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 »

Downhill mountain biking in Whistler

I love mountain biking, but I had to share my downhill mountain biking experience in Whistler for Travel+Escape. It was my first time, so I made sure that my first attempt started at one of the famous women’s night events so that I could get a little coaching. Read more »

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Japan

A few years ago, my sister was teaching English in Japan, so my parents and I decided to visit over the Christmas holidays. I had always wanted to tell the story of our interesting New Year’s Eve. We ended up visiting both a Buddhist temple and a Shinto shrine and I really felt the juxtaposition between the two was worth writing about. I was able to write a blog post about the experience for Travel+Escape. Read more »

On T+E: Saving coral and sea turtles in the Florida Keys

At the end of August, I headed to the Florida Keys to explore various volunteer opportunities. My trip was cut short when Tropical Storm Isaac turned into a hurricane warning and all visitors were faced with a mandatory evacuation. Luckily I was still able to write a bit about my visit, including these two posts for Travel+Escape: Read more »

Travel+Escape: July posts take you across Canada

I gathered a few summertime ideas for some Travel+Escape posts:

A visit to the ice age: My trip to the Garden of the Glaciers in Baie Comeau, QC. Read more »

A restaurant that celebrates moms all year round

Two years ago this spring, I was tiptoeing through the tulips in Holland. I spent an extra-long weekend in Amsterdam, exploring the city as well as the Keukenhof. While I was there, I ate at this wonderful restaurant called Moeders. Moeders means “mothers” in Dutch and the whole funky interior is devoted to moms around the world. Here’s my latest blog post from Travel + Escape: Celebrating Mom Amsterdam-style. Read more »

March blog posts for Travel + Escape

This month, I focused on Hawaii for Travel + Escape. I wrote about my kayaking adventure in Kailua and snorkelling in Hanauma Bay. Read more »

My first blog post for the Travel+Escape channel website

I am so thrilled to join the Travel+Escape family as a travel blogger. My first blog post is called “Reconnect with your inner kid” and is about my first time at the Quebec Winter Carnival last winter. [read full article] Read more »