Alyssa Quirico

Editorial Assistant

Contributor Since 
Sep 2014
Countries Visited 

Alyssa Quirico currently lives in her hometown of Calgary, Alta., but she's also lived in Los Cabos, Mexico and San Francisco, Calif. She has a communications degree in journalism, has worked in marketing and written feature and lifestyle stories for publications like Fast Forward Weekly and When she's not assisting the WestJet Magazine team, she's travelling mostly for food, great patios and thrift-store teasures.

Coolest place you've ever visited and why: Frenchmen Street in New Orleans, for its unapologetic authenticity. And of course, the music.

Favourite travel memory: Looking out at the horizon from Cotopaxi, a glacier volcano in Ecuador, just taking it all in.

Best travel advice: Make conversation with taxi drivers and bartenders wherever you go, they'll give you the best suggestions.

Recent Articles

Six Reasons to Go to Tremblant this Summer

This ski resort offers more than just winter fun 

Five Reasons to Love Summer in Calgary

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Four Places to Eat in Saskatoon

This prairie city is a foodie's paradise 

Four Historic Spots in Saskatoon

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Five Reasons to Love Summer in Ottawa

Here's why you should visit the country's capital this season 

Four Interactive Theme Park Attractions

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What’s New at Vegas Pool Parties

Check out the season’s highlights 

A Guide to Canadian Summer Music Festivals

How to navigate the season’s biggest concerts 

Five Can’t-Miss JUNO Week Events in Calgary

Don’t miss these events featuring national and local talent 

Five New Restaurants in Calgary

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