Katie Bridges

Katie Bridges


Katie Bridges quit her job to go backpacking in South America in 2010 and hasn't been able to cure her wanderlust ever since — which could explain how the Brit wound up in Canada. Though her roots are firmly planted in Toronto, her passport is constantly filling up with stamps. Vietnam is her favourite country and she is never not searching for the perfect bowl of bun cha.

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Double the self-care with an in-room facial at the Kimpton Saint George

Thanks to Kimpton Saint George Hotel's partnership with Toronto beauty studio Radford, you can have a facial and a sleepover. Katie Bridges dons a robe and tries it for herself.

What to eat, see and do on a weekend trip to Ottawa

Only a five-hour drive from Toronto, Canada's capital is brimming with beautiful sights and delicious flavours. Here's what to do in Ottawa on a weekend getaway.

I tried a cold plunge in Kingston and it took my breath away

If you're looking for, ahem, cool things to do in Kingston, why not take a cold plunge at Stoked Sauna Co. located inside the Frontenac Hotel?

Parma, Italy should be on every foodie's bucket list

With a huge concentration of famous food, Parma, Italy is a gourmand’s dream. From Parmigiano Reggiano to Prosciutto di Parma, we eat our way through the city.

Movement by NM is the fitness app I needed to get back into an exercise routine

A lifelong faddy exerciser, I decided to try a premium fitness app for strength training and yoga classes. Here's how I kickstarted by fitness journey with Movement by NM.

The swing of things: A sporting newbie tries golf for the first time

Is golf really just a good walk spoilt? We head to San Diego to find out why golf's popularity has risen in recent years, and why it's worth a shot.

What to do and eat in Parma, one of Italy's most delicious cities

When every other food has a Designation of Origin, dining in Parma, Italy is basically like going to a museum. If it's not on your travel list, it should be.

Puerto Rico: the underrated paradise you have to visit

With some of the world's best beaches, a biodiverse rainforest, mountains, waterfalls and culinary delights, Puerto Rico is the hidden gem of the Caribbean.

The Fairmont Royal York made me feel like a queen

Check into the Fairmont Royal York and be treated to personalized toiletries, curated cocktails and stunning chandeliers.

The much-anticipated Muir Hotel in Halifax is a dream destination

The swanky Halifax hotel is finally open and has so much to eat, see and do that it seems a shame to even leave the premises.

The Bahamas is the poster child for carefree days

Yes, The Bahamas are overflowing with take-your-breath-away beaches. But we also discover world-class resorts, award-winning spas, swimming swine, plus a rum run.

Why Chatham, Ontario belongs on your summer hit list

We suss out Chatham-Kent’s underrated hotspots, including the twee town of Chatham, a plethora of great breweries and annual classic car events.

Celeste by Cirque Éloize opens inside Hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

Celeste, a new show by Cirque Éloize, takes up an exclusive residency at the Hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in Montreal.

A look inside Club Med Charlevoix, Canada's first all-inclusive resort

Grab your poles and head to Club Med Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada's first all-inclusive resort — with lift tickets, impeccable food and drinks all included in your stay.

The coolest things to do in Whistler, B.C.

Whistler is synonymous with its picturesque ski hills — but there's more to do in this charming town north of Vancouver. Here are the best things to do in Whistler.

What it's like to stay at Toronto's Shangri-La Hotel

In the heart of downtown Toronto, the Shangri-La Hotel is a luxury escape with a legendary afternoon tea service and amenities galore.

CanaDream: RV rentals in Ontario for your next road trip

With a fleet of vehicles in different sizes offering luxe amenities and access to the outdoors, CanaDream’s RV rentals in Ontario are ideal for pandemic-friendly travel.

15 travel holiday gifts for every globetrotter on your list

Travel was off the table, but 2020 never said anything about dreaming. Here are the best travel gifts and gadgets this festive season.

Hotel review: Kimpton Saint George Hotel, Toronto

Kimpton Saint George, the first Toronto property from the global boutique hotel group, brings laid-back vibes, moody design and local touches to Bloor Street.

Everything you need to eat, see and do in Victoria, B.C.

Victoria, B.C. may be named for Queen Victoria, but it’s anything but twee. Victoria restaurants, breweries and boutique hotels abound.