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Lisa Jackson

Journalist & Traveller

Lisa Jackson is a freelance writer and the editor of Eat Drink Travel Magazine. Her work has been featured in The Globe & Mail, Al Jazeera News, Eater, Islands Magazine, enRoute, Travel Life, West Jet, and many others. Lisa is a proud member of the Yukon's Sour Toe Cocktail Club, which she joined by letting a dead toe touch her face.

The Getaway: Farm Cooking in Prince Edward County

I'm getting the ultimate field to farm culinary experience at From the Farm Cooking School, located two hours east of Toronto in Prince Edward County. Personal chef and food writer Cynthia Peters teaches classes on the art of seasonal cooking from her 1830's heritage farmhouse.
04/18/2013 05:47 EDT
Alamy

Six Secret Stopovers for Your Next Vacation

For most airlines, a stopover is a visit of at least 24 hours or longer in a city. The best part is, most airlines will allow a stopover for free or at very minimal charge. Some will even allow passengers to stay as long as a week, while others permit multiple stops on a journey. Here are six stopovers to consider when booking your next trip.
03/11/2013 12:12 EDT

How I Overcame My Fear of Needles

When I was nine, I had a bad experience while in the hospital with scarlet fever. A nurse restrained me and abruptly poked a needle into my arm, inflicting a pain that felt worse than a bee sting. I avoided having blood taken for the next 20 years, even if it meant risking my health.
01/24/2013 08:16 EST
Fox

Life Lessons From My Twenties

When I was 20, I lived with my parents and didn't even have a driver's license. I've come a long way since then. I've travelled to 20 countries. And I'm still pursuing my dream of becoming a writer. Here are my life lessons from surviving my twenties.
01/09/2013 05:23 EST