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.
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!
Oaxaca has become my favourite town in Mexico, and in this guest post I explain why you should go!
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.
Make the best of a day in Montreal by following this detailed full-day walking itinerary, which includes food stop suggestions.
What to expect of Argentina as a solo female traveller, and why you should go!
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?
From city parks where you can relax with a snack and a book, to multi-kilometre stretches of wooded parklands perfect for a walk or a cycle, this is my list of the 10 finest places to get some peace and quiet.
Museums, galleries, street art, music and more, in Canada's largest city.
The tried and true restaurants that make my mouth water!
All my picks, from markets to fine dining.