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Eat, Pray, Love...I'm headed to Southeast Asia!!

I am going to Southeast Asia!!!

On my 25th birthday, I had the idea of writing my 35-year-old self a letter. I thought it’d be fun for my older, settled self to pay a visit to my bright-eyed, experience-hungry self and look back on how far I’d come in life.   541 more words

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The Story so Far: Pesticide suspected in Quebecers' deaths

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Monday, March 2.

Click on the audio player below to hear the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today. 32 more words

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Ayutthaya's ghost temples

The first time Europeans officially set foot in the Kingdom of Siam, the forerunner of modern Thailand, the great city of Ayutthaya had been the political and economic capital of one of the most powerful kingdoms in Southeast Asia for a century and a half. 814 more words

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What's so special about a white elephant?

The expression “white elephant” refers to a gift, typically cumbersome and large in size, that is difficult to dispose of and exorbitantly expensive to maintain. Like, say, something that eats 200 to 600 pounds of food in a single day. 840 more words

Soaking It Up in El Nido

It’s not every day you go to a place recommended to you by people who have never been themselves. It’s even less common that it becomes your favourite place on your three month trip. 319 more words

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Lao Kareoke

Today was quite an emotional day. Emotional, yet cleansing. A new concept I’ve been working on through meditation and learning other ways to dispose of negative energy. 445 more words

Bélanger sisters likely died of pesticide intoxication, coroner says

The coroner’s investigation into the deaths of two Quebecers in Thailand in June 13, 2012 was pegged to a unidentified substance likely present in pesticides. 224 more words

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