Waheeda Harris

Freelance Journalist in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Waheeda Harris

Freelance Journalist in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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I'm a freelance journalist, with a focus on art, travel, design, culture, cuisine and the people who are passionate about why, what and how they create.

I regularly contribute to Travelweek, Travel Life, NUVO, Taste & Travel and I'm a weekly travel columnist for The Globe & Mail.

Recent articles include making The Great Trail more accessible for The Toronto Star, how to detox the right way for Vacayou Magazine, the need to preserve quiet places for Explore Magazine and the influence of St. Lawrence Market on Toronto's culinary scene for Boundless Magazine.

Upcoming articles include a celebrate Canadian cities this summer feature for the Globe & Mail, design style of Wander the Resort for NUVO Magazine and showcasing small food producers along the St. Lawrence River's south shore in Quebec for Taste & Travel Magazine.

I've written for Postmedia Inc. newspapers, had articles published with in-flight magazines for Air Canada, Delta, WestJet, Philippine and Air Transat Airlines and had destination features in CAA and AAA magazines.

I've contributed to newspaper, magazine and web publications including The National Post, Toronto Life, Design Lines, Canadian House & Home, Tribute, Best Health, Toronto Star, Sweetspot.ca, The Globe and Mail, VIA Rail Destinations, Sympatico Travel, Elle Canada, Where.ca, Travel + Escape. Sweetspot.ca, Canadian Traveller, Post City Toronto, Canada.com Travel, G Adventures Blog, Wander, HotelAddict.com, LUXE, BOLD, Cruise & Travel Lifestyles and Aol Canada.

I was the co-author of the Night + Day Guide to Toronto (Pulse Guides, 2008), and was the travel editor of Lipstickpowdernpaint.com (2009-2011) and was a travel contributor to its sister publication Lipstick Lifestyle.

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