Globe Guide

How to go on your honeymoon for free

A growing number of newlyweds are forgoing the classic Macy’s/Crate and Barrel/The Bay registries, and turning to honeymoon registries instead to fund their dream getaways. Not only does it help cut down on the clutter (another toaster? Erm, thanks Aunt Margaret!) but it puts all those gifts to good use.

Why Twitter is a traveller’s new best friend

It used to be that when you had a problem with an airline, you either patiently stood in line at a ticket counter, or cradled a phone to your ear listening to horrid elevator music in hopes of finally connecting with a real person. Then, a wonderful wonderful thing was invented…Twitter!

Down to the desert: Highlights of Arizona

Arizona is famous for two things: golf, and the Grand Canyon. That being said, there is plenty more to do if you’re heading down to the desert—especially if the idea of 18 holes in the blazing sun isn’t your idea of a good time.

A love letter to Calgary

We are so incredibly lucky.
That may be a strange thing to say just a few days after devastating floods tore through Calgary and southern Alberta. The muddy, brown water submerged entire towns, drenched complete neighbourhoods, washed away rail road tracks, hefty bridges and snapped trees like they were merely twigs.

Treehouses.

Turkey in a tree house

I have slept curled up in a ball on an airport floor. In the backseat of a car. In a teepee. I have even slept under a canoe. But by far the most unique place I have ever laid my head down is in a tree house.

The Hofbräuhaus

Munich: The heart of Bavaria

Munich is the capital of stunning Bavaria in southern Germany, and boasts huge parks, architecture and a world-famous beer hall.