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.

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 [...]

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 [...]