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A Snapshot of Vancouver’s Street Corner Food Scene

We’re standing outside food cart shaded under a red umbrella, a human line stretching away from it, the smell of roasting meat and spicy sauces blooming into the air. The metal cart is plastered with pictures of celebriti...


Whistler: Beyond the Slopes

After hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics and just wrapping up its annual World Ski and Snowboard Festival, Whistler has sealed in its reputation as a top destination for skiing and snowboarding. What impressed me during my visit,...



Behind the Scenes: Interview with Our Magazine Editor, Kenza Moller

So good to have you join WildJunket team! Tell us a bit more about yourself. Thanks! I grew up in the Dominican Republic, but moved to Victoria, Canada for university four years ago. I’ve always loved writing – as a kid, I...


From the Road: Ski Festival in Whistler and Vancouver

It’s the perfect time to live on Canada’s west coast – here in Victoria, BC, the past few weeks have been a transition from our usual umbrella weather to long, sunny afternoons spent in flip-flops. To enjoy the last of wi...



Traveling As A Vegetarian

It was noon, with a merciless sun glinting off the ocean, the only breeze in the air a result of our leaky yola motoring towards the shore. Scuba tanks rolled at our feet, salt creasing our eyelids. We sat, still in too-tight...


Are You Addicted to Travel?

As a chocolate addict, I know the rules to avoiding a relapse: I try to keep anything cocoa-flavored out of my home and I avoid the appropriate aisles of temptation at the grocery store. But every once in a while, a craving wil...



How to Get Free Accommodation While Traveling

Whether you’re planning on traveling the world or simply going abroad for a week, expenses quickly pile up between flights, tours, transportation and food. But thanks to the many online tools, we can now easily travel the...


Solo Female Travel: Is It A Matter of Safety?

I spent 17 years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, a bustling capital city in which crime, corruption, and poverty are visible on a daily basis. My brother, Eric, was allowed to go running on his own, walk to friends’ hou...



20 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Traveling

With many life lessons, it’s necessary to live through tricky situations to truly learn from them. Traveling is one of the best ways to dive head-first into discovering yourself and the world around you. However, there ar...


Cambodia: Unearthing the Past

By Chad Chisholm | Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Issue 5 (Winter 2012)   s the sun warms ancient stones, and sleeping giants seemingly come to life, Cambodia awakes to another temperate morning. The gentle chant...