Nerissa McNaughton

Author Bio:

Nerissa McNaughton is a professional freelance writer and the founder of the writing firm, I’m Write. Her credits include magazine and newspaper articles along with blogs and online content. She enjoys interviewing people from all walks of life and telling their stories through words and photos.


Posts by Nerissa McNaughton:

The Foodie’s Guide to Making Gourmet Grub – While Camping

Posted on: May 12, 2021

Do COVID travel restrictions have you missing one of the fundamental parts of a travel experience – the food? Do you miss trying new delights, learning the stories behind them, and then bringing that knowledge home to your own kitchen? If so, take heart. If you are among the thousands
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A Vegan Trinidad Christmas Feast to Beat the COVID Holiday Blues

Posted on: December 16, 2020

Travel and in-person gatherings are both restricted this year, and that means making a lot of changes for Christmas. It’s important to keep ourselves and others safe during the pandemic, but it is also hard to think of missing out on that big, traditional feast with family and friends. So,
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The Kitchen Tourist: Pasta Edition – Home Made Noodles!

Posted on: October 5, 2020

One of the most exciting parts of any trip is the regional food. Cuisines around the world take your taste buds on an adventure that is every bit as exciting as skiing, hiking, or visiting renowned museums. Street food, fine dining with celebrated chefs, or even just tasting a fruit
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What to Do This Fall in Edmonton (Despite COVID-19)

Posted on: September 22, 2020

Edmonton is known as a festival city, so what is a festival lover to do this fall when COVID-19 has postponed gatherings? Well, Edmontonians are known for being incredibly resourceful, so that means there are still plenty of things you can get out and enjoy this fall. Below are just
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How to Survive the Airport when Travelling During the Pandemic

Posted on: August 4, 2020

Even before COVID-19 made travel a hazardous activity, airports were known as the least favourite part of the trip. Now, with the world completely changed because of the pandemic, navigating the airport takes on a whole new meaning. Here are some dos and don’ts on how to survive the airport
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Travel Insurance: What Happens During a Pandemic?

Posted on: March 23, 2020

Those who follow me on Family Fun Canada and Family Fun Edmonton  know that I’m a big believer in travel insurance. It’s sensible peace of mind for just pennies on the dollar and can prevent financial ruin should you get sick or have a misadventure while abroad. But what happens
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Five Things You Can’t Travel Without

Posted on: December 23, 2019

Whether you are off on a weekend away or travelling overseas, there are five important things you should never travel without. Government Issued ID Government-issued identification is not only required at airports, but you also need it to check into hotels and prove your age at some establishments. Depending on
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How to Book Your First Resort Vacation (Without Stressing About Your Stress-Relieving Holiday!)

Posted on: June 6, 2019

Resorts, especially all-inclusive resorts, offer one of the most hassle-free ways to enjoy a vacation. However, if you’ve never booked a resort before, you can quickly become bogged down in the details. Today we’ll give you a quick and easy guide on how to book and enjoy your first resort
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First Time Flying? Here’s Everything You Need to Know!

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Going on your first flight? How exciting! Mixed in with that excitement, however, could be a lot of butterflies and a little bit of stress. Airports can seem huge and confusing and the flight itself can be daunting. Today we will look at what to expect from booking to taking
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Here is What you Need to Know for your First Trip Overseas

Posted on: March 4, 2019

Leaving the continent is fashionable right now. Since 2003, the number of Canadians (per year) going overseas has increased 153.3%. Going overseas is fun and exciting, but if you’ve never done it before, you may be unaware of the things seasoned travellers know. Less is More It starts with not
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