Sinead Mulhern
Sinead Mulhern

Sinead Mulhern is a Canadian travel writer and editor based in the Andean city of Cuenca, Ecuador. In early 2018, she quit her job to freelance full-time while exploring South America. When not writing, she's usually hiking mountain trails, learning salsa, running by the river beside her home, or exploring Cuenca's UNESCO-designated downtown. Her work has appeared in The Toronto Star, Travel Curator, enRoute, FASHION, Explore, and others.

10 articles

11 summer activities that are quintessentially Canadian

Kick back on a patio with your SPF 50, crack a craft brew and read on.
June 22, 2022
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I turned 30 in the Amazon and put society's expectations on hold

There are scarier things than turning 30, like the Amazon jungle for example.
June 13, 2022
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Let’s all start thinking of travel as a form of self-care 

Getting away for a bit feeds the soul and it just might be the mental health break you need.

February 07, 2022
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What an unexpected friendship with an elderly couple taught me about travel

The endless wisdom from two self-described Old Ones who have been there, done that and have no plans to stop.

September 06, 2021
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With the rise of remote work, it’s time to embrace digital nomadism

Stop working to travel, and start working while you travel.

March 02, 2021
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I’m a Canadian “stuck” abroad right now, and here’s what I miss the most about home

Should I stay or should I go? This expat decided to stay in Ecuador but now that she can’t easily come home, nostalgia has set in.

September 25, 2020
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How to survive being the third wheel on your trip

The dos and don’ts (and perks!) of being the odd one out.

July 14, 2020
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The delicate art of coming home

Going is easy. Coming back is a different story.

April 20, 2020
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Getting lost in Ecuador’s Valley of Longevity

As the clock ticked down on New Year’s Eve, getting lost help me figure out how to slow down.

December 19, 2019
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How a summer friendship unexpectedly led to my relocation to South America

I didn’t know it at the time, but meeting Mirella changed my life forever.

October 19, 2018
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