Free & Easy Traveler Blog

Free & Easy Traveler Blog

Staff Picks: Favourite Country

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:51:53 AM

Question: What’s your favourite country in the world?

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Topics: Group Trips, Travel Tips, Staff Picks

Staff Picks: Favourite Travel Day Snack

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:49:42 AM

Question: What is your favourite travel day snack?

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Topics: Travel Tips, Staff Picks

Staff Picks: Favourite Place to Party

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:49:00 AM

Question: Where in the world is your favourite place to throw down?!

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Topics: Group Trips, Travel Tips, Staff Picks

The Art of Green Travel

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:48:37 AM

As responsible travelers, protecting the world we play in is of utmost importance. I know I’m on top of my recycling, composting and all-around greenie habits when I’m on my home turf, but it’s easy to get lost in the relaxation and freedom of a vacation and forget that everything we do while on the road has an effect on the world.  So, here are 5 ways that you can help ensure that you continue those green habits you have at home while traveling the globe. 

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Topics: Group Trips, Green Travel, Travel Tips, Staff Picks

The Truth About Traveling

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:48:25 AM

FnEZ traveler Derek Lantz embarked on an epic 20-day trip through the Philippines in March taking him from the sun-soaked, white sand beaches of Palawan to dance-filled nights in the Rasta bars of Boracay and meandering walks through the charming port city of Cebu. Along the way he realized exactly how much travel has altered his perspective, and here he shares the thoughts that brought him to his on-the-road realizations. 

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Topics: Travel Tips

How to Spot a Traveler

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:48:12 AM

It’s an acquired skill of anyone who’s spent enough time on the road; picking a fellow nomad out of a crowd. You may catch a little sparkle in their eye as they see the world through their well-traveled set of rose-coloured glasses, or you sense a cultured quality about them that you just can’t quite pinpoint. It’s tangible and intangible, all at once.

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Topics: Group Trips, Travel Tips, Staff Picks

Beating the Traveler's Arch Nemesis: Jet Lag

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:47:16 AM

It’s an inevitable part of traveling internationally – the dreaded jet lag. Particularly bad cases can even leave you yawning, napping and snoozin’ for days on end while your friends go out and take advantage of being perfectly adjusted (wtf? how?) to the time change. I’ve always prided myself on being a bit of a jet lag master (please, hold your applause) and I figured it’s about time to pass on my tips to all you globetrotters.

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Topics: Travel Tips

5 Ways to Fuel Your Inner Adrenaline Junkie

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:35:35 AM

If you dig the feeling of your heart racing, your pulse thumping in your ears, and that knot of adrenaline in your stomach, then Peru is the trip for you! Despite the country being smaller than the average Canadian province, it has every type of landscape you could ever imagine, making it one hell of a playground.

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Topics: Group Trips, Travel Tips, Staff Picks

5 Best Ways to Hammock

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:35:23 AM

Hammocking is a lifestyle. And if you travel Free & Easy style, then you probably have one stashed in your backpack at all times, ready to be strung up wherever convenient for your chilling pleasure. You probably also have one in your backyard, living room, bedroom, and anywhere else where the need to laze could hit you. You could say that through our years of traveling we’ve perfected the art of hammocking, and so today, on International Hammock Day, we will be sharing with you the five ways we like to hammock best. 

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Topics: Travel Tips, Staff Picks

Lessons From a Travel-preneur

Posted by Free & Easy Family on Dec 13, 2018 11:35:12 AM

Name: Nikki Scott

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Topics: Group Trips, Travel Tips