Lisa Jackson
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Lisa Jackson is a freelance writer and the Editor-in-Chief of Eat Drink Travel Magazine. She has visited over 20 different countries and specializes in writing about culinary tourism, outdoor adventure, and the politics of travel. Her work has been featured in The Hip + Urban Girl's Guide, the Globe & Mail, CBC Radio Thunder Bay, and the John Tory Radio Show. Find her online at www.eatdrinktravelmag.com or @eatdrinktravels.

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Talking Adventure Travel with Scott Wilson, Host of 'Departures'

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2013 | 12:05 PM

Is riding a reindeer across Siberia on your travel bucket list? How about visiting the last man living in the radioactive zone in Chernobyl? Or uncovering sunken ships and wreckage of World War II planes in the Pacific Ocean?

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(Above: Travel show host, Scott...
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Talking Sustainable Tourism With Jacques Cousteau's Granddaughter

(1) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 12:05 PM

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Céline Cousteau, a one-woman production team, on her way to help Amazon Promise deliver free medical care in the Peruvian Amazon. Photo credit: CelineCousteau.com

For Céline Cousteau, adventure is in her blood. She is, after all, a third generation explorer.

"My first...

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The Getaway: Farm Cooking in Prince Edward County

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2013 | 5:07 PM

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I'm panicking over chicken.

After an hour of preparation, I've successfully butterflied and stuffed a chicken breast with fresh basil, sautéed mushrooms, and gourmet cheese. It looks like a dish from Bon Appetit. Now, I've reached the critical moment -- rolling the meat...

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Six Secret Stopovers for Your Next Vacation

(1) Comments | Posted March 11, 2013 | 12:46 PM

The stopover has rapidly become the best deal for savvy travellers. If you're travelling on a long haul flight, why not get off the plane at the halfway point and add an extra country to your trip? It's an opportunity to stretch your legs, get some decent sleep, and explore...

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How I Overcame My Fear of Needles

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 7:16 AM

"Does this scare you?"

The therapist pointed a needle in the air like a pistol. I clawed my nails into my chair and tried not to hyperventilate.

People are often surprised by my phobia of blood and needles. Working as a community health promoter...

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Life Lessons From My Twenties

(1) Comments | Posted January 9, 2013 | 4:32 PM

If my 20- and 32-year-old selves met in a Back to the Future time warp, I'm not sure if they would recognize each other.

When I was 20, I lived with my parents and didn't even have a driver's license. I spent weekends working, studying, and watching movies in...

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