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Salt Lake City: Exploring Temple Square
Aug 12, 2014
No trip to Salt Lake City is complete without a visit to the spiritual centre of the city: Temple Square. This is where you’ll find the world headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - but you don’t need to be a religious person to appreciate the...
Korea – Temples Of Tranquility
Apr 19, 2014
Temple Stay is a cultural experience program that was designed to enhance the foreign travellers’ knowledge of Korean Buddhism. Visitors are welcome to stay at Buddhist temples regardless of their religious belief. A typical temple stay program allows for an overnight stay at a Buddhist temple with participation in Buddhist...
From Kava To Cannibals - Hopping From One Perfect Place To The Next In Fiji
Feb 11, 2014
It was a ritual that would become commonplace for me as the week wore on: Sit cross-legged on the floor, facing the chief and his most favoured warrior, both of them adorned with an elaborate costume of colourful flower leis and dry, brown grass. Take the wooden bowl of cava...
The Luxury Guide - Rome, Italy
Feb 6, 2014
Each year millions of visitors from around the world flock to the Eternal City of Rome. Although ancient landmarks like the Coliseum and the Vatican grace the skyline, below is a city that has found a balance between preserving the past and embracing modern trends in food, fashion and luxury...
Boats, Books & Believers - Three Very Different Ways To Organize Your European Voyage Of Discover
Jul 5, 2013
Anyone who dreams of visiting Europe, whether for the first time or to see something they missed before, need wait no longer. Our strong Canadian dollar makes it the best time in years to cross the pond. With so many special places, however, the most difficult choice will be which...
A Vatican Vacation - Touring Italy's Catholic Capital
Apr 10, 2013
    Vatican City is never what you'd call "low profile", probably the most politically active area in the world outside of Washington DC and the UN headquarters in New York. Still, following the recent appointment of Pope Francis the area has been under international scrutiny usually reserved for Royal weddings. Vatican...
The Spirit of Japan - Religion In The Land Of The Rising Sun
Mar 11, 2013
    Japan is a country with a rich spiritual history. Many religions call this country home but some have been practiced on this island longer than others. Most off these religions have their own special places or shrines around which pilgrims or adherents can gather. Shintoism It is hard to classify Shintoism...
Pilgrim's Progress - Follow The Paths Of The Faithful Throughout Europe
Feb 28, 2013
    Pilgrimage has been a focus of spirituality in Europe from the days of early Christianity, and the trails worn by those early wayfarers set the routes for today’s travellers. Not everyone embarks on a pilgrimage for spiritual reasons but many agree that, by the end of the journey, their outlook...
Remember Remembrance Tours - Cashing In On The War Tourism Niche
Nov 26, 2012
It’s November and the month of remembrance as attributed to those who have lost their lives or gave their best efforts in fighting for their country. Most often we, as a race, focus our remembrance on the two World Wars number one and number two. My paternal grandfather was a...
Trekking The Holy Land
Oct 31, 2012
  Faith-based travel is big business these days. With a growing catalogue of packages in the middle-east, and widespread loosening of...
Have A Good Friday - 7 Surprising Easter Traditions From Around The World
Mar 29, 2012
      Easter is widely referred to as the holiest of Christian holidays, steeped in ancient traditions – including the Easter Vigil. During the vigil, new baptisms are performed and certain church officials ushered into their positions. This tradition has morphed over the last century in much of Northern Europe into a...
Have Faith Will Travel - Tap Into One Of The Fastest Growing Travel Niches
Oct 26, 2011
It is no secret that religious tourism is a fast growing niche in the world of travel. We’re not just talking about the devoted going on pilgrimages but normal folks interested in the history of a destination, which co-incidentally, is also associated with a specific religion. Then, there are the...
Heavenly Commissions - Get Into The Habit of Selling Faith-Based Travel
Oct 27, 2010
Okay, now you’re talking! This is a niche all agents should have faith in and be selling religiously. There’s a 50-50 chance your clients are religious and those are pretty good odds.