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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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, [...]

Make Plans to Pitch a Tent This Summer

Make Plans to Pitch a Tent This Summer

We’ll be the first to admit that, when traveling, it can be nice to receive the red carpet treatment at a five star hotel. But every so often, it’s necessarily to leave the comforts of a hotel and experience nature, up close and in person. After all, who wouldn’t want [...]

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6 Tips for Family Travel on a Budget

Traveling with a family can be a lot of things. It can be a great way to introduce your kids to new sights, sounds, and cultures. It can be overwhelming to manage, yet exhilarating to execute. It can also be very, very expensive. Exploring the wonders of the world with [...]

The Joys and Pains of Airplane Travel

The Joys and Pains of Airplane Travel

It all begins with a simple question. Maybe you’d choose a tropical beach, an exotic city, or some rugged mountains. Before you can partake in once-in-a-lifetime adventures in your travel destination of choice, you’ll need to get there first. It’s time to head to the airport. You’ll inevitably spend too [...]

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6 Tips for Keeping a Travel Journal

It’s hard not to be inspired by the unfamiliar sights and unforgettable adventures experienced while traveling. You could probably fill hundreds of pages recording the minute details observed along the way—in fact, many do, by keeping a travel journal. It’s relatively easy to start a travel journal: simply pack a [...]