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Once we've finally finished our studies at university we've reached our early 20s and we're finally free of the school system that's been holding us hostage for the last 17 years or so. Yes, it's necessary to get a good education to allow us to get a good job and make enough money to support ourselves, but that's not all that's important in life.

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As much as the city that we all call home is awesome, at this time of year, many of us can't help but be consumed by wanderlust as our thoughts turn to more exotic locations. We dream of swapping wet snow for warm sand, and a Double-Double on the TTC for fresh coconut water on a tuk-tuk.

World travel is getting easier and easier, meaning more people are getting involved and stepping out of the Canadian bubble to see what this crazy planet has to offer. Whether you've always dreamed of hiking Machu Picchu, eating food at a market stall in Southeast Asia, or sharing a kiss with bae under the Eiffel Tower, there are a few things that you can start doing to help make your dream a reality.

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Let's be real: Ottawa's pretty late to the rapid transit game. You would think that the capital of Canada would have already had an underground by now. Who are we kidding; it's no surprise that Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver are the only cities with rapid transit. Stop ignoring us, Canada, yes please.

But how far behind are we? What does the rapid transit system look like in other cities around the world that have had them for, let's say, over 100 years? I'll be honest: it's kinda jaw-dropping. Some cities have had a subway system longer than Canada has been a country. Meanwhile we're just testing our underground tracks next month.

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