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Travel Iceland: The Black Sand Beaches of Vik

The black sand beaches at Vik are particularly impressive because of the vastness of the beach, the unblocked view of the sky, and the jagged stone jutting out at various angles like statues in the sea.

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MMVxTravel: Planning for a 12-Day Trip to Iceland (Enter to Win a Fjällräven Kanken Backpack)

I am writing this blog post a week before I depart from Vancouver to Iceland, on the 12-day “Ring Road” roadtrip around the country.

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MMVxTravel: Vancouver City Girl in the Saskatchewan Prairies

For the long weekend, I was invited to a family reunion for my boyfriend’s side of the family in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan.

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Travel Panama: Tips for Visiting the Panama Canal at Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre

No visit to Panama City would be complete without seeing the Panama Canal, an impressive man-made canal which took 10 years to build at the beginning of the 1900’s.

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Travel Panama: A Hike Through Parque Natural Metropolitano in Panama City

In Panama, the “lungs of Panama City” is Parque Natural Metropolitano, a 232 hectares tropical forest in the centre of the city.

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Travel Panama: The Oreba Organic Cacoa Farm Tour in Bocas Del Toro

Spending a leisurely five days in Bocas Del Toro, Panama, the Oreba Organic Cacoa Farm Tour kept popping up as a must-do in this region. For $30USD, you can take a half-day tour of a cacao farm, completely run by the indigenous Ngabe farmers, while getting an informative, interactive lesson on botany, ecology, wildlife and a hands-on lesson in chocolate making.

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