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André

André is a local history buff and a natural racontour. With stints as a tour guide in France and as a professional public speaker with MADD Canada, André's got the skills to get you excited about what he has to say.

Born and raised in Ottawa, André is not only familiar with the city's history but also the lesser-known hot spots to eat, drink, visit, and party.

Kirsten

Kirsten has never been able to hold back from sharing the fun facts she knows with everyone around her. She loves a good story and particularly delights in sharing the beauty and history of Ottawa.

Ottawa has been home for her for the last 10 years, and she's got her finger on the pulse of all things local.  The travel bug bit Kirsten pretty hard -- she's been to 46 countries and has lived all over the world.  She loves traveling vicariously through others, so tell her where you're from! 

 
 
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Michael

Michael is a seasoned tour guide with experience across Canada and abroad. He’s known for combining engaging story telling with unbridled enthusiasm. 

With 5 years of Ottawa living under his belt, Michael's the perfect mix of knowledgeable local and excited new-comer.  He’ll share with you Ottawa’s fascinating history, best eats and killer entertainment.

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Emily

Emily is a born-and-raised third generation Ottawa vet. Although she is new to the tour guiding scene, she's always been known to share her favorite stories with friends and visitors.

An avid traveler, Emily has lived in cities in Asia, Europe and North America, and has visited almost every part of the world. She's a true foodie with a passion for cooking (and eating!) so make sure you ask her where the best eats and drinks are in the city. With pride and enthusiasm, she's excited to show you the best of what Ottawa has to offer!

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Jonathan

Two of Jonathan's favorite things include the city of Ottawa and a captive audience, so leading tours was a natural fit for him.  Having lived in Ottawa for over 10 years, he's very familiar with all the great places and activities this city has to offer.  A seasoned traveler himself (he’s even been to Antarctica!), Jonathan loves to swap stories with other travelers and introduce them to the beauty that is Ottawa

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Dominie

Dominie was transplanted into Ottawa 4 years ago and has grown to love the capital more with every passing year, even its infamous winters! A student at the University of Ottawa, she adores history and exploring eclectic spots around the city.

Like many of our other guides, Dominie is a fellow traveller and explorer. She’s visited many places around the world, and there are always more calling, so share your travel stories with to help her decide where to go next! Dominie’s driven by curiosity - always happy to learn more about you, where you’re from and where you’re going. She's happy to give recommendations for things both on and off the beaten track.