Doreen Pendgracs
Doreen Pendgracs

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Doreen Pendgracs
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I have been a freelance writer since 1993. My work has appeared in numerous magazines including National Geographic Traveler and on several travel websites. I have authored/co-authored four books including the bestselling "Manitoba Book of Everything." My company published the first volume of "Chocolatour: A Quest for the World's Best Chocolate" in 2013. I am currently researching the second volume of the book which will focus on chocolate adventures and events around the world. I am interested in visiting destinations where I can further explore the world of chocolate, whether it be visiting cocoa plantations and meeting cocoa farmers, attending chocolate events and attractions, exploring the local artisanal chocolate scene, or being pampered with chocolate/cocoa based spa treatments. My audience is primarily women, but pretty much everyone in the world loves chocolate! I also plan and host chocolate tasting events, and chocolate group tours to various global destinations.
boomer travel, chocolate, culinary travel, food & wine, women's travel
National Geographic Traveler, Travel World International, Groups Today, THOR Travel Advantage, CAA magazine, Western Hotelier, Western Restaurant News Magazine, Westjet Newsmagazine
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Professional Writers Association of Canada, Travel Media Assn of Canada, Toastmasters International, The Writers Union of Canada, The Professional Bloggers Association.
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My Recent Work

Article 1 - Title:
Top 10 Chocolate Shops of the World
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National Geographic Traveler
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Vallarta Botanical Gardens
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Travel World International
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Article 3 - Title:
The Best Airports for Layovers
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THOR Travel Advantage
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A Taste of Chocolate in the Hawaiian Islands
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THOR Travel Advantage
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Groups Today
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Article 6 - Title:
Taking the Pulse on Manitoba's Hotel Industry
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Western Hotelier
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Article 7 - Title:
Making Memories at International Festivals
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THOR Travel Advantage
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Article 8 - Title:
Six Reasons to Visit Merida
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Westjet Magazine
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Article 9 - Title:
Experiential Travel at its Finest in Hershey, Pennsylvania
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THOR Advantage