#MyHamilton: 2015 posts for The Outdoor Explorer

I moved back to Hamilton in 2011 (I lived here for four years while I went to McMaster University in the 90s) and my husband and I still find ourselves telling each other how much we love it here. It happens when we spot a rare buck on the rail trail or take a hike to see the fall leaves. And I’m always telling people what a hip and happening city it is. Read more »

Ensemble Vacations: The Baden Asparagus Route

In May 2015, I travelled to Schwetzingen, located in Germany’s Baden-Württemberg region, to explore a route dedicated to white asparagus. The Baden Asparagus Route is a 136-kilometre route that winds its way through cities and small towns that all celebrate white asparagus. Read more »

Travel Life: Boston, Cape Ann and Spring Blooms

For the spring issue of Travel Life, I edited lots of fabulous articles by other travel writers, but I also got to write a few of my own. Read more »

Writing and Editing for Travel Life magazine

For the last few months, I have been doing a bit of work with Travel Life and editor-in-chief Tammy Cecco. In the first issue of 2015 (Winter), I was more involved with the whole process of putting the magazine together as the senior contributing editor. Read more »

Canadian Cycling mounting biking travel stories

I have one article in both the February/March 2015 and April/May 2015 issues of Canadian Cycling magazine. In the first, I talk about 10 places to mountain bike in Canada this year. Read more »

#MyHamilton blog: The Outdoor Explorer

In late 2014, I was approached by Dana Borcea, from the City of Hamilton, to be the outdoors blogger for a new initiative called #MyHamilton. I’m one of seven local bloggers who gets to explore this fabulous city and write about it for my respective niche. We called my blog The Outdoor Explorer. Read more »

Canadian Cycling: Mountain biking in Vallée Bras du Nord

Last summer, while in Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré to ride around Mont Sainte-Anne, my husband and I were encouraged to go to the town of Saint Raymond. We added an extra day to our vacation plans and headed to Vallée Bras du Nord to check out the two different mountain biking areas that the town is hoping will attract more riders to the area. Read more »

Glow Health Voice: Walking Therapies

For the summer 2014 issue of Glow magazine, I wrote about various natural treatments (both spa and DIY at home) that can be used to soothe aching muscles and feet after vigorous walking. Read more »

Ensemble Vacations: A ham-packed history lesson through Northwestern Spain

Last fall, I took a trip through Castile and León on assignment for Ensemble Vacations. My article, a ham-packed history lesson through Northwestern Spain, was published in the spring issue. It is on page 58 and can be found here. I’m also featured on the contributors page 10.

4 Canadian getaways that will make you love winter

For this Travel + Escape article, I pitched a winter trip I took to the Fairmont Chateau Montebello and ended up writing about three other places to visit in winter, as well. Read more »

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