Waheeda Harris

Freelance journalist Waheeda Harris balances her urban life with regular doses of mountain and ocean and regularly contributes stories to a variety of Canadian publications including The Globe & Mail, NUVO, Travelier, enRoute, Travelweek and Travel Life, writing about culture, cuisine, wellness, design and discovering our world step by step.


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Quiet Parks International: Preserving the World’s Quiet Places

The first wilderness Quiet Park is the Zabalo River region in northern Ecuador, but QPI is also focused on urban areas. New York City, London and Stockholm are being considered, with Taipei’s Yangmingshan National Park becoming the first urban quiet park. Hempton believes now is the time to preserve. “We are hearing our neighbourhoods again…we still have the opportunity to listen.”

Spring 2024 - The Paddling Issue