Zebunnisa Mirza

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

Petra and the pink sand desert of Jordan

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then experiencing something in real life has got to be worth an entire library. Standing in front of the Treasury in Petra, … Continue reading

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Try it: Ice climbing

It’s the dead of Canadian winter and the temperature sits several degrees below zero. But for the first time in my life, I am thankful for this because the ice … Continue reading

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French finesse at Quebec City’s Auberge St-Antoine

Nearly everything the French touch tends to immediately reach a higher level of sophistication. And food is no exception. The province of Quebec is packed full of yummies, from simple … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

St. Lucia liming

A gentle breeze flows through the open dining room, cooling down what would have otherwise been a hot summer night. Candle-lit lanterns hang from the ceiling, bathing the wooden décor … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dublin: 1200 years of Irish history in one day

It was so quiet that the sound of the metal door being unlocked echoed through the room like an unexpected rumble of thunder. The rusted hinges creaked like a slow, … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Visiting the hobbits in New Zealand

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

7 simple ways to make your summer runs more enjoyable

Hot and humid days can make running a lot more challenging. Here are some simple tips to help keep your outdoor workout routine fun and safe throughout the summer months … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canada’s best hiking routes

Spending a few days trekking along some of these breathtakingly beautiful Canadian hiking routes will heal your mind and body. Here are 10 places to unplug and lace up for … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to look (and feel) fresh after a long flight

It happens every time; you board a flight glowing with excitement for your imminent vacation and you step off looking like you just got out of prison. Your hair is … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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