Because no one needs an excuse to shop in Montreal, and because Old-Montreal is one of the most touristy places in North America, there are plenty of souvenir shops scattered around the city, filled with both authentic iconic Montreal souvenirs and tacky key chains, mugs and t-shirts. The former, however, are a little bit harder to find but make for a lovely gift for either yourself or your family. Let’s have a look at the many items that just scream “I’ve been to Montreal”.
Montreal really does cover all its bases when it comes to entertaining visitors. The old-world charm of Old-Montreal, the artsy-cool atmosphere of Le Plateau and the yummy delicacies of marché Jean-Talon – but what about kids? Is Montreal kid-friendly? Absolutely. There are tons of activities within the city center itself and elsewhere in the city […]
Eating poutine in Montreal is just about as iconic as drinking wine in France and eating a fish & chips in England — it’s just something one of the greatest things to do in Montreal, and something you must do when you’re in town, rain or shine, summer or winter. But finding the best poutine […]
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.
The Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art might not be one of the world’s most famous museums, but that doesn’t mean it is worth a visit. Quite the contrary! Highlights of the Museum Located right in the heart of the bustling Quartier des Spectacles — where most festivals take place during the summer — it is indeed […]
Being one of the oldest cities in North America comes with a lot of perks: the European feel, the romantic late night walks, and the unique scenery. But it also comes with centuries of agitated history, and a good share of spirits that just don’t feel like their time on this planet is over. Some […]