Episode #4: Souvenirs

[buzzsprout episode=’728033′ player=’true’] Intro I’m sure what I am about to say could be psychoanalyzed, but I enjoy shopping.  I think it is probably the most enjoyable while traveling. Over the years, I’ve learned to become a more purposeful shopper.  I’d rather fill my house with items that mean something to me rather than something…

Day 7: Strolling Through Old Town Quebec

Before going out for the day, I took advantage of the washer and dryer. With clean clothes, we left the loft to see Old Town.  Right after climbing the hill, I found a store with cast iron home goods. We bought a huge door knocker, drawer handles, and a door plate. Since we bought about…

Day 6: I Feel Like a Celebrity

Before leaving Montreal, there were a few more sites we wanted to see. We started by visiting the Atwood Market. Since I wasn’t a huge fan of Byward market, I was a little hesitant to go to this one, but it was exactly what I imagine when I think of a market. There were fine…

Day 5: I’m in Love with a City

Montreal is such a cool city. There is such a variety of things to do. We started the day with a walk to Plateau and Mile End. We were in search of murals, colorful homes, poutine, bagels, and smoked meat sandwiches.  Murals: the city has done an impressive job of encouraging mural street art. It…

Day 4: So this is Montreal

Before we left Ottawa, we stopped at Gatineau Park. It is absolutely huge. We did a little hiking, then got back in the car. Being in French Canada does have a different feel. We have not had any trouble communicating, but we do try to remember to say bonjour when entering a place. We were…

Episode #3: Copenhagen

Welcome to Episode #3 of the Liberated Traveler. In this podcast we escape to the hip city of Copenhagen, Denmark. I have compiled a list of 10 experiences to ensure you make the most of your trip to Copenhagen.

Day 1: The Road to Toronto

After having an interesting night trying to save a stray dog, 6:00 am came, and we had a date with the road. We stopped to grab a coffee, visited Michael’s mom, and then we hit the road.  We planned to stop in Detroit for a lunch break, since that was a good midpoint. Small Batch…

Bergen

Bergen, Norway was the perfect way to end our honeymoon.  It was different than any city we had visited, and we shared many memorable moments in the port city. 

Fjords

Norway is home to troll-worthy fjords carved out by the glaciers.

Episode #2: Venice, Italy

Welcome to Episode #2 of the Liberated Traveler. In this podcast we escape to the alluring Venice, Italy. I have complied a list of 17 experiences to ensure you make the most of your trip to Venice.