Issue #13 - July 3-9, 2021 View online
Mark Stachiew Travels Friday Five

Welcome to this week's Friday Five, a quick collection of the most interesting travel stories that I shared in the past week on Mark Stachiew Travels. Even as the vaccination picture improves in Canada, many people are wary of travelling very far, but the silver lining is that could be a boon to the Canadian tourism industry. Check out the links to the stories below to find out why.

Border restrictions could provide a boost to Canada’s lagging tourism sector
Maybe Canada's border restrictions could be a good thing for the country's lagging tourism sector because it will stimulate more people to travel within their own country. (Globe & Mail)

Many Canadians still reluctant to travel: survey
A new survey reveals that many Canadians are still hesitant to travel and those who are going somewhere in the next three months don't plan on going very far. (CTV News)

These are the most-searched ‘bucket list’ travel experiences in the world
If these are the 10 most-searched ‘bucket list’ travel experiences in the world then people don't have a lot of imagination. (CNBC)

Write to roam: why armchair travelling is back in fashion
Travel restrictions have triggered a resurgence of interest in classic travel literature. Sales of travel books are so strong that publishers are delving into their back lists to find classic titles they can reissue while the demand is high. (The Guardian)

'Most expensive economy flight in history' has Australians stunned
One-way flights from London to Sydney have been selling for as much as $43,000, which are possibly the most expensive economy tickets in history. Here's why. (Dmarge)

Thanks for reading! If you like what you read, have suggestions of what you'd rather see or just want to drop me a line to tell me where you're travelling this summer, write me at [email protected]. And don't forget to forward this newsletter to anyone else that you think would find it interesting.


Have a great weekend!



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