Articles written by: Magee Walker

Magee Walker was a late bloomer to the snowboard scene, but thankfully discovered the joys of the sport after moving to Vancouver and spending weekends in Whistler. She's now lucky enough to call Whistler her full-time home, and spends her days conquering the mountain, by foot in the summer and by snowboard boot in the winter.

6 Places to Try Sandboarding

6 Places to Try Sandboarding

Though the melting snow on the mountains appears to signal the end of another boarding season, snowboarding enthusiasts will be pleased to know that there is a warm-weather alternative that is just as much fun. In fact, even if you’ve never stepped into the bindings of a snowboard before, sandboarding [...]

8 Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

8 Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

When it comes to buying a gift, your traveling loved one can be one of the hardest people to shop for. Whether they “suffer” from insatiable wanderlust or their career has them living out of a suitcase, travelers value practicality above all. Space is limited and weight-restrictions are aplenty, making [...]

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7 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Plane

The feeling of taking off in an airplane is hard to describe. It’s a mixture of excitement, anticipation and anxiety. For the next several hours, the seat you’re in will be your home. Books and screens will keep you busy—or maybe you’ll be lucky enough to catch a little shut-eye. [...]

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7 Must-Have Items for Your Carry-On

Every traveler knows that luggage space is a rare and precious thing: every square inch inside your suitcase matters. When we’re talking about your carry-on, real estate becomes even more important. What you are able to stash in your carry-on will need to keep you organized, comfortable and occupied mid-travel—and [...]

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6 Reasons to Visit Canada’s Prince Edward Island

With a population of 140,204 and an area of 2,190 square miles, Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province—but it sure has a lot to offer. It’s relatively tiny size (smaller than the state of Delaware) means that you can get a lot of exploring done in a relatively short [...]

6 of the World’s Best Jazz Festivals

6 of the World’s Best Jazz Festivals

Some food for thought: more than 75 countries host a combined 500 jazz festivals every year.  From Cape Verde’s Kriol Jazz Fest to China’s Beijing Jazz Festival  to Cyprus’ Internation Kourion Festival to Colombia’s Pastojazz, you could spend a lifetime exploring the many different local jazz festivals scattered around the [...]

6 Hockey Arenas You Need to Visit

6 Hockey Arenas You Need to Visit

“Oh, the good ol’ hockey game is the best game you can name” – Stompin’ Tom Connors Anyone who’s ever attended a live hockey game can tell you that watching the game on TV simply doesn’t compare. Sounds are amplified, excitement is at an all-time high, and the cheering and [...]

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7 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Canada’s Sunshine Coast

Vancouver, British Columbia is notorious for its gray, rainy days—but a short (and scenic) 40 minute ferry ride away, there exists a place with seemingly endless bright sunshine. The Sunshine Coast certainly lives up to its name: with mild winters, warm summers, and more sunny days a year than Hawaii, [...]

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7 Things to Do if You Lose Your Passport

It’s every traveler’s worst nightmare. You’re overseas on the trip of a lifetime, when your most essential piece of travel equipment goes missing: your passport. Your passport is like a physical extension of your identity, and to be caught without it abroad can make you feel lost, helpless, and confused [...]

6 Reasons to Pack Your Bags for Wellington, New Zealand

6 Reasons to Pack Your Bags for Wellington, New Zealand

Lonely Planet called it “the coolest little capital in the world”. But Wellington, New Zealand, has more to be proud of than a single accolade. The city’s population might be just shy of 400,000, but its 171 square miles packs in the culture, the food, the drinks and the fun. [...]