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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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 […]

6 Creative Travel Journal Ideas

6 Creative Travel Journal Ideas

You want to record the trip of a lifetime but feel uninspired by the blank pages in your travel journal—is it possible to reconcile the two? From exploring various types of media to incorporating unexpected elements, we think that not only is it possible to bring the classic journaling experience […]

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

Turkey and ham are great but how about celebrating the holiday season with a hearty bowl of soba meat pie, or a fiery dessert? Whether you feel like expanding your culinary repertoire to include some international cuisine or are just curious as to what people around the world tuck into […]

6 of the Rarest Languages Still Spoken Today

6 of the Rarest Languages Still Spoken Today

Ever heard of Njerep? What about Liki? Chances are slim because they’re 2 of the rarest languages out there. According to the UN, there are approximately 6,000 languages that risk becoming extinct, which is tragic in and of itself. In response, they have created the Endangered Language Programme, meant to […]

6 of the World’s Worst Countries for Driving

6 of the World’s Worst Countries for Driving

What do Nigeria, South Korea, India, and Libya  have in common? They’re ranked as some of  the countries best known for the most dangerous driving. From road jams that make your daily commute seem like a dream, to sobering mortality rates; these are spots that might be known for a […]

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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 […]