Waheeda Harris

Freelance Journalist in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Waheeda Harris

Freelance Journalist in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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As a freelance journalist, I write about travel, design, culture, cuisine, style and the people who are passionate about why, what and how they create.

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, LUXE, BOLD 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) and was a travel contributor to its sister publication Lipstick Lifestyle.

I've been a contributor to Postmedia Inc. newspapers, had articles published in in-flight magazines for Delta, WestJet and Air Transat Airlines and published travel features in CAA and AAA magazines.

I currently contribute to Travelweek, Travel Life, NUVO, Taste & Travel, and Cruise & Travel Lifestyles magazines, and I'm the Ask a travel expert columnist for The Globe & Mail Travel.

I've recently been a regular contributor to HotelAddict.com, Wander Magazine and the G Adventures Blog.

Recent feature articles include how to choose a sun destination based on your astrological sign for Air Canada's enRoute Magazine, the Canadian history of Winnie-the-Pooh for NUVO Magazine and how tourism can be a positive force for communities in the Vancouver Sun/Postmedia.

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.