Travel

Maya exhibit premieres at the Royal B.C. Museum

Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises is the largest Mayan exhibition to ever be shown in North America. Many of the artifacts are from Guatemala, and have never been shown internationally…

Gap year travelling won’t solve your quarter-life crisis

Don’t know what to do with your life? Travel might not be the answer. Running away, or travelling, may seem like an easy way out of your quarter-life crisis. But…

Travel — considerations on purpose

Searching amongst the chaos “Hello, my friend! What are you doing here?!” I’m stumped. The sun is setting over the lush, mountainous landscape, which I’ll soon be travelling through overnight…

Local non-profit organization sends inaugural yoga student to India

Rebecca Young is The Om Work Project’s first scholarship student to travel overseas and expand her yoga training Despite never having travelled in the air for longer than six hours,…

Don’t go chasing Instagram likes

  Bali’s waterfalls look better on Instagram than they do in person. These days, it’s starting to seem like social media and travel go hand in hand. While travelling to…

Five reasons to not go on a field school (and five reasons why you should)

Maybe you’re looking for a way to round out that elective requirement, raise your GPA, or see the world on your parents’ (or student loans’) dime. Field Schools seem like…

Luke Wallace and the quest to save the salmon of Bristol Bay

Salish Sea activist and musician brings Fish First tour to Victoria Folk musician and Salish Sea resident Luke Wallace will be stopping in Victoria on October 4 as part of…

Accessing my abilities in Cuba

I am a student at UVic who gets around campus with the help of a guide dog. I am legally blind. With help, I was able to study for a…

Business (not) as usual in Brussels

Brussels is not the most obvious destination for a traveller in Europe. The air is dirty and thick, and Belgian police seem to get a kick out of sounding their…