Travel with chozun

#chozunaday: Here’s travel tips on Spain, France, Canada, Nicaragua, Portugal, Philippines & Cambodia

Every week chozun 途赞 celebrates 5 new places with #chozunaday based on what’s being celebrated around the world. But this week, we celebrate 8 different destinations with travel tips on San Sebastian, Paris, Montreal, Popoyo, Sagres, Baler & Cambodia.

13 February 

Celebrated: World Radio Day – a day to remember the unique power of radio to connect people across the globe – originally proposed by Spain! 

San Sebastian, Spain 

Eat: La Cuchara de San Telmo – hidden down a little side street, an amazing little bar – eat all the pintxos possible & drink to your hearts content.

Do: Santa Clara Island – grab the ferry & head to the tiny island offering a small beautiful beach with great views over the city.

14 February 

Celebrated: Valentines Day in the city of love, with some bonus love tips from team member Louis’ to make your day extra special. 

Paris, France  

 

Art: Check out 59 Rivoli – an artist squat for years before being renovated for a collective of artists.

Culture: And really, you must visit the Le mur des je t’aime (I love you wall) – covered in 612 lava tiles, the wall features the worlds “I love you” in 311 different languages.

15 February 

Celebrated: National Flag of Canada Day marks the day the famous Maple leaf flag replaced the previous Red Ensign that included the Union Jack.

Montreal, Canada 

Eat: Don’t leave Montreal without tasting their city-wide obsession Poutine (fries covered with flavourful gravy and cheese) we recommend the General Mao poutine Poutine Centrale.

Culture: Check out the lively local music scene in one the many bars and watering holes Pub St-Paul Montreal is housed in a historic setting and often hosts live music

Treat: Montreal has also become a leader in Nordic Spas and a visit here must include pampering yourself! Give Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal a try for your ultimate pamper experience.

16 February 

Celebrated: In 1962 the legendary Beach Boys released hit Surfin’ on this day. The surfing Aussie members of chozun picked out 3 surfing hotspots around the world to celebrate. 

Tips on all 3 upcoming surf hotspots (Popoyo, Nicaragua; Sagres, Portugal; Baler, Philippines) can be found here.

17 February

Celebrated: Random Acts of Kindness Day!  We’ve gone back in time to Cambodia, where Co-Founder Zia Word spent some of her time giving back & contributing to Project GEN Z in October 2016. 

Cambodia 

Eat: Dine in the Dark for a unique culinary experience Connecting Hands Cafe Cambodia – employing local sightless Cambodians to deliver you an unforgettable, great dining experience.

Culture: Support locals & find everything you need from fresh produce to artisanal products at Phsar Leu market – one of the most authentic markets in Siem Reap.

Do: Head on 25-mile bumpy tuk-tuk ride outside of the city to Oudong – a green oasis that will feel like you’ve transported back in time for some rolling foothills with amazing views.

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