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At Grownup Travels, we believe in the kind of travel where you bring home stories, not souvenirs. We are up 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.
The town of Orvieto sits on a photogenic hilltop and offers much more for visitors to do than just sip a spritz while admiring its beautiful Cathedral. Here are some of the best things to do in Orvieto should you choose to visit (and you most definitely should!).
“Don’t whistle at the Northern Lights”, warned Lilyrose, a 73-years-young Métis Knowledge Holder and Teacher at Métis Crossing Cultural Centre in Alberta. “Or the spirits will come down and snatch you!”
And so began our visit to learn more about Métis culture, and their connection to the land and the heavens at this one-of-a-kind cultural gathering place northeast of Edmonton.
“Passion and patience.” These were the two words that came out in answer to my question of what it took to become one of the Miniature Makers at Toronto’s Little Canada miniature world attraction. And after getting a behind-the-scenes opportunity to try my hand at building even a simple piece of this incredible 1/87 scale version of Canada, I can attest to the fact that both of these adjectives are built into all of the creative people who work here. But there’s also a whole lot more…