I write on the topics of solo travel, budget travel, food, wine, and my hometown of Toronto. Other destinations I know a lot about include Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, New Zealand, and Thailand.
Everything you need to know about Zika in Mexico and Central America, including lower-risk areas in those regions.
Even if you’re in New Zealand mostly for the outdoors, consider spending a night or two in some of these pleasant but lesser-known NZ towns.
Where can you go in the Caribbean to avoid Zika right now? (This piece is part of a series commissioned by I&I Travel Media for Matador Network.)
Go visit these highland towns before everyone else does!
What to expect of Argentina as a solo female traveller, and why you should go!
Temperate climate, good food, decent infrastructure, and a variety of activities where there is little risk of breaking a bone. If you're 50+, visit these countries!
TORONTO’S MOST ICONIC IMAGES include old stone buildings, modern glass towers, and Lake Ontario. Check out this list to find out exactly where to go, and even where to stand, to capture those postcard-perfect shots.
Oaxaca has become my favourite town in Mexico, and in this guest post I explain why you should go!
Make the best of a day in Montreal by following this detailed full-day walking itinerary, which includes food stop suggestions.
Contest entry for the World Nomad's Travel Writing Scholarship, about my very first hitchhiking experience as a middle age woman!
Toronto has a vibrant art scene, including many outdoor public art projects that everyone can enjoy. Below are some of the best and most interesting ones, all located downtown and easily accessible by public transit.
If you're looking for good food and don't want to spend a fortune, here are my top picks.
MY PICKS BELOW, to have a quintessential Toronto experience, are aimed at getting you away from the urban bustle and immersed into appealing natural or man-made environments with their distinctive sights, sounds, and tastes.
Should you visit Mexico? And more specifically, should you visit Mexico as a solo woman?