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Katherine Low


Katherine Low is a Toronto-based travel and lifestyle journalist and editor. Her passion for travelling, living and working abroad has taken her around the world, from bungee jumping in Auckland to riding Tuk Tuks in Thailand.

Her writing has appeared in national magazines, newspapers and websites including the Globe and Mail,, Viva,,, the Canadian Press, Women of Influence, ROAM and many others.

Katherine is also an instructor in the Corporate Communications and Public Relations post-graduate program at Centennial College in Toronto. She has taught at the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, both in Limerick, Ireland, as well as at the University of Western Ontario. Follow Katherine at @katherinelow and on
Why Gap Years are Worth the

Why Gap Years are Worth the Risk

Just as I had ultimately taken a leap of faith and paid for a round-the-world flight instead of tuition, I took a deep breath, opened my eyes and stepped off that tiny ledge and into the big blue abyss of crisp air.
12/17/2011 06:33 EST
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The Fine Art of the (Canadian) Road Trip

In travel, as in life, you must constantly forge your own path and discover new routes. The reason the first guy enjoys it so much is that it is a new, exhilarating experience that makes him feel amazing. The reverse is true for one's first time overdoing it on Canadian whisky.
11/26/2011 08:18 EST