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Calculated Traveller


Mary is also a freelance travel writer and executive editor of Calculated Traveller Magazine, an online magazine/blog with informative travel advice, helpful tips, honest reviews, and worldwide travel inspiration. The website explores travel as it relates to cruise holidays, road trips, finance, food, art, history, culture, nature, and health. Sharing photos and stories of adventures from both near and far, each article on focuses on budget planning and preparation for all types of travellers, across a wide range of travel experiences.


  • 2018 Third Place Winner Best International Story, The Society of American Travel Writers Canada Chapter Writing Awards. Story entitled: The Birds, Bees, Baskets, and Olive Trees of Umm Qais, Jordan
  • 81 of the World’s Greatest Travel Hackers by Flight Network for 2017
  • Top Toronto-based Bloggers to Follow by FlipKey/Trip Advisor for 2015
  • Top 10 Cruise Blogs by CruiseKingsUK for 2014
  • 2014 Canadian Weblog Awards Nominee
  • Top 100 Canadian Travel Writers by Flight Network for 2013