Kathleen Corrigan

Big Brother China: A Look at China’s Social Credit System

This work of fiction is about to become a reality for the 1.4 billion residents of China where the government plans to roll out a “Social Credit System”. The Chinese government says it’s an attempt to raise “awareness for integrities and the level of credibility within society” through the use of mass surveillance and data collection.

Stress Free Tips for Traveling with Kids

Going to the grocery store with children in tow can be hard enough, let alone going on a vacation; but that doesn’t mean that your globetrotting has to end when you become a parent. In fact, studies have shown that children who go on holiday with their families are happier and tend to score higher in math and reading. They also obtain more general knowledge than their fellow classmates who do not travel.

The Brink of Extinction: The Most Endangered Animals in the World

If man is the keeper of beasts, then we’re not doing a very good job. Despite the fact environmentalism and wildlife protection have come into the mainstream in the last few decades, there are still a number of animals facing complete extinction due to factors like habitat loss, hunting, and climate change.

A Guide to Glamping

If you’re one of those people who like the idea of being outdoorsy but can’t bear the thought of leaving behind your comfy mattress, tastefully decorated surroundings, and indoor plumbing, then “glamping” might be for you. Glamping is all about combining the fun of camping with the conveniences of home and the hip ambiance of your favorite Instagram celebrity’s feed. If you’re eager to try glamping, here’s everything you need to know before you start planning your own relaxing, fun and oh so stylish night under the stars.

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8 Essential TSA Tips for Summer Travel

Summer is the perfect time of year to get out there and travel — whether it’s within this great country of ours or to an exotic foreign locale and everybody seems to be doing it — unfortunately this means packed airports and long security lines. In fact this year, the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) estimates that they will be even busier than usual and expect to see more than 243 million passengers and crew pass through security between Memorial Day and Labour Day.

Travel Destinations to Avoid in 2018

The world is full of many wondrous countries and regions where tourists can expect to be welcomed with open arms; however, there are also places that have seen too much foot traffic that they’re badly in need of renovations or a respite from visitors. Some of the locals in these places have even started harbouring anti-tourism sentiments that you may not want to encounter while trying to enjoy a relaxing holiday.

Life is Highway: The World’s Most Quintessential Road Trips

There is no better feeling than driving down a long stretch of road with a good song on the radio and your best friend in the passenger seat. If you love a good road trip, here are 20 of the best drivable journeys the world has to offer.