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.

October Celebrations Around The World

October Celebrations Around The World

Teng Chieh festival, El Dia de los Muertos, Alla Helgons Dag, Halloween… who knew there were so many celebrations taking place on or around the end of October? From days to honor the deceased to celebrations that span several months, read on for a look at these spooky celebrations around [...]

6 Must-Visit Haunted Hotels

6 Must-Visit Haunted Hotels

Fancy yourself fearless? You might be singing a different tune after spending a night in one of these allegedly haunted hotels. From the ghost-infested Hotel Burchianti in Florence to Tokyo’s decidedly creepy Akasaka Weekly Mansion, read on for a guide to some of the world’s creepiest haunted hotels. Sleep tight… [...]

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6 Reasons to Visit Montréal This Fall

The weather may be cooling down but that never stops Montréal from bringing its A game. From beautiful scenery to culinary experiences like no other, a list of reasons that Montréal should be your number one destinations this autumn. The Weather is Perfect Despite what many think, Canadian cities aren’t in [...]

6 Cemeteries Worth Visiting

6 Cemeteries Worth Visiting

Halloween may still be a month away but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to get in touch with the eerier side of things. Cemeteries often invoke macabre sentiments when in reality, they’re treasure troves of historical information, stunning works of art, and breathtakingly beautiful scenery. From famous burial sites [...]

7 Amazing Street Foods (And Where to Find Them)

7 Amazing Street Foods (And Where to Find Them)

There’s something about street food that can’t be beat. We’re not talking tepid hot dogs here but real, tasty, irresistible meals that just can’t be replicated anywhere else. Pad Thai, ceviche, Banh Mi, and poutine… read on for a guide to some of the best street food this world of [...]

Halloween Getaways Around the World

Halloween Getaways Around the World

Always wanted to celebrate Halloween in a Gothic castle? Get down and dirty in an ossuary full of plague victim remains? Navigate your way through crypts that look like they haven’t seen sunlight since the days of Vlad the Impaler? Our guide to the best Halloween getaways around the world [...]

6 Best Destinations for Weekend Warriors

6 Best Destinations for Weekend Warriors

We all dream of being outside 24/7, but reality can be a bitter pill to swallow. That being said, when Friday rolls around, you know you have to be ready to go and take full advantage of what the great outdoors has to offer. Whether you plan on hitting the [...]

Zombie Walks Around The World

Zombie Walks Around The World

From Toronto’s altruistic zombie walk (last year, they raised funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation because, according to organizers, zombies have to plan for the future too) to London’s beer-fueled zombie pub crawl, there are a whole lot of places for the undead to convene and let their hair [...]

6 Dreamy Yoga Destinations

6 Dreamy Yoga Destinations

What feels even better than an awesome yoga class? An awesome yoga class in a breathtakingly  beautiful setting. From mountainside chaturanga in India to downward dogs on the beach in Nassau, read on for a roundup of the best yoga destinations guaranteed to satisfy your wanderlust and spiritual yearnings all [...]

6 Best Restaurants for Solo Dining

6 Best Restaurants for Solo Dining

Traveling on your own can be one of the best experiences you’ll ever have. One of the biggest perks? Spoiling yourself with some seriously amazing meals that you’ll never have to share. Next time you set out to enjoy dinner for one, be sure to consult our list of some [...]