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Jessica Huras

Associate Editor

A former serial expat turned Torontonian, Jessica Huras lived in (and ate her way through) seven countries across Europe and Asia before settling in the 6. She continues to travel as much as possible in search of her next great meal.

Jessica Huras's articles

Winging It: Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg has come a long way in the last decade or so, transforming from a city known for being located in the middle of nothing to one that’s embracing its identity as a place that’s at the literal heart of everything.

Room Service: The Hermosa Inn – Paradise Valley, AZ

Built by local artist Lon Megargee, this cozy boutique property has dreamy grounds and historic connections to Arizona’s cowboy culture.

Room Service: V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton – Dubai, UAE

With its luxe, futuristic aesthetic, V Hotel captures Dubai’s extravagant vibe.

Speed Hump: Trekking through the Sahara Desert by camel

Jessica Huras downs a bottomless supply of tea, rides a camel and spends a night in the desert as she connects with the dream scene that is Morocco.

Winging It: Kingston, Jamaica

Jamaica’s image is tightly connected to jerk, coffee and reggae. We visit the best spots for these iconic highlights.

Room Service: Inn at the Forks – Winnipeg, MB

With a prime location, casually luxurious decor and an excellent spa, Inn at the Forks is a triple threat in Winnipeg.

Room Service: The St. Regis Toronto – Toronto, ON

Toronto’s first St. Regis property sees the former Trump Hotel revamped with glamorous decor and buzzworthy dining.

Winging It: Istanbul Turkey

Straddling the border between Europe and Asia, Istanbul’s architecture and cuisine offer a glimpse into centuries of history and culture. We give you some pointers.

Room Service: The Annex Hotel – Toronto

Toronto has a new neighbourhood hangout spot with the Annex, a hip hotel with ultra-cool rooms and a locally-driven food program.


Room Service: The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

Polished rooms and common areas complement a spectacular beachfront at the Westin Grand Cayman.

Winging It: Nassau, Bahamas

Amid winter’s nippiest weather, we hop on a plane and head just three hours away to find tropical respite in the Bahamas.

Winging It: Buffalo, NY

Buffalo is way more than Bills games and chicken wings. We pay the Nickel City a visit.

Winging It: Ottawa, ON

From landmark lodgings to a bunker built to harbour Dief the Chief, we map out the mandatory stops for any tour of Ottawa this autumn.

Room Service: Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel – Istanbul, Turkey

Fantastic city views and stylish spaces make the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel equally popular with those visiting Istanbul for work or play.

Room Service: Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués – Acapulco, Mexico

Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués brings Asian-influenced elegance to a secluded Mexican peninsula.

Room Service: Gansevoort Turks & Caicos

Sophisticated suites, a trendy pool scene and access to beautiful Grace Bay Beach make the Gansevoort one of the most splurge-worthy properties in Turks & Caicos.

Room Service: InnBuffalo – Buffalo, NY

Home-away-from home vibes and a characterful setting in a century-old mansion make for a memorable stay at InnBuffalo


The Intrepid Series: A Canyoning Adventure in the Azores

Jessica Huras discovers her sense of adventure by gritting her teeth and jumping into the expanse of the picturesque canyons of the Azores.

Room Service: Azor Hotel – Ponta Delgada, the Azores

A design-forward aesthetic and plenty of local touches make this upscale hotel one of Ponta Delgada’s best stays.

Room Service: Club Med Cefalu – Sicily

Club Med’s luxe new resort in Cefalu plays up its location with spectacular views, nature-inspired architecture and a dining program rooted in local cuisine.