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.

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6 Ways to Eat Like a Local

Cracking into the local food scene is a goal that every traveler should aspire to. There’s arguably no better way to experience the local culture than trying their signature recipes, sampling exotic ingredients (or, just as exciting, ingredients that you’re used to that are prepared in a totally different way), [...]

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

A festival celebrating good food and drink in a world-class ski resort town? Sounds like a winning recipe to us. Before the mountains open up for a season of skiing, the people of Whistler, British Columbia gather to sample delicious foods, to sip terrific wines, and to learn a thing [...]

7 Tips for Planning a Trip With a Larger Group

7 Tips for Planning a Trip With a Larger Group

You’ve probably planned a trip before—solo, maybe, or perhaps a couple’s trip or a vacation with your immediate family. But if you’ve been tasked with planning a trip for a large group, get ready for a whole new experience. Whether it’s an old reunion with friends, a holiday with the [...]

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This is the Future of Travel

Lonely Planet knows a thing or two about traveling. The travel guide company might not have access to a crystal ball, but they’ve used their insider knowledge to predict some major trends for the future of travel. A lot has changed since the first commercial flight took place a hundred years [...]

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7 Reasons to Visit Halifax, Nova Scotia

There’s something special about Halifax that’s hard to pinpoint. It’s a city steeped in history, yet it feels impossibly young—thanks, partly, to the many universities with campuses situated around town. The fusion of new and old makes Halifax, Nova Scotia, an incredible place to visit. Its relatively small size (just [...]

7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

Retro sequels are making the ultimate comeback. The latest and greatest: a sequel to the classic National Lampoon’s Vacation, which is said to star Leslie Mann, Ed Helms, and Christina Applegate. That’s not all: word on the street is the a Vacation sitcom is in the works, featuring none other [...]

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6 Women’s Tips for Comfortably Flying in Style

The next time you’re at the airport, take a look around. You’ll probably see a few business people in suits—and a lot of people donning their not-so-finest pair of sweatpants or—gasp—pajamas! We’ve come a long way since the early days of commercial flying, when people would actually dress up for [...]

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6 of the Best Beer Festivals on Earth

Most people will agree: beer is a beverage worth celebrating. And celebrate it we do, at beer festivals taking place around the globe. From chugging in China to guzzling in Germany, we’ve gathered a list of some of the best beer festivals on Earth—no easy feat, with the number of [...]

6 Things to Know About Travel Alerts and Warnings

6 Things to Know About Travel Alerts and Warnings

When the government issues a travel alert or warning for a destination you’ve got your eye on, you’ll want to pay attention—but don’t go cancelling your plane tickets just yet. Travel advisories aren’t always a be all end all. If there is one in place that could affect your travel [...]

7 Ways to Deal With the Post-Travel Blues

7 Ways to Deal With the Post-Travel Blues

All good things must come to an end. You’ve heard it a million times. You know that it’s true. Still, the clichés do little to help cure a case of the post-travel blues. Returning home from a life-changing trip is never easy. You might feel a little silly feeling so down [...]