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 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 [...]

7 Ideas for Creative Travel Photos

7 Ideas for Creative Travel Photos

Coming back from a trip can feel strange: it’s nice to be home, but you’ll surely miss the weird sort of routine you’d established in unfamiliar lands, where each day meant exploring new places, meeting new people, and creating new memories. Reliving your trip by scrolling through your travel photos can [...]

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6 Tips for Keeping a Personal Travel Blog

If you’re about to embark on the trip of a lifetime, maybe the idea of a travel blog has popped into your mind—especially if you’ve come across a few in your own research. A travel blog can be a great idea: it’s like sending a post card to everyone you [...]

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Is It Worth Traveling First Class?

The early boarding in the VIP line. The clinking sounds of real stemware and silverware. And what, exactly, goes on behind that mystical curtain separating first class from the rest of us? Some people insist that first class is the way to go, and is absolutely worth every extra penny [...]

6 Things to Know About Paris’ Diner en Blanc

6 Things to Know About Paris’ Diner en Blanc

There’s something about Paris that just exudes sophistication. If there’s one event that embodies this air of total chicness, it has to be Diner en Blanc. Perhaps you have heard of the Diner en Blanc phenomenon: it’s been happening for more than 26 years and now takes place in cities [...]

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7 Tips for Overcoming Flying Anxiety

You’ve heard it a million times: flying is safer than driving—it’s the safest mode of transportation. But still, the sounds of the airplane taking off or the unsettling feeling of turbulence are enough to make you feel painfully panicked. You love the idea of traveling, but the thought of the [...]

Why You Should Give Solo Traveling a Try

Why You Should Give Solo Traveling a Try

Traveling with a group of friends can be a lot of fun. Travel with a significant other can be awesome, too. But sometimes, you just need to embark on a solo adventure. You’ll feel liberated the second you decide to travel by yourself. For starters, you get to decide your [...]

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8 Tips for Taking Your Kids to the Museum

Adults go to museums to learn about culture and history. They go to appreciate art, observe artifacts, and understand people and events in a totally new way. It just so happens that kids love to do these things, too—perhaps even more so than adults. Many adults are hesitant about taking [...]

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6 Yoga Retreats for the Adventurer

If you think that a yoga retreat might move a little too slowly for you, think again. Some yoga retreat organizers have realized that the exotic locales in which they host the retreats are also particularly well suited towards adrenaline-filled outdoor activities. Many of these activities, like hiking, biking and surfing, [...]