• Parks Canada turned 100 yesterday and to celebrate the centennial, parks across the country are holding special events throughout the summer. Urbanites can learn the basics of camping on June 18th’s “Learn to Camp” day which will host workshops like how to pitch a tent and cooking in the outdoors. [Parks Canada]
  • The incomparable Don George, Traveler contributing editor and travel writing conference veteran, dispenses advice on how to make the most of the upcoming TBEX travel bloggers conference in Vancouver. [Gadling]

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