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Welcome to the online home and portfolio of Michele Peterson, travel writer and communications consultant!

Based in Toronto, Michele is an award-winning freelance travel writer, editor, blogger and mobile app publisher who specializes in food, drink and sun destinations — although she’s equally at home writing about swimming with beluga whales, trends in luxury perfume or NASCAR racing.

Cycling Lake Annecy, France

Cycling Lake Annecy, France

A former banker, who ditched the corporate world for travel writing a decade ago, her work has appeared in Fodor’s, Conde Nast, Dreamscapes, Islands, enRoute, Fifty-five Plus, Taste & Travel International and 100+ print and online publications. You can also find her work in popular travel anthology books such as Go Your Own Way, Sand in My Bra: Funny Women Write from the Road and A Woman’s Asia. 

Clips

Visit her Portfolio page for an in-depth look at sample clips of writing that’s appeared in a wide range of print and online publications.

If you’d like to get a behind-the-scenes look inside the world of travel writing and immerse yourself in the  world’s most fascinating food, drink and sun destinations, visit Michele’s blog at A Taste for Travel