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Notes from the West Coast Trail

By On February 24, 2016

An adventure in which five women carry a combined one-hundred-and-ninety pounds of food, shelter and vodka seventy-five kilometers down the coast of Canada’s Vancouver Island. ***             Day 1: Port Renfrew to Camper… Read More

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Beyond the Aurora

By On March 21, 2015

“Where you folks from?” asks a weathered-looking woman standing at the front of the airport shuttle, eying me up and down as though already quite certain of the answer. Hailing from Toronto,… Read More

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A Weekend by the Lake

By On September 29, 2014

I took the familiar left hand turn onto Limberlost Road and punched the trip button on the odometer. Twelve kilometers to the next turn – Alix’s directions were always exact. The cottage… Read More

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An Olympic Tale

By On February 7, 2014

With the world poised to descend on Sochi, Russia for the Olympic Winter Games, I thought it was time to share perhaps the greatest Wannabe Wanderer tale yet untold – one of… Read More

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Home for the Holidays

By On January 13, 2014

Ottawa, the Capital of our Nation strong and free, typically conjures images of skating on the world-famous canal, devouring the quintessentially Canadian ‘Beavertail’, or strolling past copper-topped Parliament buildings turned green from… Read More

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The Good Life

By On September 1, 2013

No matter how far and wide my wanderlust may take me, I know that I will never find another place quite like home. I was reminded of this after a very special… Read More