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Don’t Feed the Whale Sharks

Tourists in the Philippines who feed whale sharks unknowingly harm the very creature they had come to see.

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A Modern Escape

Yoga retreats offer people a chance to escape from the city and reconnect with mind, body, and community.

Valparaiso

Valley of Paradise

This Chilean city’s famous cable cars and hilly neighbourhoods are living relics of its maritime history.

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Seasonably Late: A Guide to Pacific Rim Travel

The Pacific Rim is home to many beautiful countries. Here are some suggestions of where to go and when.

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Supertrees

Singapore’s huge Supertrees blend innovative technology and natural greenery, creating spectacular views from both ground and treetop.

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Down the Amazon

Iquitos, Peru is your gateway to an unforgettable adventure exploring the Amazon’s villages, exotic plants, and animals.

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Grow Your Own

Taproot, Kauai, is a farming community that supplies herbs, spices, and exotic fruits and vegetables to adventurous chefs.

Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Palawan

The Philippines’ Last Frontier

Breathtaking views, crystal blue waters, powder white sand. Heaven on Earth is found at Palawan Province, Philippines.

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Let’s Celebrate

From dragon boat races in China to ancient Incan rituals in Peru, the Pacific Rim is rich in celebrations. Take a quick trip around the region and discover what festivals these diverse nations have to offer.

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Hiking the Wild Coast

British Columbia’s West Coast Trail winds 75 kilometres along Vancouver Island’s southwest coast, traversing marshes and beaches. With panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, the trail is home to black bears, wolves, and cougars.

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The Cameron Highlands

Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands, one of the country’s largest colonial hill stations, attracts 30,000 visitors a week and offers a cool climate to enjoy the many hiking trails and tea plantation tours the region has to offer.

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Chasing the Sunset

The Vic-Maui Yacht Race takes sailors on an epic journey across the Pacific Ocean.

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Life on the Waterline

Adventurous live-aboard boaters spend their lives traversing the world’s waterways.

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Around the Pacific

The night markets, hikes, festivals, and eco-tourism options of four Pacific Rim Countries.

Trailblazing

Remote destination travel tips for the intrepid traveller.

Passion Without Borders

Local volunteer starts community building organizations in Peru.

Star of Departures Justin Lukach Tells Travel Tales

Star of Departures, Justin Lukach, advises adventure seekers.

An Emerald Mountain

Trekking through one of the world’s marvels: the Batad Rice Terraces  in the Philippines

Last Word

Some quick travel trivia.

Travel 2012 Report

Travel report for Japan, Papua New Guinea, Singapore in 2012.

World Snapshots

A look at the latest societal trends from around the Pacific Rim.

48 Hours In …

Facts and information to prepare you for a trip to Vietnam, Australia, Hong Kong, and Mumbai.

Sister Cities an Ocean Apart

Numata and Port Hardy: a tale of two towns and their kinship.

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Travel information about countries in South East Asia.

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