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 Tips.com 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 (14)

Explore The Delicious Dumpling Trail in Richmond, BC


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 in Richmond.

Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel in Richmond, BC


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. Hosted. See […]

Visit Richmond BC and Your TasteBuds Will Thank You


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 area known […]

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


Mad River Glen (hosted family travel) ski hill is legendary expert terrain but also a great place to indulge your love of skiing.

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


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 things to […]

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


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 has left […]

Under Five Day at Simonga Clinic in Zambia


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 travel stories.

Zip lining Lessons to Live By – Arbraska LaFleche


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 well. We did […]

31 Things to Do at Smugglers’ Notch


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 for winter […]

Touring the Everglades by Airboat


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 and legs […]

Hutchinson Marriott Beach Resort and Marina


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 truly […]