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:

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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Cash on Hand: What You Need to Know About Foreign Currency Before You Travel

Posted on: September 10, 2018

Do you have cash in your wallet? Probably not. There are more than 68 million credit cards in circulation in Canada, and debit card swipes make up 35 per cent of Canadian transactions. Canadians rely heavily on debit and credit cards, but this is not the case on a global
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Yes, You Need it. Travel Medical Insurance: Spend a Little, Save a Lot

Posted on: August 3, 2018

Car insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, house insurance – insurance! It’s that thing you know you need but don’t want to think about, let alone spend money on. When it’s vacation time, the last thing you want to think about is more insurance, but if you don’t think about it,
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Houseboat Vacation 101 – How to Plan Your Lake Voyage

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Floating on a houseboat makes for one unique vacation, but before you get on board, there are a few things you need to know. Book Early! Yes, it’s floating accommodation, but it’s not a cruise ship. Those fantastic last minute deals you can snap up for cruising don’t apply here.
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How to Survive Your (Certifiable) Type-A Travel Companion

Posted on: February 7, 2018

There is an (unfounded) theory out there that Type A personalities are aggressively organised, pay meticulous attention to detail, schedule every moment and do not understand the idea of relaxation – a concept that is vital to a vacation. If you, or someone you love, exhibits Type A behaviour and
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Come Away with Me: Movies That Make You Want to Travel

Posted on: December 18, 2017

Recently we’ve taken a look at books that inspire wanderlust. Now it’s time to delve into movies that give us itchy travel feet. I took a social media poll to find out which movies inspired my friends, family and colleagues to travel. It was interesting because as the answers rolled
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Read to Inspire Adventure! Here Are 5 Books That Will Take You Around the World!

Posted on: November 20, 2017

In a perfect world, we could hop on a plane and explore the globe whenever we wanted to. The reality for most Canadians is much different so thankfully when plane tickets are out of reach, the bookstore is close at hand. Here are some unconventional reads that will have you
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Suite Deals! Why You Need Your Space, and How to Get It

Posted on: September 13, 2017

Travelling brings families and friends closer together – very close – as anyone travelling with small kids, a multigenerational family, a couple whose circadian rhythm opposes yours or a partner that brings their work with them, will attest. Sharing accommodations at the best of times isn’t easy. When everyone is off
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Hoodoos: The Silent Giants of the Badlands

Posted on: June 5, 2017

In a great big world that seems to move faster every day, a trip to Alberta’s southern Badlands is the perfect vacation to discover a little something about yourself. It’s not just the massive and famous Royal Tyrell Museum where you can get up close and personal with the creatures
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