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 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. [...]

8 Reasons to Visit Muskoka, Ontario

8 Reasons to Visit Muskoka, Ontario

When a place is unofficially called “Cottage Country”, you know it’s going to be good. Welcome to Muskoka, Ontario: home away from home for many Torontonians and other residents of Ontario who are, understandably, drawn to the numerous lakes, peaceful woods and overall tranquility of Muskoka. What’s all the fuss [...]

6 Must-See Markets in Provence, France

6 Must-See Markets in Provence, France

A visit to Provence without checking out a market is, quite simply, incomplete. If you’re planning on spending time in this region of southeastern France, you’ll want to make sure you check out at least one or two markets. Different towns host different markets on different days, so you can [...]

6 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Banff, Canada

6 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Banff, Canada

Fresh mountain air, glacial lakes, and the Rocky Mountains. If that sounds good to you, then you’ll want to check out Banff, Alberta, Canada. Banff is the only town situated within a Canadian National Park–meaning not only do you get the beautiful Canadian wilderness, but you also get the opportunities [...]

7 Romantic Activities in Whistler, British Columbia

7 Romantic Activities in Whistler, British Columbia

 You may know Whistler for its incredible mountains and high-adrenaline activities, but what you might be surprised to know is that this ski resort town has a more sensitive side, too. Many people are already in on the secret: Whistler has become a popular destination for weddings and honeymoons. But [...]