Kat Walcott

Head of Social Media / Features Writer

Kat Walcott is a freelance writer who has been creating online content since she was a teenager. Her ability to write both formal, informative pieces as well as casual, editorial  pieces has led to her work being featured in a variety of different online and offline publications. Topics she enjoys writing about the most include lifestyle, entertainment, culture and women’s issues. Kat is also a major foodie, music lover and has a great interest in other cultures. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely browsing YouTube for new music, pop culture content and recipes. Kat holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in communication studies with a minor in sexuality studies from Carleton University.  Keep up with Kat over on Twitter (@katwalcott) and through her blog at KatWalcott.com.

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Winterlude 2020 promises endless fun for the whole family

Winterlude 2020 promises endless fun for the whole family

It’s that time of year again! Everyone's fave winter festival is just around the corner and there is so much to do and see! Here are just a few of the spots you should hit up for hands-on activities, food, music, and more. Don't forget to take advantage of the complimentary Sno-Bus to travel [...]

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What's happening in Ottawa January 24th - 26th, 2020

What's happening in Ottawa January 24th - 26th, 2020

What: Ottawa Home & Remodelling Show When: Jan. 23rd - 26th Where: EY Centre Price: $10 - $11 The annual Ottawa Home & Remodelling Show is back to serve all your home improvement needs! This multi-day event features top home companies and retailers, live demonstrations, workshops and [...]

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What's Happening in Ottawa: January 17-19, 2020

What's Happening in Ottawa: January 17-19, 2020

What: Laugh Therapy When: January 17, 9:30 p.m. Where: Whispers Pub Price: $5 or Pay-What-You-Can Get ready to LOL! Don't miss this week’s edition of Laugh Therapy at Whispers Pub! This comedy series, hosted and produced by lowenergycomic, brings two hosts together to talk about their lives [...]

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K-pop group BTS' popularity is exploding worldwide because of local fan groups in Ottawa and beyond

K-pop group BTS' popularity is exploding worldwide because of local fan groups in Ottawa and beyond

If you don't know who K-pop sensations BTS are, I’m afraid to say you've been living under a rock. The seven-member ensemble debuted in their home country of South Korea back in 2013 as a teenage hip-hop group. After an image and sound change–going for a more mature, experimental [...]

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Darling Door County: A peninsula of food & tradition

Darling Door County: A peninsula of food & tradition

Nicknamed the “Thumb of Wisconsin,” Door County is a peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan consisting of some of the sweetest little towns in America. It’s an absolute hidden gem, Wisconsin’s best kept secret! If you’re a foodie and lover of the great outdoors, the [...]

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Out & About: Friday, January 10, 2020

Out & About: Friday, January 10, 2020

What: Unikkaaqtuat When: January 10 - 12, various showtimes Where: National Arts Centre Price: $15 - $50 Led by The 7 Fingers of Montreal, Artcirq of Igloolik, and Taqqut Productions of Iqaluit, Unikkaaqtuat is a production you don’t want to miss. The show blends circus acts, music, theatre [...]

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Best of Ottawa 2019: Museums & Galleries

Best of Ottawa 2019: Museums & Galleries

​After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we share our picks with you — our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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These three-ingredient festive cocktails are to die for!

These three-ingredient festive cocktails are to die for!

It’s the end of the year, the holidays are here and we all deserve a cocktail. Here are three delicious ones that can be made in minutes with just three ingredients! Orange & ginger infused wine This drink is a simple, streamlined version of a sangria that is perfect for when you're [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Cocktail & Wine Bars

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Cocktail & Wine Bars

​After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we share our picks with you — our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Founders of Ottawa apparel brand Octopied Mind aim for mindfulness, inspiration and inclusivity

Founders of Ottawa apparel brand Octopied Mind aim for mindfulness, inspiration and inclusivity

There are so many fashion brands out there, but Sarah and Jill, the founders of Ottawa-based fashion and lifestyle brand Octopied Mind are using clothes to spread an important message. They are all about promoting mental wellness and self-acceptance and pride themselves on being as inclusive as possible [...]

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