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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Belgium, Your Next Vacation Spot

While Belgium doesn’t get the recognition that some of its neighbors do (we’re looking at you, France) that doesn’t mean it doesn’t deserve to be seen for the fabulous spot that it is. Whether you’re seeking the culinary experience of a lifetime, want to learn more about some of history’s [...]

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

They call it the Paris of the Baltics, and for good reason. This Latvian city is a cultural hotspot, full of incredible restaurants, galleries, shopping, and inspiring architecture. Check out our guide to visiting Riga and get ready to fall in love. It’s Still (Relatively) Undiscovered While tourists are wising [...]

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Europe’s Best Flea Markets

Live for the thrill of finding the ultimate bargain? Plan your travels around shopping? You won’t want to miss this guide to the world’s best flea markets. From massive French bazaars to year-round Belgian gems, here’s a comprehensive list of a treasure hunter’s dream come true. Munich’s Giant Flea Market, Munich, [...]

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The Ultimate Fall Travel Wardrobe

Autumn is a tricky season for travel. The occasional scorching day coupled with frigid nights and just about every other type of temperature in between can wreak havoc on even the most carefully curated clothing collection. There is an art to packing for fall travel and thanks to this helpful [...]

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Why France is Best in the Fall

France is known for a lot of things, but autumnal travel isn’t always one of them. It’s a shame because fall in France is one of the most beautiful times to experience this incredible country, regardless of what kind of traveler you are. From sensational seasonal markets to a special [...]

6 Must-Visit European Fall Destinations

6 Must-Visit European Fall Destinations

Looking to book a much-needed vacation but aren’t sure where to go? Why not head to one of these incredible European countries that promise to be at their all-time best this time of year. From historic road races in Greece to  folk celebrations in Ireland, read on for a guide [...]

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 [...]