How to have a ‘revivifying’ vacation: The Pope’s advice
By Kris Dmytrenko
The so-called staycation is becoming a popular option for many. It’s considerably more affordable to spend a week off in your own home, enjoying cultural activities you’ve never made time for or completing long-neglected household tasks. And doesn’t a morning spent reading the newspaper at the neighbourhood café sound more relaxing than preparing for travel?
But a staycation isn’t the best option in sweltering Toronto, where 30°C temperatures are further intensified by the concrete and congestion. So when I went on vacation last week, I bolted three hours north to one of my favourite places in the world: Algonquin Park. …