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Contest: Win a free Zinio digital magazine subscription!

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Are you a travel magazine fanatic, but you hate lugging around piles of dead trees? Zinio may be the answer–and you could win one of 10 free Zinio digital magazine subscriptions right here at Facing the Street. How does Zinio work? In a nutshell, once you subscribe (or win a subscription!), you’ll receive each complete […]

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Contest: Win a Mexican villa vacation for four!

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Ever dreamed of a Mexican villa vacation for four? Now’s your chance to win one! Paradise Hunter, a TV show that showcases the vacation home life around the world, is giving away a week in a villa in Akumal on the Mayan Riviera. To enter the contest, you just have to sign up for the […]

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Enter your travel photos for chance to win a cycling trip!

Posted on August 30th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

bicycle on bridge near Almonte, Ontario

Do you like to cycle? Do you bring along a camera? Then you might be interested in the contest currently running at the ExperiencePlus website. The bicycle tour company is marking its 40th anniversary with a competition for photographers. Submit your best pix in three categories–food and local culture, panoramas and vistas, and cyclists–for a […]

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Canadians: Enter to win a trip to Ireland!

Posted on July 15th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Here’s an easy contest (open to Canadians only–sorry, everyone else!): Go to Tourism Ireland’s Canadian Facebook page, correctly answer a skill-testing question, and you have a chance to win a seven-night trip to “Discover Dublin and Beyond.” The only hitch is that you have to be free to travel between September 5 and 15, 2011. […]

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Contest: Your photo could win you a trip to Yosemite!

Posted on March 8th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Fancy yourself a shutterbug? Enter your best images in Smithsonian.com’s 9th annual photo contest and you could win a trip to Yosemite National Park worth $3,000. Try your luck in five categories: Americana, the Natural World, People, Altered Images and Travel. The contest closes on December 1, 2011, so you have lots of time to […]

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Win a Zambian safari

Posted on January 31st, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Fancy yourself a creative type? The Zambia Tourism Board is asking for help in developing a new slogan and logo. The prize for the creator of each item? A 15-day Zambian safari. Not too shabby. For details, see the Zambia Tourism Board website. The contest closes February 25, 2011. Good luck! Photo: Zambia Tourism Board.

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Contest: Live like a local in Paris

Posted on January 30th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

NileGuide and iStopOver are running a contest with the prize of a romantic week for two in Paris. The prize includes a furnished rental apartment courtesy of iStopOver. To enter, go to NileGuide’s Facebook page and follow the links. The contest ends February 21, 2011. Good luck!

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World Nomads contest: Win a three-week trip to Turkey

Posted on January 25th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Exploring Istanbul to update a Rough Guide. Being mentored by a seasoned travel writer. And spending 12 days cycling, horseback riding and sea kayaking in Turkey with BikeHike Adventures. Wow, if I was still an “emerging travel writer” (well, some days it still feels that way), I’d be frantically working on my application for this […]

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Contest: Win an African safari for 11!

Posted on January 5th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Become a friend of Intrepid Travel on Facebook, and you could win a 14-day trip to Africa for you and 10 lucky friends. Highlights of the Road to Zanzibar tour include a Serengeti Plain safari, a night of camping at Ngorongoro Crater, visits to a children’s home and a Chagga village, and a stay on […]

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Ottawa photo contest captures neighbourhoods

Posted on November 23rd, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Looking for an inside glimpse into some of Ottawa’s liveliest neighbourhoods? Check out the submissions to the Picture It Downtown photo contest, which focused (pardon the pun) on the Glebe, Wellington West and other cool neighbourhoods. I wish I’d found out about this contest while it was still running–I would have loved to have entered!

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