Paula Schuck

Member Since:
Dec 2016

I am an award- winning journalist who took an old media background and built a successful travel and lifestyle web site and social media marketing business launched in 2009. I build buzz and generate millions of impressions weekly across my extensive on line and in person network

"One of Canada's most notable Mom bloggers" - Cision Marketing 2014.

Recipient of the Shot@Life Un Foundation Fellowship for travel journalists (ZAMBIA 2016)

Prior award nominations for Western Ontario Newspaper Awards, Features Writing and also Investigative Journalism as well as Team Hard News categories - both Kitchener Record and London Free Press.

Through my consulting business I also build Blogger outreach programs, twitter parties, community management and social media strategy that drives social change and commands influence and builds conversation. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram. Analysis, Implementation, Monitoring of social media channels.

Currently running numerous blogger outreach programs. And developing strategy for several non profits, patient groups, travel companies and small businesses.

Publication credits include: Thrifty Mommas Today's Parent Canadian Family The Globe and Mail, The London Free Press, Kitchener-Waterloo Record Metro, Media Planet, Guelph Mercury, Yummy Mummy Club Fortylicious Canadian Author Marketing Magazine

Available for individual and media Fam trips. In the last three years I have written extensively about: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Outaouais Region, Quebec, Florida - Martin County Florida - Treasure Coast Florida - Daytona Beach Colombia Mont Tremblant, Quebec Zambia (Shot@Life Fellowship with UN Foundation) Vermont - Smuggler's Notch Ontario Vermont in general Cruising - series Skiing

In the last few years Paula has appeared on radio and television. She has written several features for Today’s Parent and Canadian Family magazine. Paula loves to travel, read and write. She still speaks frequently about child welfare and adoption. She also helps to run a non profit named The Canadian Coalition of Adoptive Families. Paula brings, energy, enthusiasm and creativity to all her projects. She provides meaningful analysis of social media to brands, causes and messages and provides clear results fast. She has a special interest in health related topics and has done a great deal of work building non profits through social media channels. Recently the Schuck family was in the London Free Press regarding special needs adoption and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. They were also featured in a promotional video for Mont Tremblant. We are an active family and I specialize in - active family travel, family travel, adventure travel, and special needs travel. 

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Published Articles (29)

Whale Watching in Tadoussac for the First Time

We worked with two travel and tourism destinations in the Quebec Maritime and set up a hosted travel writer’s adventure for girlfriends. We drove together from Quebec City and spent […]

Quebec City Art and Architecture

While attending WITS 2018 in Quebec City I took the time to do some tours of the city. This is a recap of the amazing educational art and architecture tour […]

One of a Kind Family Adventure with Wolves

On our hosted trip through Quebec Maritime and Saguenay we had the chance to stay at a unique working farm where there were many rescued animals. Here you can do […]

Ring of Kerry – a Must See in Ireland

Self hosted tour taken during the International TBEX conference in Ireland in October 2017. The Ring of Kerry tour by Deros Tours is one of those iconic vistas in Ireland […]

Book a Cruise While OnBoard – an Advantageous Approach

Have you ever wondered if booking a cruise before you leave your current cruise makes sense? This post breaks it down. Self published. Not hosted. Informational post about cruising..

Top Florida Hotspots Chosen By Canadian Travel Bloggers

Canadian Travel Bloggers share their picks for spots to visit in Florida. A collaborative post for readers featuring the experts. Not hosted.

My Seven Favourite Dublin Experiences

FAM – Hosted tour of Dublin invite only from FAILTE Ireland. These are my favourite experiences from that trip.

