Field Notes

A Mural Festival That Changed Vancouver’s Face

Earlier this month we hosted a guided bike tour, in partnership with the bike sharing service Mobi, of the newly created murals after the first ever Vancouver Mural Festival celebrated in the city. Our very own Joanna Riquett took 20 people around the Mount Pleasant...

Swimming With Wild Dolphins in Oahu, Hawaii

Brought to you by Beth Richards Swimwear      Generally, I'm terrified of anything that lives and moves under water. Dolphins are not the exception and even though I have touched and played with dolphins before, I was on land and not sharing the same pot of water...

4 Reasons Why You Should Add Palawan to Your Bucket List

We all have dream destinations we want to visit one day. Whether it’s in the country or somewhere abroad, we all have the yearning to step foot into a different place and see something unique, something fascinating. Palawan is one of the most notable travel destinations...

A Summer Road Trip To the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia

Brought to you by Beth Richards Swimwear   From Langdale to Lund, the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia is comprised by 180km of pure pleasure. As the summer begins to unwind and the last rays of sun stay with us, there's still time to take one or two...

Redefine Work/Life Balance with Digital Nomads Lesvos

The captivating isle of Lesvos - the third largest in Greece - lies nestled close to the Western coast of Turkey. Steeped in tradition, it is strewn with significant geological monuments, historic archaeological sites, medieval castles, Byzantine monasteries, and traditional villages. Not to mention its...

A Sensory Awakening in the City of Marrakech, Morocco

There are few greater things in life than being able to explore a new far off place and have all senses opened to the experience. For me, Marrakech, Morocco was one such place. Travel reviews of the country’s capital city often paint a cautionary picture,...

The Positive Effect of Travel and Cultural Integration

Two years ago I wrote this mini-essay about Why Traveling Matters published on the Huffington Post. I re-read it and remember why I was motivated to write it. I wanted to express why traveling is so important not only to me but to anyone who travels, why...

Confessions Of A Travel Host with Rachel Rudwall

Working in the travel industry can generate a lot of misconceptions on what the job truly entitles. Often, people outside of the business see travel writers as being in permanent vacation mode and, although it comes with great perks, it also requires big sacrifice.   This is...