travel


Tripped out travel feature

This is an introduction to the Manitoban‘s tripped out feature edition, covering a range of travel stories submitted by some of our readers and editors,…


Lost Luggage

My decision to organize “Lost Luggage,” a travel writing contest between students at the University of Manitoba and City University of Hong Kong, came out…


The smog

“What do you want?” Ian looked at me, as direct as his question. I didn’t know him at all. I came with Justus, whom I…


Business as usual

Everything loses beauty with overexposure. Even the sunrise becomes devalued when one sees it constantly with tired eyes from the seat of a 747. Cycles…


Change in perspective

The term wanderlust is defined in the Oxford Dictionaries as “the strong desire to travel,” but I feel as though it is more than just…


Lotus-eater vibes

It goes without saying that British Columbia is rotten with hippies. Especially in summer, when the gentle people travel from many provinces and countries to…


We are all tourists

Pedestrians pour over the perfectly manicured grass and onto the street, obstructing the cars attempting to drive by. Everyone seems to move at a glacial…


A musician’s worst nightmare

A very small controversy recently raged among musicians online due to Air Canada’s policy on musical instruments. As of Oct. 2, the policy on the…


Traveling on a budget

How to pick a hostel Hostelling allows you to lodge on a budget while meeting people from around the world. I recommend HostelBookers.com. Easy to…