The Cultural Curator

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Category Archives: Travel


I first penned this blog post back in 2013, when I came face-to-face with my feminism and my desire (or, perhaps more accurately, my need?) to be a champion for … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · 2 Comments

Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Gifts that ‘Give Back’

Whether you’re looking to spend a little (or a lot!) this holiday season, we all know how overwhelming gift giving can be. Finding that ‘perfect’ piece is enough to make … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Interview with ‘Cause of Death: Woman’ Founder, Karin Alfredsson

Last week, I sat down with Swedish writer and journalist Karin Alfredsson, Regional Director of We Effect, at her Lusaka-based office, to discuss Cause of Death: Woman, a virtual photojournalism … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Complicated Simple Life.

First and foremost, let me preface what I’m about to write by saying that I am oh-so-sorry for being MIA these past couple of months. Although it’s always my intention … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

When in Africa…

It’s been a mere two-and-a-half weeks since I set up shop in Zambia and, suffice it to say, this is the longest amount of time I have spent, consecutively, in … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Leaving… On a Jet Plane.

Almost one year ago, I set off for Africa. On the verge of completing my Master’s Degree in International Communications and Development, I headed to Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, and Nigeria … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The ‘Old’ Country

A few years ago, at my father’s urging, I got out my video camera, wrote down several questions, and prepared to interview my grandparents. It occurred to me that I … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wander Woman

As a general rule, I tend to pride myself on the amount of travel I’ve undertaken over the past 27 years (and when I say “past”, what I actually mean is … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment


Ever since I returned from Africa in the Spring, it has been an internal struggle to re-adjust back to life in Canada. From the outside, these two places couldn’t be … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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