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According to t+l's travel predictions of 2016, more hotel lounges will be as loungey as one of our  favourites - Oslo's The Thief

According to t+l’s travel predictions of 2016, more hotel lounges will be as loungey as one of our favourites – Oslo’s The Thief

 

Travel predictions for 2016 (t + l)

Why explore regular gardens when you can explore these stunning rooftop gardens? (wired)

All your FAQs about travel – Answered (cn traveler)

If saving money and travelling are both on your list of resolutions for this year, read this (new york times travel)

New York Times’ 52 Places to Go in 2016

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Forget all those ‘Best of…’ end of year lists. Our most anticipated annual list is hands down the New York Times’ 52 Places to Go. It’s like Christmas morning all over again!

This year, we’re on  on the same page with the Times with Mexico City as the top contender for our wander-lusting heart.

Other favs on the list include Malta, San Sebastian, Île de Ré, Marfa and our hometown Toronto! But hey, we also wouldn’t be opposed to checking out each and every single place on this year’s list!

Want to see what other beautiful places made the list? See it here.

 

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No idea what to get the travel junkie in your life for Christmas? CN Traveler has got you covered (cn traveler)

Contemplating a higher education abroad? Here are the best places to be a student world-wide (the guardian)

The best places to travel in 2016. Are any of them on your list? (travel and leisure)

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope, it’s a bicycle up in the Copenhagen air! (The Atlantic)

We’d take free hiking in beautiful California state parks over shopping on any day, but especially on Black Friday  (LA Times)

Nashville suggestions we can get 100% behind (Bon Appetit)

Dates to avoid flying over the Holidays (CN Traveler)

Cat cafes; slowly taking over North America with locations in Seattle & Toronto (Seattle Met & BlogTO)

 

 

Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) Announces Initial 2015 Lineup

The festival gods just keep on giving! Today, Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) it’s line-up for the festival’s 3rd year. Taking place in September this time around, TURF will include performances by Of Monsters and Men, Wilco, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Neko Case, Deerhunter, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Shakey Graves and so much more!

Initial line-up here:

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Which means there is still more to come!
Can’t wait for this one!

SXSW Best Bets for Thursday, March 19, 2015

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So many choices and not enough clones of you for the best SXSW showcases and parties for Thursday, March 19, 2015:

Time: 12pm
Who: Natalie Prass
What: Consequence of Sound Party at Hype Hotel
Where: Hype Hotel (1100 E 5th St)

Time: 1:45pm
Who: Pujol
What: Culture Collide + RedLight Management Showcase
Where: Container Bar (90 Rainey St)

Time: 3pm
Who: Chuck Prophet
Where: Broken Spoke (3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704)

Time: 4pm
What: Rachael Ray’s Feedback House
Who: 4-4:30 PM Caleb Caudle
5-5:30 PM Pine Barons
6-6:30 PM Hollis Brown
7-7:30 PM Walking Shapes
8-8:30 PM Broncho
9-9:30 PM Jared & The Mill
Where: The Feedback House at 1102 East Cesar Chavez Street

Time: 5pm
Who: Iceage
What: DOxPBR (DoStuff & Pabst Blue Ribbon)
Where: Historic Scoot Inn (1308 E 4th St, Austin, TX)

Time: 6pm
Who: Badbadnotgood & Ghostface Killah
What: The Fader Fort
Where: Fader Fort (1101 E 5th St)

Time: 7:05pm
Who: ILoveMakonnen
What: YouTube party
Where:  504 Trinity St

Time: 8pm
Who: Family of the Year
Where: ACL Live at the Moody Theater (310 W 2nd St)

Time: 9pm
Who: Wild Ones
Where: Central Presbyterian Church (200 E 8th St)

Time: 10pm
Who: Alvvays
Where: Cheer Up Charlie’s (900 Red River St)

Time: 11pm
Who: King Tuff
Where: Cedar Street Courtyard (208 W 4th St)

Time: 12am
Who: Courtney Barnett
Where: Cedar Street Courtyard (208 W 4th St)

SXSW Best Bets for Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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A list of our favourite showcasing SXSW bands and parties for Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

Time: 2:30pm
Who: Leon Bridges
What: Spotify House
Where: The Spotify House (901 E. 6th Street, Austin, Texas,78702)

 

Time: 3:30pm
Who: Houndsmouth
What: Spotify House
Where: The Spotify House (901 E. 6th Street, Austin, Texas,78702)

Time: 4pm
Who: HOLYCHILD
What: Splendour in the Grass and The Falls Festival
Where: Holy Mountain (617 E 7th St)

Time: 5pm
Who: Delta Spirit
What: CouchTrippin’ 2015
Where: Container Bar (90 Rainey St)

Time: 6pm
Who: Moon Duo
What: Levitation France
Where: French Legation (802 San Marcos St Austin , TX 78702)

Time: 7pm
Who: Twin Shadow
What: Tumblr IRL
Where: Ironwood Hall (505 E 7th St)

Time: 9pm
Who: Natural Child
Where: Trinity Hall @ Old School (401 E 6th St)

Time: 10pm
Who: METZ
Where: Mohawk Outdoor (912 Red River St)

Time: 11pm
Who: Twin Peaks
Where: Cheer Up Charlie’s (900 Red River St)

Time: 12am
Who: Chastity Belt
Where: 720 Club Patio (720 Red River St (8th St Entrance))

Time: 1am
Who: Diarrhea Planet
Where: Trinity Hall @ Old School (401 E 6th St)

SXSW Best Bets for Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The music portion of SXSW officially begins tomorrow! Cue the shrieks… of both excitement and panic because you still haven’t figured out what artists you should be checking out. No sweat – we’ve got you covered! We created a daily breakdown of our favourite showcasing bands, and here are our best bets for Tuesday, March 17, 2015:

Time: 3pm
Who: Futurebirds
What: HFA Showcase
Where: Sidebar (602 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701)

Time: 5pm
Who: Best Coast
Where: 6th & Congress (6th & Congress, Austin, TX)

Time: 6pm
Who: Cody Brooks
What: BMI’s Howdy Texas Showcase
Where: Stubb’s (801 Red River St)

Time: 8pm
Who: Spoon
What: Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel
Where: Hype Hotel (1100 E 5th St)

Time: 9pm
Who: Odesza
What: Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel
Where: Hype Hotel (1100 E 5th St)

Time: 10pm
Who: Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires
Where: Clive Bar (609 Davis St)

Time: 11pm
Who: Future Islands
Where: Clive Bar (609 Davis St)

Time: 12am
Who: Speedy Ortiz
What: House of Vans
Where: Mohawk Outdoor (912 Red River St)

Time: 1am
Who: Angel Olsen
What: House of Vans
Where: Mohawk Outdoor (912 Red River St)