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Saudade

By Anik See

Beside me, on the stone steps of this quiet courtyard, there is a lame man – the sweeper. He is so thin that the end of his belt comes back around to its buckle. He’s trying to feed a puppy the rest of his lunch. He reminds me that we all need something to need us, and that ... Read more

Scatter the Mud

By Nancy Lyon

Nancy Lyon is hardly your typical traveller. Although her travel pieces have been widely published in The New York Times, GEO, Ms. , Travel and Leisure, enRoute, The Montreal Gazette, The Chicago Tribune, and The Miami Herald, to name a few of the publications from which this ... Read more

Shopping Cart Pantheism

By Jeanne Randolph

Glorifying consumerism as the de facto religion of our time, Shopping Cart Pantheism offers a preposterous yet challenging invitation to participate in commodity worship. As our narrator meanders the Las Vegas Strip, its sites and monuments become examples of Christian sainthood, ... Read more

South Away

By Meaghan Marie Hackinen

South Away follows Meaghan Marie Hackinen and her sister in the adventure of a lifetime: bicycling from Terrace, BC down the West Coast to (almost) the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Along the way Hackinen battles with the elements in Vancouver Island's dense northern forests and ... Read more

South Away

By Meaghan Marie Hackinen

South Away follows Meaghan Marie Hackinen and her sister in the adventure of a lifetime: bicycling from Terrace, BC down the West Coast to (almost) the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Along the way Hackinen battles with the elements in Vancouver Island’s dense northern forests and ... Read more

Stratford For All Seasons: Secrets & Surprises

By Phyllis Hinz & Lamont Mackay
Photographs by Scott Wishart

Stratford For All Seasons, Secrets & Surprises , is loaded with magical and little-known stories about Stratford, Ontario. This quiet, scenic city in a rural setting has managed to stay true to its roots even though thousands of people visit each year from around the world. ... Read more

Stratford For All Seasons: Theatre & The Arts

By Phyllis Hinz & Lamont Mackay
Photographs by Scott Wishart

Stratford for All Seasons, Theatre & Arts, shares the immensity and diversity of the theatre and arts scene in Stratford, Ontario. It is extraordinary to have culture of this magnitude in a city with a population of approximately 32,000. Many of the 500,000 annual visitors to ... Read more

Swimming with Turtles

By Doug Beardsley

This book is moving and true. Mexico begins with the shock of dislocation, entry into "the exotic"; Caribbean Odyssey feels like a darker and more troubled grappling with spirit and place (and the Bolden references are terrific.) In the third movement the traveler feels more ... Read more

This Place a Stranger

Edited by Vici Johnstone

Sometimes tragic, sometimes uproariously funny, This Place a Stranger is a diverse collection of Canadian women writing about their experiences of travelling alone. From the deceptiveness of the everyday to the extremes of geography, weather and violence, these stories go beyond ... Read more

Tracks

By Genni Gunn

Tracks is a compilation of personal travel essays that range across three continents: from Italy, where Genni Gunn was born and spent her early years, to Canada and Mexico, and through Asia, where she has travelled many times, both reconnecting with her sister and witnessing ... Read more