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Michele Peterson is a Toronto-based travel writer, editor, social media consultant and fundraiser. With more than a decade of experience creating  compelling content for print, web and mobile platforms, Michele has proven expertise in bringing stories to life.

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Win a pair of CityPASS ticket booklets

One of the perks of being a travel writer is being able to flash a Press pass and bypass...

Cooking class in Guatemala: Ceremonial chicken

As far as grocery runs go, the  trip from Panajachel to Sololá, Guatemala is a stunner....

Day pass (bring the kids) to Dreams Huatulco

Infinity pools, cocktails, gourmet dining — if you’d like to experience a day...

Quest for Mexico’s sacred sea snail

I’m in a bikini, dangling from the edge of a granite cliff, holding my sarong out to a...

A day pass to luxury in Panajachel, Guatemala

Although I’m here volunteering in Guatemala, sometimes a girl needs a break. My...

Why I’m volunteering in Guatemala

Most people know me as a travel writer, someone who spends her time flitting off to warm...

Night bus to Guatemala

For two countries that once shared the mighty Maya empire, it’s surprisingly...

Body and soul: massage therapy in Mexico

People often ask if I worry about getting sick in Mexico. The truth is I come to Mexico...

More than cuisine: Muestra Gastronómica Playa Manzanillo

Yesterday, I went to Manzanillo Beach for a margarita and a swim but ended up judging a...

Cemetery tripping in Oaxaca City

Weaving my way through the Panteon Antiguo (Old Cemetery) of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán,...