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Linda Hoang is a 22-year-old, enthusiastic, goal-oriented, multi-platform, multimedia journalist and producer.

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24 Days of Christmas Giveaways: Edmonton Food (2018)
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Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year! I’m the person who starts playing Christmas music by mid-November, and this year I’ve been binging Christmas movies like nobody’s business.  Last year, I spread Christmas cheer by running a 24 Days of Christmas Giveaways p...
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7 Christmas Movies to Watch on TELUS Optik TV This Holiday Season
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Is there any better holiday pastime than watching Christmas movies leading up to the big day? I LOVE Christmas movies!! Sure, they are cheesy and often unrealistic, but they are also so utterly feel-good and wonderful (and let’s face it—we all love the cheesy lines and predictable plots). I...
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Photo Walk: Instagrammable Walls of Downtown Edmonton (Dec. 15, 2018)
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I’m excited to announce the next Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton Photo Walk will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2018 in downtown Edmonton!  Join me and co-host Sharon Yeo (@sharonyeo) on this fun photo walk – where we’ll take Edmontonians to some of the mos...
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Instagrammable Guide to Glow—Edmonton’s Biggest Indoor Christmas Festival
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It’s glowing to be a very exciting holiday season now that Glow, Edmonton (and area)’s biggest and probably most Instagrammable indoor Christmas festival, is open!  Running Nov. 22, 2018 through Jan. 1, 2019, and located at The Enjoy Centre in St. Albert, Glow features 65,00...
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Travel Guide: La Spezia and Cinque Terre, Italy
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There are some places in Italy that you just fall in love with, places that you MUST visit when you go! La Spezia and the Cinque Terre (Italy’s five famous villages) are precisely those must-visit places! La Spezia is a charming port city in the north, and is the “Gateway to Cinque Terre...
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AMA Travel + Best Western: Ultimate Lethbridge Prize Pack + Travel Guide
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This fall, I teamed up with AMA Travel and Best Western to to hit the road on a “Best Western Quick Trip” adventure to Lethbridge, Alberta! Lethbridge is located about five hours south east of Edmonton, not too far from Calgary, and not too far from the Canadian-U.S. border!...
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Travel Guide: 10 Foods To Eat in Rome, Italy
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When I travel, eating food local to the region or at some of the area’s best restaurants, is one of my favourite (and most delicious) ways to explore. You can always find good food—anywhere you go, but there are some places a food lover just feels right at home, like for instance, in pizza ...
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Travel Essentials: What to Pack for Vacation
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Mike and I just got back from an amazing trip to Europe, and we know it wouldn’t have been as amazing if we hadn’t packed our Travel Essentials! These are must-brings on a big vacation (or any vacation, really) and are essential for different reasons. Below, I’ve highlighted some of our Travel Es...
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Travel: Everything You Need To Know About Cruising
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Mike and I love cruising! Unlimited food. Travel to multiple places. Ocean views. Basically, resort life on a floating hotel. The three cruises we’ve gone on together have all been with NCL Norwegian Cruise Lines—our honeymoon cruise along the New England / East Coast on the Norwegian Gem back in...
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Edmonton Deals: Green Onion Cake Man on Alberta Avenue
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Alberta Avenue literally has no shortage of delicious, cheap and culturally diverse eats in Edmonton, and I’m thrilled to see that another gem has been added to the neighbourhood: Green Onion Cake Man, the man who introduced green onion cakes to Edmontonians back in the 80s, has come out of retir...
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