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 NUVO, Travelier, The Toronto Star, Travel Life, Travelweek and I'm a weekly travel news columnist for The Globe & Mail.

Recent articles include a preview of a new Indigenous history tour in Niagara for The Toronto Star, why Nicaragua and Malibu Popoyo Resort should be on your travel list for Vacayou Magazine, a profile of The June Motel for Travelier Magazine, stylish Quebec cabins for NUVO and how nine Canadian cities are celebrating summer for The Globe & Mail.

Upcoming articles include a profile on author Joshua Glenn for Quill & Quire and the eco-friendly style of 1 Hotels for Natural Habitat 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.