Jaillan Yehia


Best Places To Eat In Brandon Manitoba

Written by Jaillan Yehia

I discover two of the top places to eat in Brandon Manitoba  – from Canadian-themed grill Joe Beeverz to sophisticated dining at lounge-bar Blu Kitchen…

Snow, Sculptures & Sunshine At Winnipeg’s Festival du Voyageur

Written by Jaillan Yehia

‘Winnipegans just get on with it!’ I’m told this undeniable fact as I travel with a group of fellow writers in temperatures of -20 to Winnipeg’s famous February alfresco shindig, Festival du Voyageur. And it’s practically a heat wave for the Manitoban winter. Looking out of the window of the minivan at the bright blue […]

Breaking The Ice – My Day Skating On Winnipeg’s Frozen River

Written by Jaillan Yehia

My historical ice skating prowess had previously extended to a couple of childhood trips to an ice rink in London’s Queensway. My main memory of those outings involves a teacher proclaiming that we must be very careful where we put our hands while lacing up our own skates, lest we lose a finger to another’s […]

Sneak Peek: Inside The Costume Closet At The Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Written by Jaillan Yehia

It’s every little girl’s dream to play among the piles of colourful tutus and pink satin dance shoes hidden inside a ballet company’s closet – and this big girl’s dream finally came true when I went on a behind the scenes tour of  the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. There were two books I owned as a […]