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I write about adventure travel (bear-watching, ziplining, canoeing), historical and cultural destinations (from mosques to First Nations museums), entertainment-related travel (movies, music, nightlife), lifestyles (food and drink, spas, fashion) and sports travel (hockey, the Olympics, other spectator and participant sports). In addition to contributing to publications such as National Geographic Traveler, Frommer's Far & Wide: A Weekly Guide to Canada's Best Travel Experiences, Westworld Alberta, The Georgia Straight, 24 Hours Vancouver, Western Living, Where Vancouver, Journeys West, and IIHF.com, I've done extensive work for HelloBC.com, the official Tourism BC web site, which gets seven million unique visitors a year.
Nikki Bayley is a UK-based freelance journalist and copywriter, writing for a range of titles including The Guardian, Metro, Yahoo! Travel and the Travel Editor. She’s never happier than when she’s tracking down the latest spa trend (Japanese rock-bathing in Toronto), stepping onboard a cross-country train (slow-travel bliss is crossing four time zones, five provinces over three days on The Canadian), or discovering whatever's in-season or straight off-the-boat in Canadian cuisine. Follow her on Twitter: @nikkibayley. email@example.com
Crai S Bower received a 2012 ‘Lifestyle Feature Award’ from the American Society of Journalist & Authors, his 4th national writing accolade in as many years. He contributes scores of articles annually to more than 30 publications and online outlets. A frequent keynote speaker, Crai appears monthly as travel commentator on NPR-affiliate KUOW & on the American Forces Network. He is the travel commentator for QCPQ (Q13-TV) This Morning News & the Tribune Broadcast Syndicate. www.FlowingStreamWriting.net
Lola Augustine Brown has spent 12 years as a freelance writer, covering a wide range of crazy, beautiful and awesome events on three continents. Her articles have appeared in NUVO, FASHION, Flare, Allure, Good Times, The Toronto Star, Canadian Family, Australian Penthouse, The Guardian, The Independent and dozens of other magazines and newspapers worldwide. Check out her recent blogging about her home city, Halifax, for AOL and more than a dozen travel stories for Readersdigest.ca. firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria Bushnell is a Vancouver-based writer and editor specializing in travel and sustainability. She is the author of Kids’ Vancouver (Raincoast Books), and a contributing writer to Paris Access (Access Press) and Overnight Sensations (Kiwi Collection). Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the Georgia Straight, Daily Variety, Junior (UK) and the Hollywood Reporter. Victoria@victoriabushnell.com
Writer and Illustrator Elizabeth Todd Doyle grew up in a historic garden, the daughter of a renowned west coast horticulturalist. After teaching abroad for several years, Elizabeth returned to Canada to found and manage a student art gallery at the University of Toronto, where she later completed her Masters degree in Museum Studies. She’s led education departments at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the Museum of Vancouver, and the Portrait Gallery of Canada. Now calling Ottawa home, she is also co-owner of Little Witch Press, a children’s book publishing company. email@example.com
Kathy Eccles is a corporate/creative writer who returned to her Vancouver Island roots to write full time after almost 20 years working in public relations in Vancouver’s hotel, restaurant and hospitality sectors. She’s wrapping up an English/Creative Writing degree part-time at Vancouver Island University and, after that, plans to tweet a lot more. In the meantime, she enjoys writing about Canada’s phenomenal green spaces, women only travel, arts, culture and things uniquely Vancouver Island. She’s been published in The Vancouver Sun, Cottage, Vancouver Fresh, InnFocus, CityFood and Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine. firstname.lastname@example.org
Alberta-based writer, Joanne Elves is never home. With her trusty camera, notepad and a pair of runners she is out there looking for the next adventure. Where’s there? Usually in Alberta or throughout Canada seeking the next adventure, cultural or culinary story. Taking “the other road” and writing about it has won her a few journalism awards. Over a 20-year career, Elves has been a regular contributor to the Calgary Herald and its sister publications as well as numerous other publications including the Globe and Mail, Westjet’s up! magazine, Canadian Running Magazine and Travel Alberta. Jelves@telus.net
Katharine Fletcher is an award-winning journalist, photographer and author based in Québec who writes about eco-adventure, the environment, gardens, culture and First Nations. She is author of three guides: Historical Walks: The Gatineau Park Story; Capital Walks: Walking Tours of Ottawa; and Capital Rambles: Exploring the National Capital Region, and co-authored Quebec Off the Beaten Path with her husband and photographer, Eric Fletcher. Read her in The Ottawa Citizen, The Calgary Herald, Canadian Wildlife, up! Magazine and VIA Destinations. Follow her on Twitter @Spiritwood. email@example.com
