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 why, what and how they create.

I've contributed to newspaper, magazine and web publications since 2000 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 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 magazines for Delta, WestJet and Air Transat Airlines and had travel features in CAA and AAA magazines.

I currently contribute to Travelweek, Travel Life, NUVO, Taste & Travel, LUXE, Wander and HotelAddict.com.

Recent feature articles include the cover story of CAA Saskatchewan and CAA Manitoba magazines on exploring New Zealand, a profile of Elizabeth Metcalfe Design in the holiday issue of LUXE Magazine and a contributor to Time Out's 50 Best Things to do in the World Right Now list.

Upcoming articles include a guide to Toronto's Junction neighbourhood for Phillipine Airlines Mabuhay Magazine, a profile of G Adventures founder/CEO Bruce Poon Tip for NUVO Magazine and how stargazing can be a wellness activity for Wander Magazine.

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.