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.
5 European day hikes everyone should experience
Here are five of the most scenic and most accessible day hikes in Europe. All you need are an average level of fitness and good shoes.
10 Zika-free honeymoon spots
While the Zika virus is prevalent across much of the tropics, there are still plenty of destinations that are both romantic and Zika-free.
25 things I learned in 25 years of solo travel
Some of the things I've learned since that first solo trip to Europe in 92 that helped make me a better traveller.
6 underrated New Zealand towns you should visit
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 towns.
10 Zika-free babymoon destinations for 2017
Looking for a relaxing vacation before the baby arrives? There are plenty of places outside the tropics where you won’t have to worry about Zika, malaria, or dengue.
10 awesome Zika-free beach destinations for 2017
Some of the world’s best beach destinations that will appeal to couples and young families, as well as remain safe for pregnant women.
5 Mexican towns that will make you forget the beach
Go visit these highland towns before everyone else does!
Zika in Mexico and Central America
Everything you need to know about Zika in Mexico and Central America, including lower-risk areas in those regions.
Zika-free travel destinations in the Caribbean
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.)
Solo Female Travel to Argentina
What to expect of Argentina as a solo female traveller, and why you should go!
7 best destinations for solo travelers over 50
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!
11 best spots in Toronto to capture awesome photos
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.
7 reasons why you should visit Oaxaca
Oaxaca has become my favourite town in Mexico, and in this guest post I explain why you should go!
One day in Montreal, a self-guided walking tour
Make the best of a day in Montreal by following this detailed full-day walking itinerary, which includes food stop suggestions.
The accidental hitchhiker
Contest entry for the World Nomad's Travel Writing Scholarship, about my very first hitchhiking experience as a middle age woman!