Traveller's Tales

By: Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson is still relatively new to the wonderful city of Medicine Hat, having moved here in May 2016. She was born and raised in Ontario and lived in Australia for a year and a half. Emily has visited 33 countries and will share some of her experiences and advice for globetrotters of all ages.

Traveller's Tales: The 3 p.m. Daydream

March 14, 2017 - 11:50am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 12:59pm

I know I’m not alone in the 3 p.m. daydream.

You know the one - It begins about the same time that the sun is starting to sink in the sky and the snow melts off the branches outside. You let your mind wander to cobblestone streets, larger-than-life monuments, vast landscapes like the ones displayed on your computer desktop.

Traveller's Tales: One Step Closer to Grasshoppers

February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 1:01pm

Entomophagy is the term coined for eating insects. All over the world, people eat various species of bugs from larva to grasshoppers. It’s a concept that both terrifies and fascinates me, especially considering that back in 2013, when I took my first solo trip, it is fair to say I was afraid of food. I visited cities and countries known for their food; Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, the list goes on. Although I dabbled in new experiences, my go-to restaurant was McDonald's.