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At Grownup Travels, we believe in the kind of travel where you bring home stories, not souvenirs. We look for adventures with rough edges but soft landings, accommodations that are unique or boutique, and the kind of cultural experiences that make your travels truly memorable. Read some of our latest articles below, scroll down to browse a destination that interests you, or visit our photo galleries that are sure to fuel your wanderlust.
In my hands I held everything that Henk and I needed to set out on a surprise day trip from Toronto. Curious, impatient and eager to know what was in store for our day, I ripped into the first Guess Where Trips envelope and our adventure began!
Not a lot of downtown urban hotels can boast 2 1/2 acres of lush, landscaped gardens where guests can lounge on Muskoka chairs, listening to the sound of birds in the towering trees, and watching ducks paddle under walkways and around waterfalls. Only the Hotel Bonaventure can offer all this….and as Henk and I discovered on a recent weekend in Montreal, much more as well.
Why just sleep in a room when you can sleep in a story? Whether that means an historic inn or one-of-a-kind hotel, or something considerably more ‘out there’. Here’s how Henk and I spent our Gaspésie nights getting close to nature in a luxury Geodome, sleeping aboard a land-locked sailing ship, and floating on the ocean in a Mongolian yurt.