How To Get Started As A Travel Writer

Daydreaming about far off lands, amazing landscapes and paradise crosses my mind on a daily basis. Instagram seems to be filled with photos of young travelers embedded in an experience,

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A Shopping Guide For Moms: New Westminster

One of my favourite ways to spend an afternoon is strolling along historic Columbia street in New Westminster. It’s full of hidden gems – from antiques, trendy coffee shops and

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A Travel Guide For Moms: TRULY Experiences

You have probably heard about the most popular travel destinations in Europe, such as London, Rome, Paris or Berlin. But what about the other little gems that are off the beaten

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My City: Vikki on Penticton, British Columbia

Empress Avenue had the pleasure of speaking with Vikki to get to know a little bit about one of British Columbia’s interior gems. Penticton, translated to ‘a place to stay

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My City: Rebecca on Montreal, Quebec

Montreal is a city known for its secrets. Filled with underground bars, restaurants tucked in alleys, and hidden spots that hold breathtaking views and history, this city is an adventure

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Always need a vacation? Maybe you need a new life.

By now you may have heard of the article by Noelle Hancock, 31 year old Yale University grad, that appeared in Cosmopolitan and Elle Magazine, Why I gave up a

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Tiny House Movement Comes to British Columbia

More and more individuals, couples and newlyweds are joining the tiny house movement. Particularly in Vancouver, British Columbia, where homes are among the most expensive in Canada, couples are downsizing

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A Guide For Moms: Best Cities For Runners in North America

One of my very good friends (in Vancouver, BC) is training for a Marathon (in Victoria, BC) with her partner (who happens to live in London, UK). This friend also

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My City: Melissa on Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva is a world class cosmopolitan known for being one of Europe’s most polished and priciest cities. If you’re on the hunt for opportunity then Geneva may be a place

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New Westminster’s Parisian Style Love Lock Bridge

My husband asked me what I would like to do for Valentine’s Day this year. Our standard celebration consists of a romantic dinner and wine. {If I’m lucky, I can

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