Denise Flint is a freelance journalist based just outside St. John’s, Newfoundland on the edge of the North Atlantic. She’s lived in four provinces and three countries and her interests are diverse. Her articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines across the country and she has received several awards for her work. While she never refuses to board a plane she admits to loving train travel best of all. firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Kostalas is a freelance writer and video producer who emigrated from England to Canada in 2008. She has been published in British and Australian newspapers, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and writes Dear England, Love Canada, a blog on living in Montreal as an expat. She prefers to write on quirky themes and is keen to explore every bit of Canada now it is on her doorstep. She lives in Montreal with her Canadian husband. email@example.com
Josephine Matyas is an accomplished freelance writer, specializing in travel stories. She has crisscrossed Canada by automobile, train and plane. Jo has published widely in newspapers, magazines and websites and often writes about the outdoors, culinary, heritage, culture and history. She is based in Kingston, Ontario – a city with unlimited water opportunities at its doorstep. It’s heaven for an avid canoeist! www.writerwithoutborders.com
British Columbia-based freelance writer and photographer Lori McNulty journeys the globe to connect life and landscape. Her award-winning travel and arts essays uncover striking landscapes and soulful adventure. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suzanne Morphet lives, breathes and works travel. Her stories and photos have been published in numerous newspapers and magazines in Canada and abroad. She’s a travel correspondent with Troy Media and the co-author of The Vancouver Island Book of Everything. She lives in Victoria, B.C. www.suzannemorphet.com
Award-winning, Montréal, QC-based freelance writer and photographer Margo Pfeiff’s work has appeared in Lonely Planet guidebooks, Reader’s Digest, GEO, enRoute, explore, Canadian Geographic, Outpost, The Walrus, up here, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, National Post and The Globe and Mail. She is working on a book about contemporary life in Nunavut. email@example.com
Janie Robinson is committed to original and engaging story-telling for print, web, radio and television travel. Since 1980, Janie has developed a varied and successful media career, creating travel features for numerous Canadian media outlets, including the Toronto Star newspaper and web video for thestar.com. The versatile journalist's 20-year television experience with CHUM TV includes producing, writing and hosting television shows. J-Walk Travel Media Productions also creates comprehensive HD B-Roll and interview clips for use in television, websites and other media-related productions.
Remy Scalza is a Vancouver-based journalist who has covered everything from Canadian rodeos and dude ranches to culinary trends and city life. His stories and photography appear in major magazines and newspapers across Canada and the United States, including Canadian Geographic, National Geographic Traveler and Budget Travel. Remy is also featured on InsideVancouver.ca, Vancouver’s top-Google-ranked blog. Follow Remy on Twitter @RemyScalza. www.remyscalza.com
Randall Shirley lives in New Westminster, BC – a city that was once the provincial capital and is now a groovy suburb of Vancouver. Shirley is the travel editor for Canada’s national gay magazine, Outlooks, and writes for many other publications. He’s one of a rare group who have visited all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. He blogs about favourite travel experiences at www.5faves.com.
Vancouver-based freelance writer and photographer Mark Sissons has contributed to a number of major North American publications, including the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Post, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times, Men’s Journal and Dallas Morning News. He specializes in adventure travel – from climbing Kilimanjaro and to heli-skiing the Cariboos. firstname.lastname@example.org
Veteran Canadian writer/journalist and photographer, Judy Waytiuk moved into freelance writing in 1994 following more than 20 years in mainstream news media. She specializes in story photo packages covering soft adventure, nature, cultural historical and learning travel for the boomer senior demographic, and has had hundreds of articles published in consumer and travel trade publications. In 2008, she received the Canadian Tourism Commission's inaugural Canadian award for Travel Story of the Year. In 2003, she received a Northern Lights Award for magazine feature writing, as well as the Tourism Industry Association of Canada's Globe and Mail Travel Media Award. In 2002, she was awarded Mexico's prestigious Pluma de Plata travel writing award.
David Webb is a Vancouver-based writer, editor and photographer. He has contributed to magazines such as Cottage, Motorcycle Mojo, TV Week, Canadian Biker, Westworld, Western Sportsman, The Outdoor Edge, Destination Fish, Pacific Yachting and more. Webb is also an avid adventure traveller, and can be found skiing, fishing, surfing and motorcycle touring all over Canada and around the world. Follow him on Twitter @davidebwebb. email@example.com