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Week in Review: February 22 – February 28

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This week at the Current we journeyed to beautiful Thailand, delved back into the world of foreign exchange, planned a March Break getaway, updated our categories, and more! As always, catch up on what you missed with our Week in Review.


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Thailand was our Country of the Week. We looked far back into the history of the only Southeast Asian country to remain uncolonized, discovered its unique culture, and much more HERE.

In our Travel Guide we found out that there’s a lot more to Thailand than ‘just’ one of the world’s most engaging big cities – namely idyllic islands, gorgeous beaches, and rugged mountains. See it all HERE.

Our Currency Spotlight this week looked back at the history of currency in Thailand. Learn more about the Thai baht, as well as the country’s economy as a whole HERE.

FX 101: Restricted Currencies

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Our recurring FX 101 segment made a triumphant return this week as we took a look at why currencies might be restricted. Find out more, including which currencies to look out for and what you can do about it HERE.

Best March Break Vacations for Families

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With March Break fast approaching around Canada, we decided to take a look at the best destinations for families! From sunny beaches to some of the best ski hills in North America – you can start your journey HERE.

Updated Categories

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If you haven’t noticed yet, we’ve updated the categories on theCurrent so it’s now easier than ever to find the original, quality content you’re looking for! Find out what’s changed (and what’s the same) HERE.


Every week we round up the biggest business stories from around the world in Headlines. This week: the oil and loonie are both on the rise, Beijing now has the most billionaires, and more HERE.

Looking Ahead

Next week we’re visiting a beautiful island country in Southern Europe. Beyond that, look for more of the great stories you’ve come to expect!

Remember to follow the Current for all the latest on Continental Currency, travel, business and more. But if you do miss anything, check in every Sunday for our Week in Review and stay informed, stay Current.