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Maureen LittleJohn

Maureen LittleJohn
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.

Growing Up In America

  Viet Thanh Nguyen came to the the United States with his family in 1975. He was four and his brother was ten.  His parents opened a grocery store, their business flourished and Viet and...

The Biggest Winter Carnival in the World

I love going to Quebec’s annual winter carnival. Carnaval du Québec, as it is known, has been going for 62 years and is an epic Canadian event not to be missed. This year it...
Sacacomieabove, winter and lake

Learn To Love Winter

Nowhere in Canada do people embrace winter as much as in Quebec. The belle province sparkles in winter. Vietnamese and anyone who really want to get to know Canada can learn a few tips...

GOLDEN NECTAR, What Makes Icewine So Precious?

They look like worthless, wizened raisins on the vine, but when freezing temperatures ready this crop for harvest, the product is pure, liquid gold. Canada’s icewine is a precious commodity, especially popular in the...
OMNI King Edward Hotel - entrance

A Royal Rebirth

At the Omni King Edward Hotel, an anchor for the powerful and prestigious in Toronto’s urban core, the glamour of the past is alive and kicking. Especially interesting for Vietnamese Canadians and anyone else...
A quilt of fall foliage blankets the Muskoka landscape.

Autumn Splendor in Ontario

In autumn, the beauty of Ontario’s rural landscape is breathtaking. People come from all over the world to marvel at Mother Nature’s scenic splendor as the leaves change color. There are numerous leaf-peeping organized...