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TRAVEL articles by Julie Harrison

Online travel clips include:

Road Trips for Families

Kids in the Capital

Longer print clips include:

What a woman wants,” The Ottawa Citizen.
A piece examining how hotels are working to find ways to better cater to the lucrative female business traveller market. Featured as the lead story to the Travel Section on Saturday, March 6, 2010. The Ottawa Citizen has more than 280,000 readers for its Saturday print issue. Also picked up by other online sites including the Montreal Gazette, the Edmonton Journal, Vancouver Sun, Winnipeg FreePress, and the Kelowna.com.

 'If you get up in the morning and there's no robe, it's totally annoying. You have to put on your workout clothes to answer the door for room service.' The Georgian Court Hotel in Vancouver.

All the laughter, more luxury: Big girls have fun at a slumber party at Le Nordik’s lodge,” The Ottawa Citizen
A first person feature piece for the Travel section’s “Close to Home.” Here, a slumber party and a Finnish spa experience are shared. The Ottawa Citizen has more than 280,000 readers for its Saturday print issue. Also picked up by the Montreal Gazette and a Valentine’s Day special in canada.com.

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Travelling ‘blind’,” The Ottawa Citizen
A first-person feature piece on how to use blind-bidding websites to pull-off a budget trip to New York City.

Shorter print clips include:

5 worth the drive for a March Break getaway,” Ottawa Citizen, March 6/2010

5 best travel blogs,” pH2, Ottawa Citizen, Dec 26/2009
A short round-up piece to contribute to the Travel Section’s annual “best lists.” Published in the Saturday edition, 280,000 readers. Also posted online and in canada.com.

5 best girlfriend getaways,” pH3, Ottawa Citizen, Dec 26/2009
A short round-up piece to contribute to the Travel Section’s annual “best lists.” Published in the Saturday edition, 280,000 readers. Also online on The Ottawa Citizen, The Calgary Herald, canada.com, the Edmonton Journal, and Wild West PR.

Ice up at Lac du Poisson Blanc,” page 10 of ADVENTURA magazine
A daytripper article for this Ontario & Quebec outdoor and travel magazine, published in the Winter 2009 issue. 120,000 readers per issue of the print edition.

Montreal is aflutter this weekend,” The Ottawa Citizen
A short service article on the Insectarium’s annual monarch buttery release. The Ottawa Citizen has more than 280,000 readers for its Saturday print issue.

“5 best men’s rooms with a view,” The Ottawa Citizen
A round-up article for the New Year’s Eve edition of the Travel Section.

“5 best wine touring regions in Australia,” The Ottawa Citizen
A round-up article for the New Year’s Eve edition of the Travel Section.

Other:

Tripsketch travel writer
This Web 3.0 project compiled research from travel writers around the world. I was one of them.

 

FAMILY & PARENTING articles by Julie Harrison

Online family & parenting clips include:

The Community Calling,” page 20-23, Ottawa Family Living magazine, Fall 2013.

Hosting a Slumber Party,” page 33, Ottawa Family Living magazine, Summer 2013

Carefree Life at the Cottage,” pages 54-57, Ottawa Family Living magazine, Summer 2013

Ottawa Family Living Magazine, Summer 2013 cover

 

Bullying is Bad. Don’t be a Bully.” published on PhD in Parenting


“There are some things I wish she hadn’t had to learn.” published on Life as a Human
Olympic Dreaming? Not a Chance.” published on Life as a Human


Camping with Kids,” published on Kids in the Capital
Family Glamping,” published on Kids in the Capital

Parent & Child Magazine March 2011

Party Favorites,” March 2011 issue of Parent & Child magazine
A short piece for the Strategies section of Scholastic’s Parent & Child magazine, which reaches 7 million parents of young children. Inspired by a blog post, this piece brings back some of those favorite party games of Mom and Dad’s youth for a new generation. PDF of page available upon request.

 

Thanks again for taking the time to learn more about me!

Sincerely,
Julie (coffeewithjulieblog [at] gmail [dot] com)

 

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