Articles written by: Kate Walker

Who is Kate Walker? She's a freelance writer, yoga addict, and citizen of the concrete jungle. When not on the mat, Kate can be found at the dog park or on the dock in Muskoka. She is also pretty fond of running, skiing, and Settlers of Catan.

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The Ultimate Guide To Packing Like A Pro

Traveling is awesome, there’s no doubt about it. What makes it even more awesome? Knowing how to pack like a professional globetrotter. Avoid overstuffed suitcases, wrinkled clothes, leaky bottles, and all of those other irritating but seemingly inevitable annoyances with our guide to assembling a top notch travel kit. Plan [...]

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7 Reasons You Should Go To Iceland

With limited daylight during the winter months and its relatively isolated location, Iceland doesn’t usually make top 10 lists when it comes to must-visit destinations. Which is a real shame, when you consider how much there is to see and do in this breathtakingly beautiful country. From where to find [...]

6 Best Restaurants With A View

6 Best Restaurants With A View

If you’re looking for a dining experience to remember next time you’re on holiday, search no further than our roundup of the best restaurants with a view. Great food is a given but where these spots truly shine is in where they’re located. Overlooking entire cities, set into cliffs beside [...]

Unusual Activities To Do On Your Next Vacation

Unusual Activities To Do On Your Next Vacation

Bored of the same old when it comes to travel? Feel as if though you’ve seen and done it all? Consider it time to shake up your holiday itinerary with some truly atypical vacation activities. From cage diving with crocs in South Africa to enjoying dinner at a table hovering [...]

A Foodie’s Guide To Paris

A Foodie’s Guide To Paris

It’s no secret that in France lies the heart of gastronomy. It is, after all, home to some of the world’s most exceptional cheeses, breads, meats, and wines. While you could try to eat your way through the country (and we heartily encourage this endeavor), it’s easy to become overwhelmed [...]

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6 Ways To Avoid Expensive Travel Mistakes

No one likes unexpected travel expenses. Replacing luggage, getting walloped by roaming fees, and finding out you overpaid for a hotel room are just some of the unfortunate things that can ruin your budget, not to mention vacation experience. While there are no guarantees in life (or in travel), there [...]

7 Best Bookstores In The World

7 Best Bookstores In The World

Stumbling upon a gem of a bookstore is a bibliophile’s dream come true. Stumbling upon a gem of a bookstore in a brand new city is downright euphoric. From legendary destinations to tucked away treasures, we’ve rounded up a list of some of the best book shops in the world. [...]

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6 Things To Do In Tokyo

Fish markets, sumo wrestling matches, hole in the wall restaurants you’d have otherwise missed… Tokyo is a treasure trove of amazing things to do but it’s hard to know where to start. From must-see tourist spots to tucked away gems, we’ve got the whole spectrum covered with this guide to [...]

6 Great Jobs for Travel Lovers

6 Great Jobs for Travel Lovers

Ever dreamed of earning a living traveling the world? Fancy exploring every corner of this magnificent planet of ours, all while putting in a solid day’s work? Whether you have a passion for music, would love to guide tours, or are considering consulting,  we’ve covered the spectrum of jobs guaranteed [...]

8 Tips for Traveling While Pregnant

8 Tips for Traveling While Pregnant

As most women who are currently, or have been, with child will likely tell you, being pregnant doesn’t have to mean putting your life on hold. Whether you’re heading out on a dream babymoon or embarking on the road trip of a lifetime, it can totally be done, provided you’re [...]