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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.

Sipping And Savouring In The Twenty Valley

Summer in a glass. That’s what I found when I went to Jordan, Ont., and the Twenty Valley, an hour-and-a-half’s drive west of Toronto. We might be heading into winter now, but this region,...

Bourbon 101

Let’s get one thing clear. Vietnamese Bourbon Arabica from Dalat has no connection to bourbon, the whiskey exclusively distilled in the United States. The Arabica coffee favored in Vietnamese blends is called bourbon because...

Exploring the Mile-High City

Denver, for me, was always a passing through kind of place. Servicing over 50 million passengers a year, Denver International Airport is the third largest domestic connection network in the United States. That’s why...
Highland Village Church

Cape Breton’s Cultural Tapestry

The last time I was in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, I was 16, on a trip with my family in a camper van. The region was gorgeous, but being a teenager, I did not...
Alan Caplar

Magical Heidelberg, An Historic Town Filled With Surprises

Heidelberg is a fairytale city in West Germany that weaves a spell over you as soon as you arrive. Walking the cobblestone streets of Old Town, you’ll want to duck into picturesque cafes, and...
Government building

GERMANY

I knew I was getting close to the Dong Xuan Asiatic Cultural and Trade Centre in Berlin when I passed a young Vietnamese woman on the street, wrapped tightly in a hooded jacket. I...

Where The Buffalo Roamed

Photography by the author Zeus would not budge.  I kicked and hollered, but he ignored me “Zack! Help!” I yelled. Our wrangler and guide turned his steed around and grabbed the reins from me. “Come...

The Top Reasons to Visit Mai Chau

Shortly after checking into the Mai Chau Nature Lodge our tour group guide Minh had us test some rental bicycles for size. Mine fit perfectly and soon we were off on the winding roads...

A VISIT TO VIAMEDE RESORT

The sharp clean smell of pine trees, a loon’s haunting call, clean air and fresh lake water for swimming and boating – these are just a few of the reasons Canadians look forward to...

Fight Wrinkles with a Good Sunscreen

As the sun finally comes out of hiding, it’s time to up our SPF to avoid wrinkles and lessen the risk of skin cancer, right? Well, there’s a bit more to think about when...