a Monday in Perth, Australia. He decided to grace his fellow train commuters with some music but not with his voice alone. Instead, he wanted everyone …

Income Inequality

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

TRADE Canadian proposal to break auto deadlock in NAFTA talks has merit: Fiat Chrysler CEO Subscriber content<p>Business Briefing How U.S. became ‘the Wal-Mart of the oil market’ and an unprecedented threat to status quo Subscriber content<p>Poloz unsure if more rate hikes are to come in 2018<p>Trump in …

Business (Canada)

Watch: Find Out What a Full Day of Flights From the Haneda Airport Looks Like

If you're one of those people with their nose stuck to the window watching airplanes come and go while waiting at your gate, you're going to love …

16 little things you will miss after leaving Tokyo

1. Seeing Godzilla’s head peeking over the Shinjuku Toho Building.<p>No Mothra sightings yet, though.<p>2. 24/7 Ramen<p>In a land of endless noodle options, …

23 incredible photos of fjords that will make you want to travel to Norway

Formed by glaciers, fjords are wider than they are long and are either a deep, narrow sea or a lakedrain. They're similar to a bay or cove.<p>Norway and the Svalbard Islands are home to over 1,000 stunning fjords, which make for great sightseeing.<p>We browsed #fjordnorway on Instagram to give you an …

European Travel

These Countries Have the Best Weather in the Whole Entire World

Everyone has a different idea of primo weather, but it's safe to say that once you find your happy spot, you feel like a whole new woman. So whether you like it warm and sunny or super snowy, we've rounded up a list of places with near perfect conditions.<p><b>Best Temps: Ecuador.</b> <b>View Panoramic.</b><p>This …

Q&A With the Mayor of Akureyri, Iceland, One of Lonely Planet's "Best Places in Europe 2015"

<i>© Pam Stucky</i><p>In 2013, I visited the town of <b>Akureyri</b> in Iceland's far north, and had the honor of chatting with the town's Mayor Eiríkur Björn Björgvinsson for the travelogue I was writing at the time. When I saw that Lonely Planet recently named Akureyri as one of its "Best Places in Europe 2015," I …

Iceland

Tokyo’s Roppongi Neighborhood Is a Cultural Hotspot

Though is has a seedy reputation, Tokyo’s Roppongi neighborhood has some of the best museums, restaurants and shopping in the city.<p>The Roppongi …

Iceland: It's Magical, Cheap and Free (ish)

Here's a fun fact: My favorite word is "free." As in, I like to feel free (hence my penchant for muumuus); I love to be free (I am a crazy patriot -- seriously, there's nothing like traveling the world to make you really appreciate America); and... I luuuurve a freebie -- as in free stuff. I'm the …

10 Of The Happiest Places On Earth

Even if you don't live in one of these allegedly jubilant locales, you can and should visit them. Here, the top ten, plus the one place in each country you've just got to see.<p><b>1: Switzerland. View Panoramic & Read More.</b><p><b>2: Iceland. View Panoramic & Read More.</b><p><b>3: Denmark. View Panoramic & Read More.</b><p><b>4:</b> …

LONDON VS. NEW YORK CITY: Which is REALLY the best city in the world?

The cities are alike in that they're both densely populated cosmopolitan metropolises, but they also have their differences.<p>We rounded up the factors that are important for both inhabitants and visitors to take into consideration and used them to help settle the debate.<p>As a side note: Even though I …

England

Explore 'Battleship Island,' the isolated city that's sat untouched off the coast of Japan since 1974

Because of its distance from shore, the island became a permanent home for the mine's workers and their families. Hashima became a self-contained town, with homes, stores, and streets. Much of the architecture above ground was dedicated to large concrete apartment buildings to house the island's …

Urbanism

20 images to inspire your Quebec wanderlust

QUEBEC HADN’T PREVIOUSLY been on my radar for rad places to visit, but when the opportunity to go came calling, my brother Wyatt and I found …

The Tourism Benefits of Being Called the ‘Next Berlin’

However cliche it may seem, being called the next Paris or Brooklyn or Berlin has become a fast-track ticket to landing in headlines.<p>Leipzig, a small …

How to have a budget break in Iceland

‘Iceland is too expensive to visit if you’re on a budget’. Along with ‘don’t eat the street food – it will make you ill’<i>,</i> this is one of the great travel myths. And it could lead you to miss out on some amazing experiences.<p>True, Iceland can be eye-wateringly pricey, but with some planning it is …

These Are the 10 Most Popular Cities in Europe (According to You)

Ever wondered which European destinations are the most popular for American travelers to visit? The Hopper team aggregated a huge number of flight searches to discover which airports in Europe were searched for the most from U.S. destinations.<p>From the pubs of London to the ruins of Athens, these …

Washington, D.C. Had a Record 18.3 Million Domestic Visitors in 2014

The 18.3 million domestic tourists who visited Washington, D.C. in 2014 made it another record-breaking year for the city while spending some $6.8 …

CNN

Interview: Visit Berlin CEO on Capitalizing on the City's Zeitgeist

<i>Editor’s Note: Skift is publishing a series of interviews with CEOs of destination marketing organizations where we discuss the future of their</i> …

I Heart My City: Sheilla’s Tel Aviv

<b>Sheilla Safra Maler</b> was raised in northern Israel, but always longed to return to her birthplace, <b>Tel Aviv</b>. Now that she’s made that dream a reality, Sheilla’s passion for the “White City” has only increased—so much so that she is currently in training to become a tour guide on top of her day job at …

Tel Aviv

Bookstore Tourists Should Head to Buenos Aires

All across Argentina’s capital, lodged between the steakhouses, ice cream shops and pizzerias, is an abundance of something that is becoming scarce …