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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: 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.

Winging It: Madeira, Portugal

With pristine natural landscapes, wonderful wines and a rich history as a key port for ancient shipping routes, Madeira offers equal appeal for thrill-seekers and culture vultures.

The Wanderlist: Best Things We Ate in London, UK

We recently paid a visit to the Escapism UK team in London to prepare for the launch of Escapism Toronto’s first issue. Naturally, we took advantage of the opportunity to eat our way through the city. Here are the best bites we sunk our teeth into.

Winging It: Saint John, NB

We venture to often overlooked New Brunswick to explore Saint John's rustic culinary scene and absorbing sights.

Room Service: Algonquin Resort – St. Andrews, New Brunswick

Offering an approachable yet upscale experience, Canada's original seaside resort is a St. Andrews icon for good reason.