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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.

A Community Comes to a Church’s Rescue in Lunenburg, N.S.

A Community Comes to a Church’s Rescue in Lunenburg, N.S.

It almost broke fire chief Terry Conrad’s heart when he had to smash the 250 year-old stained glass windows of historic St. John’s Anglican Church in the centre of Lunenburg’s historic Old Town on the night of October 31, 2001. This place was more than a National Historic Site and an iconic landmark in this UNESCO-designated town: St. John’s was the heart and soul of this small Nova Scotia community, and had seen generations of baptisms, weddings, and funerals in the community, including in Conrad’s own family. This was Lunenburg’s ‘Notre Dame’…

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About Jane

Jane Canapini spent more than 20 years as a creative director in advertising, hoarding every vacation day in order to pursue her travel passion. Now she applies her keen eye for imagery and love of storytelling as editor of Grownup Travels. Read more

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