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Ailsa Ross

Ailsa Ross is a freelance journalist and editor living in the Canadian Rockies. A contributor to National Geographic online, Time Out, Atlas Obscura and many more, she’s writing and illustrating a Middle Grade nonfiction book about the bold women through history who’ve gone on big adventures. From surfer princesses to aquanauts and desert explorers, chart their stories on Instagram @womenadventurers.

6 female adventurers who aren’t as well-known as they should be

The 6 toughest female adventurers of all time

6 women who overcame immense challenges to become iconic adventurers

8 badass female world record-breakers who proved women can do anything

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15 stunning views you’ll only see in Kentucky

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14 photos that will make you want to visit Kentucky

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17 incredible experiences to have in Scotland in 2017

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Photo guide to Ireland’s most incredible castles

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Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

20 charming illustrations of Christmas traditions from around the world

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11 epic views you’ll only find in Jasper, Canada

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Banff and Lake Louise might be the most gorgeous places to ski on the planet. Here’s proof.

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18 images that prove Canada is the most gorgeous winter destination

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Canada’s 8 best winter experiences

This girl could be executed in Iran tomorrow. Here’s how you can try and stop it

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15 facts about Lake Placid that will surprise you

The world’s most vegetarian-friendly cities

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New Mexico: 5 true experiences

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