Spain is widely considered to be one of the most wonderful, diverse countries to visit in the world. From its history to its culture, there are so many wonderful places to explore when visiting. If you’re traveling to Spain for the first time, check out some of the best places you should try and visit while there.

Valencia

Located in the eastern part of the country, Valencia is considered one of the most important cities in Spain. Among many other attractions , Valencia is home to an entertainment complex known as the City of Arts and Sciences where there are several…


With summer right around the corner, it’s likely to start getting extremely hot out very soon. You might even be experiencing some of those pre-summer heat waves yourself. The intense heat that comes with summer can also bring challenges when trying to get out and do your daily run. Running in the heat can be difficult, and can bring a lot of potential medical troubles your way if you don’t properly prepare. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re thinking about going out for a run in that summer heat.

Avoid Dehydration

This might seem obvious but you’d…


Engaging in physical activity requires a lot of breath that will help to sustain your workout longer. Breathing is essential to life but also essential to running. Breathing correctly helps to support your runs whether they are long marathon runs, cross country runs, or short bursts of sprints.

When just starting a running regime, many people can find they are very out of breath within even the first 10–15 minutes of your run. This quite often means that your starting pace is incorrect and you are running too fast too quickly, but also that you are breathing wrong.

Increasing speed…


No matter where you travel in the world, packing accordingly is vital to make sure you have everything you need and don’t have to purchase specific items once you’ve arrived. Many people are, in fact, not great at packing the correct things when they prepare for travel. A lot of times, we either back to lite or too much depending on what we deem most important.

Because packing is such an essential part of traveling and being prepared, you must understand the different elements that come into play in deciding what to bring on your trip. …


If you’re a Canadian or someone who loves to run marathons, you are aware of the upcoming Vancouver Sun Run in April. The Sun Run is known as Canada’s largest 10k road race on a scenic course through Vancouver. Not only is it a great experience to do either by yourself, with a team, or the whole family, but it offers fun celebrations for finishing the race, that you can enjoy with your team and your friends who supported you during your run.

When running any race, it’s essential to get your body ready by putting together a training schedule…


If you have experienced a grand sense of wanderlust and thoroughly enjoy helping others, there are numerous opportunities to experience both at the same time. Most countries around the world give way to different programs you can join in order to provide back while seeing the sites of the country you are visiting. One of the significant aspects of volunteering abroad is that it can be profoundly attractive to anyone on a budget that would love to travel yet give back to the country they visit.

Luckily, GoAbroad.com has compiled an extensive list of countries in which you can enroll…


Marathons have a unique way of bringing people together. It’s as true for spectators as it is for the athletes participating. Any runners with a passion for travel should strongly consider combining the two. Worldwide, there are dozens of marathons that should be experienced at least once in a lifetime. Here are a few especially noteworthy races taking place in 2019.

The Uganda International Marathon
If you’re searching for a unique running experience, look no further than the Uganda International Marathon. This incredible marathon is not for the faint of heart. The off-road terrain has a decent amount of hills that…


Living in Canada gives way to some of the most beautiful outdoor views one can hope to find. Being an avid runner in Montreal, you start to learn some of the best routes to take depending on the time of year. Thankfully, Montreal has a vast amount of places to visit on your runs and will make anyone who currently resides there or just visiting, fall in love with the city. We are going to take a look at a few of some of the best and most beautiful routes to take on your run in Montreal.

Parc Jean Drapeau…


The Glastonbury Music Festival is known as one of the oldest and largest music festivals in the world. This festival started back in 1970 on a farm in Somerset, which continued to expand to different fields nearby, due to the growing number of attendees. Glastonbury is a perfect destination for music lovers visiting England during the summer months. The festival is usually held during the second or third weekend in June, lasting from Wednesday until Sunday.

The festival has grown and grown each year, making the tickets for the event almost impossible to get your hands on. But the prices…


It’s the middle of December which can only mean we have made it to the winter months. For anyone who enjoys exercising outdoors, colder temperatures are a sign it’s time to move indoors. Most types of exercise can be done indoors, including running. But running on a treadmill all winter isn’t the most exciting way to keep yourself active.

Fortunately, with the right winter clothing and accessories, runners can brave almost any cold temperature. Just about all Canadian cities offer the option for year-round running, based on average winter temperatures. …

Mallory Maclellan

Travel enthusiast and unit claims manager at Intact Insurance. mallory.maclellan@intact.net

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