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    5 Great Weekend Escapes from LA

    For many, Los Angeles is a dream destination in and of itself. And it’s not hard to understand why. From the beautiful beaches to the vibrant night life, from the world class restaurants and shopping to the lure of celebrity sightings … there’s a lot going on in LA and there are plenty of reasons […] Read more…

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    10 Places to Explore in Canada

    Today marks Canada’s 147th birthday and as a proud Canadian, I’m ready to celebrate! Canada means everything to me – it’s a land of peace, kindness and opportunity that every day, I’m grateful to call home. Read more…


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    Eat: Sugarfina

    If you’re a kid at heart and have a secret, insatiable sweet tooth, it’s a safe bet to say that you’re going to adore Sugarfina.  Read more…

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    Eat: Elsa, Monte Carlo Beach

    While spending a few lovely days in Monte Carlo, I enjoyed dinner at Elsa, a wonderful, stylish, gourmet restaurant inside the Monte Carlo Beach Hotel. Read more…


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    2014 Tech + Travel Holiday Gift Guide

    10 gift ideas for the tech-savvy frequent traveler on your holiday shopping list: 1 iPad Air 2 I loved my first iPad so much that even when newer versions came out, I didn’t feel the need to upgrade. The original iPad was such a game-changer on the tech scene – I felt pretty lucky just […] Read more…

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    7 Travel Beauty Essentials For the Girl on the Go

    Packing your bags for a getaway is always fun. Except for the part where you have to lay out all the things you want to take and then cut it in half, assuming you follow this age-old sage adage (try saying that five times fast). This piece of generally accepted travel wisdom applies to everything […] Read more…


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    Travel Essential: The Blanket Scarf

    The blanket scarf is something I’ve needed my whole life and just didn’t know it. I’m always shivering on planes, always needing something to cover my shoulders, my legs, my hands. Packing a blanket just seems ridiculous. But packing a blanket scarf? Now that’s the perfect compromise. Small enough to count as a scarf but […] Read more…

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    What to Pack For Summer Travel to Alberta

    Planning to travel to Alberta this summer? Here are 8 things you’ll want to make sure you throw in your suitcase. Read more…


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    How To Take Better Photos With Your iPhone

    Most travelers I know are trying to travel lighter, faster and smarter. Doing this well comes from making decisions about everything – from when you buy your airline tickets to what you pack in your suitcase. Certainly, when it comes to traveling lighter, many travelers are opting to leave bulky DSLR cameras at home, in […] Read more…

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    A Special #LoveCruising Twitter Chat

    On bitterly cold January days, I enjoy nothing more than daydreaming about warm-weather escapes. Just the word ‘cruise’ sounds delightful right now. I close my eyes and imagine I’m sailing the Mediterranean. I can feel the warmth of the sun on my skin and I’m reminded of that pure rested and relaxed feeling I have […] Read more…