The best souvenirs are stories. Read them here on the Grownup Travels Blog.
It’s almost embarrassing to admit that even though I live less than 5 hours from my own country’s capital city, it’s been over thirty years since I visited Ottawa. More embarrassing still is that the only thing I remember about my visit was a university Purple Jesus...read more
Four years ago, I saw a photograph in a Toronto newspaper, looked at Henk and said, "We are GOING to Montreal to see this!" The photo was of "The Green Man", a giant, living sculpture installed at the Montreal Botanical Gardens that was unlike anything I'd ever seen....read more
For a country as young as Canada (a mere 150 years this July 1st), it is difficult to find historical landmarks that can rival the great castles and estates of their much older cousins in Scotland or France. Luckily, though, we do have our own group of turreted...read more
When I was doing research leading up to our trip to Medellin, I had a helluva time finding any results when I searched for "best 'rooftop bars in Medellin' or "best views of Medellin" or even 'best photo locations In Medellin'. With its setting in a river valley...read more