Although road tripping in Canada requires both ample vacation time (it is second largest country on the planet, after all) and loads of patience, the particular bit between Montreal and Quebec City has the rare advantage of being relatively short yet picturesque. These 155 miles of exceptionally flat land along the mighty St. Lawrence River definitely hold a few gems, the Canadiana kind […]
Nestled between Petite-Patrie and Jean-Talon Market, Montreal’s Little Italy is definitely a must-visit for anyone with a fully functioning set of ears and taste buds. This neighborhood, whose history is far more complex than meets the eye, simply oozes with charm, enticing aromas and intricate Italian heritage.
Fun facts about cold: at minus forty, Centigrade and Fahrenheit meet, crossing paths at a most inhospitable of temperatures, blending into one measure. The coldest day in Canada was on Feb. 3, 1947 in Snag, Yukon, which dropped to -63 C. Oh, and a personal one: if you shower before high school and then walk to the bus stop in February, you can spend the ride sucking on your hair if you’re thirsty as it will be frozen solid. Provided it is long enough, of course.
Despite being regarded as a fine winter destination, Montreal doesn’t actually have many skiing opportunities as such – unless of course our micro-mountain, Mont-Royal, qualifies as a thrilling alpine skiing center! Lucky for winter sport enthusiasts, Montreal is wedged between some of the most magnificent wintry landscapes on the East Coast.
As one of the most exciting cities in North America, Montreal doesn’t lack in the accommodation department. Whether you prefer budget hostels or lavish suites, Montreal definitely has an option readily available. From downtown to Old-Montreal and Griffintown, let’s see what Montreal hotels have to offer. Hôtel le Crystal Just steps away from the home […]
The holiday season can make any city come alive at night with lights, performances, and markets, but Montreal in particular is a fabulous place to be around Christmastime. Here are some things to do if you’re lucky enough to be there in December this year.