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Maureen LittleJohn

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Maureen Littlejohn is Culture Magazin's executive editor. She is a Canadian award-winning journalist who has practiced her craft around the world including in the United States, Africa and Vietnam. Currently based in Toronto, she has a keen eye for detail and has a deep appreciation for the “East Meets West” approach of Culture Magazin. Travel is her passion and she is happy to be able to share her adventures on a regular basis with the magazine's readers.
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Oh Canada Foods!

By Maureen Littlejohn   When visitors come to Canada, they always want to try our most “authentic” foods. Here is a list of iconic Canadian victuals and where to get them. Maple Syrup Our flag bears a...
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Our Home and Native Land

The chilly night air slowly warms as the sun rises. Tat-tat-a-tat. A woodpecker’s hammering shatters the stillness and sleepy heads emerge from the tent’s opening. Yawning and stretching, the campers breathe in the forest’s...

Syracuse Comes Alive

Photos and text by Maureen Littlejohn Walking the streets of Syracuse’s historic downtown, I felt as if a Model T or two could come barreling around the corner at any time. Landmark Victorian architecture commanded...

The Road to Nationhood

Photos and text: Maureen Littlejohn On a recent road trip, I had my eyes opened to aspects of Canada’s early history that are often forgotten. This is Canada’s 150th year as a country, but her...
Stylish hair trends for Asian women.

Hair Dos and Don’ts

Interview with Leesa Berry, Klute Hair What trends are you seeing these days? At the moment, I am seeing a lot of candy colours. For haircuts, the long beachy textured looks that are in right now...

Philadelphia’s Secret Gardens

Philadelphia, founded by William Penn in 1682, is one of the most historic cities in the United States. A hotbed of political activity, Philadelphia is where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were...
Easter Evolution

Easter Evolution

When I was a child, Easter was celebrated with new head gear and chocolate eggs.  On Easter Sunday morning, breakfast was scrambled eggs and warm, buttery hot-cross buns. If a breeze came us as...

The Canadian-Irish Connection

March 17th was a special day in our home when I was growing up in Toronto. Since my granddad was from Belfast, my mother always made sure to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish...
The Hotel Ponce de Leon was built by billionaire Standard Oil magnate Henry Flagler in 1888. Today it is the campus of Flagler College.

Romance, Pirates And Ghosts In America’s Oldest City

Images provided by FloridasHistoricCoast.com Florida is a warm haven that attracts many Canadians, along with geese, in the winter. When most of us think about this southern state it is the sandy beaches, leafy everglades...
Steamy, Squeaky, Clean

Steamy, Squeaky, Clean

On cold evenings, after a hard struggle home through the sleet and slush, there is nothing more inviting than a hot bath. Add some luxurious products and it becomes really hard to get out...