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:

You’re Going to Europe? Here are 5 Things You Can’t Leave Without!

Posted on: May 8, 2017

Ah Europe! The land of history and culture! One could spend years touring Europe and still not have enough time to take it all in! The things that make Europe so unique, however, means you should be prepared for your vacation before your plane lands. Here are five things you’ll
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‘O’ld Canada – Four Historic Hotels in Canada

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Travelling in Canada this year? It’s Canada’s 150th birthday, so mark the occasion by staying in one of the nation’s historic hotels. You will experience yesteryear in modernized hotels such as: Chateau Lacombe in Alberta Opening to great fanfare in 1966, the Chateau Lacombe’s cylindrical shape means excellent city views
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Single Parent Travelling With a Child? What you Need to Know about Consent Letters

Posted on: January 18, 2017

If you are a divorced parent and are planning on crossing the border with your child, it’s not as simple as packing up a suitcase and heading to the airport. One of the most important things you need to do is to ensure your documents are in order. When travelling
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Where to See Green this Winter: Canada’s Indoor Gardens

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Canada is known for many things, but chief among them is snow. While the west coast enjoys a bit of a cool down during the winter months, the prairie provinces and east coast take plugging in their cars (to the bafflement of anyone living in warmer climates), carrying a scraper
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Tiny Houses, Big Fun: Tiny House Vacation Rentals in Canada

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Ah, tiny houses! They’ve become so popular that they boast several of their very own reality TV series (and isn’t that the epitome of fame these days?). Perhaps you’ve wondered if you, too, could pare down your possessions and live in a tiny house. Of course, you would be apprehensive
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Fit for a King: Four Canadian Sites Visited by the Royal Family

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Prince William and Duchess Catherine made headlines recently when they visited Canada with adorable Prince George and Princess Charlotte in tow, but Royals visiting Canada is nothing new. Members of the British Royal Family have visited Canada since 1786 when King George the 3rd’s son, William, came to Canada as part
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Travel in Style, Travel in Low Season!

Posted on: September 14, 2016

If you chose to spend the dog days of summer basking in your own local sunshine instead of joining the ranks of holiday seekers, take heart! Not only did you save money on high-season accommodation prices, you’ve avoided the crowds at popular tourist destinations. However, that doesn’t mean your whole
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Please your Parents and your Kids! Multi-Generation Travel Tips: The Types of Vacations that Work

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Welcome to the sandwich generation! If you are the middle of the “sandwich,” you are caring for aging parents while also raising your own children. With three generations under your care, you have a lot of challenges, but thankfully, travelling as a group doesn’t have to be one of them.
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Picture Perfect: The Town with the Painted Past

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Situated just 17 kilometres out of Edmonton is a small town with an usual feature. Nestled among the boutique stores and old-style black lampposts are more than 30 painted murals. These paintings represent Stony Plain’s history and provide a glimpse into how this slice of Alberta was settled by people
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