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 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 [...]

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7 Realities of Being a Travel Writer

Picture this: you’re a travel writer. Your life revolves around jet setting from exotic locale to exotic locale. You get to meet colorful personalities, sample scrumptious fare, and share the stories of the adventures you encounter along the way. And you get paid to do it. Being a travel writer certainly [...]

8 Apps for the Perfect Road Trip

8 Apps for the Perfect Road Trip

Road trips: there’s an app for that. Seriously—there are countless apps that have been developed to assist with just about every aspect of a road trip, from the moment you pull out of the driveway to the moment you return, a little worse for wear. Ranging from practical to informative to [...]

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7 Tips for Planning an Unforgettable Trip

The destination has been chosen, the airfare has been booked, and a rough itinerary has been set. Dream trip, here you come! Now, the hard part: trying to decide how to spend those precious hours of your holiday. You want to get the full experience on your trip, without falling [...]

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 [...]