Waheeda Harris

Freelance Journalist in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Waheeda Harris

Freelance Journalist in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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A freelance journalist since 2000, I write about travel, design, culture, cuisine, style and the people who are passionate about what they create.

I've contributed to newspaper, magazine and web publications since 2000 including The National Post, Toronto Life, Zoomer, Design Lines, Canadian House & Home, Tribute, Best Health, Sweetspot.ca, The Globe and Mail, VIA Rail Destinations, Sympatico Travel, Elle Canada, Where.ca, Travel + Escape, Toronto Homes Magazine, Canada.com Travel and Aol Canada.

I'm the co-author of the Night + Day Guide to Toronto (Pulse Guides, 2008), and was the travel editor of Lipstickpowdernpaint.com (2009-2011).

I currently contribute to Travelweek Magazine, Canadian Traveller, CHIC par Le Germain Magazine, Billy Magazine, Lipstick Lifestyle, NUVO Magazine, Bold Magazine and Postmedia Inc. newspapers, as well as recent articles with Paste Magazine, CAA Magazine, WestJet Magazine and Ensemble Vacations Magazine.

Recent feature articles include the cover story for Canadian Traveller's Fall 2016 issue: Epic Journeys on travelling by train through Rajasthan with G Adventures, exploring the Dalamatian coast of Croatia for Bold Magazine's July 2016 cover story and where to find the beef in Calgary for Paste Magazine.

Upcoming articles include my experience on a National Geographic Journey with G Adventures in South Africa for Dreamscapes Magazine, tasting my way through the island of Martinique for Canadian Traveller Magazine, detailing my adventures snorkeling with sea lions in Mexico's Sea of Cortez in Bold Magazine and writing about Ottawa's trendy ByWard Market for Delta Sky Magazine.

Check out my daily photo diary and recent articles via Gone to Swan on Facebook, join me in reminiscing about 1970s and 1980s pop culture and discover my photographs of graffiti, street art and murals at W Popaganda.