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Ausable Chasm: go lazy river tubing through an ancient canyon in New York

- Behold, your next summer thrill: Ausable Chasm is a popular tourist attraction in New York that has been around since the 1870s. Located near the hamlet of Keeseville, the site has been coined the “Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks” for its resemblance to the famous Grand Canyon in Arizona. As many as 10 million visitors […]

10 awesome benefits of having Filipino friends in your life

- If you ask anyone who has Filipino friends what they think of Filipinos, they’ll probably tell you that they are some of the friendliest people around. None of it would be an exaggeration either because it is simply the truth—kindness and graciousness are practically ingrained in Filipino DNA. To show my appreciation for my fellow […]

Cancun announces plans to reopen for tourists this summer

- Cancun seeks to ignite a tourism revival in the state by reopening its doors to tourists this summer. The Quintana Roo Tourism Board, which represents popular Mexican destinations such as Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Cozumel, Tulum, Isla Mujeres, Isla Holbox, and Bacalar, says it is planning a swift “multiphase recovery” for the region. […]

The four-day workweek: a possible new norm after the coronavirus pandemic

- Amid the coronavirus pandemic, companies have been forced to experiment with telework options and variable scheduling to keep their businesses running. As such measures are proving to be successful so far, there now exists the possibility of alternate work arrangements persisting even after the health crisis is over. Aside from seeing more employees work from […]

Sicily will help pay for your flights and hotels if you visit this fall

- Although the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, some places are already gearing up for life after the crisis. Among these places is the Italian island of Sicily, which is so desperate for visitors that it is offering to pay for half of people’s airfare plus a third of their accommodations, should they choose to […]

Wuhan takes a step closer to freedom, but it’s too soon to celebrate

- After 76 days under perhaps the strictest lockdown measures in the world, Wuhan, the coronavirus ground zero, made the drastic decision to lift its city-wide travel ban. On the eve of April 8, 11 million citizens waited for the stroke of midnight to celebrate the ‘end’ of an incredibly dark period in the city’s history. […]

Canadians may have to spend Christmas this year in isolation, according to models

- Christmas might be a little different for Canadians this year. While it is unclear exactly how long the social distancing and home isolations will need to continue, recent pandemic models out of Ontario and other places indicate that the health crisis may persist well beyond this year’s Christmas season. According to provincial health officials, projections […]

This is how long Canadians will have to keep social distancing, experts say

- It’s been two full weeks since the coronavirus pandemic first took our country by storm. Back in early March, when cases began to skyrocket across Canada, federal and provincial governments scrambled to contain the growing outbreaks. New emergency policies were introduced almost every day; each one seemingly stricter than the last. Now, the entire nation […]