10 best things to do in El Paso, Texas

First colonized by Don Juan de OƱate in 1598, the Texan city of El Paso has a distinctly Spanish feel. Despite becoming US territory in the 1840s, most El Paso residents speak Spanish as their first language. This shouldn’t come as too much of a shock, however, considering El Paso’s location alongside the US-Mexico border. …

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Can you drive from North America to South America?

The short answer: no. The longer and more accurate answer is: yes, but not all the way. Thanks to the Pan-American Highway, driving from North to South America is a much easier prospect than it was in the past. You can drive from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to the tip of South America, almost 25,000 miles …

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Top 12 Things to Do in Salt Lake City

Thinking of making a trip to Salt Lake City? If you have never been there, this article will give you some cool ideas on how to best spend your time in the capital of Mormon. Apart from mountains and deserts, there are many more places to visit and things to explore and enjoy in the …

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Travelling Ontario on a budget: our best tips

As Canada’s second largest province by size and biggest in population, any backpacking trip to this country ought to include Ontario. Home to the federal capital of Ottawa, the nation’s largest and most diverse city (Toronto), and an endless wilderness of lakes, rocks, and trees up north, you’ll find plenty of sights and adventure opportunities …

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Snow resorts to visit when backpacking British Columbia

Want to spend a month sampling the best snow resorts British Columbia has to offer? Check out the resorts listed below, and you’ll be sure to have a wild time with your mates in some of the most lit terrain on Earth. Whistler Blackcomb When it comes to snow resorts to visit when backpacking British …

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