Mespil Hotel Dublin – The Perfect Base for Your Dublin Trip

FAM – Hosted by Failte Ireland this was the spot we stayed while touring all the drama of Dublin. I spent 5 days post TBEX on an invitation only fam […]

The Drama of Dublin Will Wow You – a Travel Guide

Fam – Hosted Fam tour through Dublin – 5 days hosted by Failte Ireland invitation only featuring 6 other travel bloggers from around the world. After TBEX Ireland. Produced 5 […]

St Petersburg Clearwater Delivers Every Time

HOSTED – I helped arrange this hosted girlfriend’s getaway tour organizing 4 top Canadian bloggers to attend and write about 3 Florida destinations in a 6 day whirlwind tour through […]

MosaiCanada 150 – A Celebration of Canada in Outaouais and Gatineau

FAM – MosaiCanada 150 and the new exhibit at the Canada History Hall are two of the most powerfully charged experiences I had traveling this summer. Hosted press trip. MosaiCanada […]

A Ziptrek Birthday

FAM – On a hosted press tour in Tremblant and Outaouais Region of Quebec. Invitation only with 4 other bloggers. This was how I spent my birthday. Such a fun […]

Couples Resort Near Algonquin – Romantic Anniversary Retreat

HOSTED – Couples Resort is romantic getaway for any couple that needs to relax and reconnect, without the kids in tow. Adults only Luxury resort in northern Ontario. Hosted for […]

All The Shades of the Blues at Bluesfest

FAM – Hosted by Laurentians – Quebec – Summer is all about the music at Tremblant in Quebec. Hosted Press Tour. One of 4 articles from the trip published on […]

Explore The Delicious Dumpling Trail in Richmond, BC

FAM – Hosted by Tourism Richmond as part of my first trip with IFWTWA, this is one of three stories about the self guided foodie tour called The Dumpling Trail […]

Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel in Richmond, BC

FAM – The place to stay if you plan to visit Richmond, BC. Ideal for the Dumpling Tour. Stayed here with the first media fam through IFWTWA and Tourism Richmond. […]

Visit Richmond BC and Your TasteBuds Will Thank You

FAM – An overview of the Richmond, BC area and post number 2 from my first trip as a new member of IFWTWA. Hosted by Tourism Richmond. This is an […]

Mad River Glen – East Coast’s Most Authentic Ski Experience

FAM – Mad River Glen (hosted family travel) ski hill is legendary expert terrain but also a great place to indulge your love of skiing. One day of our five […]

Eastern Caribbean hotspots

Eastern Caribbean hotspots. A few of my personal favourites in the area. We often visit the Caribbean and have experience with several ports and islands. These are the ones I […]

Sugarbush Resort

Hosted – Sugarbush Ski Resort is welcoming, affordable, and has an easy going charm that will win the heart of any ski family or powder hound. There are so many […]

6 Cruise Wreckers

Cruise wreckers can jeopardize your entire trip. Don’t let that happen. There are numerous things you should know before you cruise, and I have written about many tips and tricks. […]

4 of the best cruise lines for kids

A roundup of the cruises we have been on and which ones are out there that are best suited to host children. Informational post for my readers. Not sponsored.

Jubilee Ministries in Lusaka Zambia

Fellowship – This visit to Jubilee Ministries in Lusaka, Zambia is the one that will break my heart the most. In this area of Zambia AIDS and HIV positive status […]

Under Five Day at Simonga Clinic in Zambia

Fellowship – One of the clinics we visited during the Fellowship trip awarded in 2016 via Shot@Life and the UN Foundation. Visited multiple clinics to tell health care related impact […]

Zip lining Lessons to Live By – Arbraska LaFleche

Hosted family trip. Outaouais Region Hosted my family in the summer of 2016. I pitched the trip and we were hosted at several lovely spots in Gatineau and Montebello as […]

Hutchinson Marriott Beach Resort and Marina

Hosted -The Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort and Marina is one of the nicest places I’ve ever stayed. The atmosphere is upscale. The location is fantastic and the surroundings are […]

Turtle Nesting Walk in Hobe Sound

Hosted trip with Discover Martin County and Visit Florida. This was a night time walk to watch turtles nesting on the beach.

31 Things to Do at Smugglers’ Notch

Hosted – There are so many great things to do at Smugglers’ Notch Resort Vermont that it’s hard to know what to pick first. There are dozens of great activities […]

Touring the Everglades by Airboat

Fam – If ever near the Everglades this is a tour you must try at least once. Riding in an airboat is entertaining and educational but please keep your arms […]