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 at A Taste for Travel 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. Check out clips and samples of her travel writing articles on the Portfolio page.

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, WestJet, National Geographic Traveller, enRoute, Fifty-five Plus, Taste & Travel International, Ottawa Wedding and 100+ print and online publications.

She authored the Pacific Coast chapter of Lonely Planet’s cookbook Mexico: From the Source and her work has also appeared 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.  

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.


TravelAge West

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 culinary travel blog at A Taste for Travel by clicking on the image below:

Get tips, inspiration, recipes and special discounts by visiting A Taste for Travel, a culinary travel blog for people who love food, drink and sun destinations