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About Shelagh

Shelagh McNally

Freelance travel writer and editor, Shelagh McNally has been a world traveler since her teens.  After 20 years in Toronto, she left her job as Communications Officer for a major bank and moved to Puerto Morelos, Mexico where she helped establish the Miami Herald’s satellite office in Cancun.

She went on to contribute to 12 editions of Fodor’s travel guides as well as writing a book about Mayan ruins. She is also the author of the Adventure Guide to Guatemala and the Pocket Guide to Guatemala.

She now divides her time between Mexico and her adopted hometown of Montreal, Quebec.  She continues to write about Latin America but also about her favorite locations in Canada for a number of international and North American online and print publications.

Special Interests

Shelagh knows a lot about:

  • Travel for Families
  • Romantic Destinations
  • Beaches

Shelagh's Special Recommendations

Shelagh says "Don't leave Toronto without riding a red rocket and taking the elevator ride up the CN Tower.  And when you're in Montreal, be sure to try some poutine or a warm fresh bagel after taking a ride on a BIXI."

10Best Lists by Shelagh McNally

Trump arrives in Toronto

[PHOTO_137411] Donald Trump has made a name for himself for recognizing a good location and then building a luxury building on the spot. Trump has arrived and left his mark in Toronto with the opening of his new...


10Best Day Trip: Explore Kleinberg

[PHOTO_137381] Head north for 40 minutes to the charming village of Kleinburg. It`s home to the McMichael Gallery which showcases Canadian artists who turned the art world on its head with theis stunning paintings...


Gordon Ramsay given the boot

When Danny Lavy brought in Gordon Ramsay, he was hoping for more than the one-time appearance the celebrity chef put into the restaurant that bore his name.