Karan Smith

Karan Smith Writer

Karan Smith is a travel writer based in Ottawa. She’s boated past silent icebergs in Greenland, bumped along in jeeps on South African lion safaris and cycled past vineyards in France. But she also finds plenty of adventure in her backyard. Favourite pastimes in the capital? Delving into the past and future at the city’s museums, biking along the Ottawa River trails and sinking into the present moment in the Nordik Spa's outdoor pools.

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