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Inspiration and Information for Travellers 45+
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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 more 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.
Most people think of one thing when they think of Vancouver Island’s small town of Tofino: surfing. (Well, maybe ‘hippies’, too, since they are somewhat related in attitude and lifestyle.) Certainly the town’s location on the wild Pacific side of the island supports...read more
Arriving in Dawson City, Yukon is a little like walking onto the set of a spaghetti western. The dirt streets, wooden sidewalks and flat clapboard facades on the town's buildings all scream the Wild West, and even the hardware store still sells equipment for gold...read more
No weekend getaway to the country is complete without planning a little shopping. At least that’s my philosophy. Whether that means looking for antiques, handicrafts or even local produce, I like to keep an eye out for things you may not find in the big city, or...read more