Traveling and Fitness (QUIZ)

Traveling and fitness are not two words that usually go together. When you think of traveling, you probably think of relaxing, indulging in unhealthy food and drinks, and avoiding the gym at all cost. However, there are many reasons to think about fitness while you’re traveling. First, if you are health-conscious while traveling, you’ll avoid […]

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A Lisbon Welcome

In the throes of speechwriting for next week’s World Food Tourism Summit, I realize quite suddenly that I am starving. It’s a beautiful sunny day, so I leave my notes on the table and wander around the corner, down the cobbled alleyway and its yellow, faded buildings, past the neighbour who stands at her window, watching everything. […]

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Thrillable Hours: Kate Jackson, Entrepreneur

What made you decide to leave the practice of law? Was there a particular moment that catalyzed the decision for you? I was fortunate to have an amazing boss and I generally I enjoyed the work, but for me, when assessing the future and what I wanted to achieve, I wasn’t going to find it […]

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A Lesson in Staying Still

During the past 7 years of travel, there have been many instances where I’ve managed to get hurt in the most spectacular and occasionally comical of ways. Falling off a motorbike and over a cliff  when a truck full of cabbages broke down in front of me, raining cabbages down the steep road to Pai in Northern Thailand. […]

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Recipe for Delicious Green Curry Fried Rice with Chicken

Rule number one for my kitchen: always make extra rice. Keeping with summer tradition, I am back at my dad’s house in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, right as the trees are beginning to turn as autumn approaches. It’s one of the highlights of my year to come here, peaceful and quiet and smack in the […]

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Thrillable Hours: Andrew Comrie-Picard, Race Car Driver

Welcome back to Thrillable Hours, my interview series about alternative careers for lawyers.  I first met Andrew Comrie-Picard at McGill Law School, where we were classmates in an International Tax Law class. I have followed his career with interest because he was not only a quiet and thoughtful guy, but the kind of career transition he pulled off […]

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