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June
28
2016

10 Tips for Taking Successful Travel Photos

Photography is about more than simply capturing a moment; it captures an emotion, and is a passionate lifestyle. Here are 10 tips for taking successful travel pictures.

5 Peaks to Climb near Montreal

Near Montreal, several peaks provide a stunning view of the Quebec landscape. Besides, summer is the ideal time to do physical activity while enjoying nature.

Getting Around Montreal Without a Car

The ability to easily navigate through Montreal without spending an exorbitant amount of money on transportation is an appealing benefit of the city.

Fantastic Quebec Road Trips

Road trips are always fun and usually much more affordable than other getaway options. Whether you’re going alone, taking a friend, or loading up the whole family, here are four road trip ideas to help you explore the great province of Quebec.

5 New Year's Resolution Ideas That You Can Make This Year

New Year's Eve is the perfect time to make some resolution for the following year.

What to Do this October & November in Montreal

Not only do we have many visitors coming to enjoy the beauty of our most colourful season, it’s also a time of year where there are many festivals and pre-winter events.

Autumn Tours & Road Trips throughout Quebec

Autumn in Quebec is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit. Temperatures are still warm and enjoyable, there is also a crisp freshness to the air. From the bountiful orchards and vineyards of the Eastern Townships to the flair and bustle of charming Quebec City, our province has much to discover.

Best Kept Travel Secrets Everyone Needs to Know

Travelers across the globe have one thing in common – their secrets!

2015 Tourism Industry Explodes In Montreal

There are many factors that come into play when we look at tourism, including local and global economies fluctuating and other world events. With the Canadian dollar being on the low side, many countries can visit us economically.

Trendy “Bring Your Own Wine” Dining in Montreal

When compared to other cities, Montreal’s bring your own wine (BYOW) scene is not only affordable, it’s quite popular. Once you have your favourite beer or wine, take a look through these BYOW restaurants.

Take a Tour of Montreal’s Top Religious Destinations

Religious tourism is as old as humankind. To some of our local religious sites we’ve put together a little tour here to give you a taste.

Why Montreal is the Best International City to Study In

Back to school is just around the corner – for students of all ages. Attracting over 25,000 international students every year, Montreal becomes home to a very diverse pool of students.

Discover Something New—Uniquely Montreal Flavours

One of the best things about traveling, especially to new places, is all the amazing new food you can taste! Montreal is no different than any other major international destination; food abounds.

Ideas & Tips for Fantastic Family Traveling in Montreal

While some cities, like Montreal, are more child-friendly than others, there are a few tips that can make your travels to any city much easier.

3 Tips for Enjoying Montreal’s Summer Festivals

Summer is here! That means there is no shortage of festivals and outdoor activities to choose from. If you’re here visiting, be sure to make some time to take in one or more of the great festivals and events that take place during August.

2015 Summer Weekends in Montreal – Spas, Sport and Shopping

What could be more fun than spas, shopping and sports? Why pick when you can do all three! From some pampering and relaxation to excitement and cheering, we’ve put together a quick-list.

Summer Festivities & Fun in Montreal’s Gay Village

Known as “The Village,” Montreal’s gay village is a mix mainly of LGBT, straight and gay families, students and professionals. The village is a great place to visit if you’re staying in Montreal.

Montreal’s 2015 Summer Festival Season Begins

Montreal has the reputation of being the festival capital of North America – and for good reason. Some of the biggest and most famous festivals run that month; festivals like the Jazz Fest or Osheaga and the insanely funny Just for Laughs.

The Month of June in Montreal – Events for Everyone

Everything is in bloom, warm weather is here to stay and festivals are in full swing! From the downtown core to outlying boroughs, Montreal has something for every taste this month.

The Perks of Travelling Light—Daypack and Carry-on Bags

While we understand that travelers have their personal preferences, we’d like to make the case for traveling light. First let’s look at some features of the best bags and daypacks you can use today.

6 Reasons to Visit Montreal on Memorial Day Long Weekend

As one of the most popular American weekends for taking a little getaway, the Memorial Day long-weekend is your perfect chance to visit Montreal.

3 Must-Try Montreal Foods the Locals Love

Just like fine dining, the city is full of great choices for hungry people looking for a snack, or lunch. So how do you take in the best of what Montreal has to offer? Take a quick read through this article and discover some of Montreal’s must-try foods.

2015 Consumer Travel Tips That Save You Money

The travel world is full of adventure and discovery. It is also full of things to avoid; like paying twice the price for your downtown Montreal hotel suite, or getting lost in a new city.

5 Stress-Free Business Travel Tips For Montreal

While your friends think you’re out jet setting the truth is that business travel really is just more business. We’ve put together a few tips to make the most of your business trips in Montreal.

3 Traditional 2015 Easter Weekend Activities in Montreal

There’s plenty of warmer weather on its way and lots of spring fun to be had. From Easter egg hunts to sugar shacks; there’s something for everyone Easter weekend 2015 in Montreal.

Major Montreal Fairs and Events in March & April 2015

It’s no secret that the month of March is full of unexpected surprises, weather and climate included. The month of April can be equally surprising. But some of those surprises are quite pleasant – just take a look at the variety of upcoming fairs and events you can take part.

2015 Ontario & New England Spring Break in Montreal

Spring break is nearly here! For our neighbours from Ontario and New England, spring break comes at a time when there are still plenty of fun activities to enjoy in Quebec.

2015’s Top 5 Valentines Weekend Treats & Getaways

Valentines day in Montreal provides couples ample opportunity to express their feelings for each other in both romantic and not-so-romantic ways. Read on for more great ideas for this Valentines weekend.

Top 5 Travel Destinations for 2015

We’ve put together our top five choices for travelling in 2015. Take a read and plan your next adventure!

Surviving Snowy Montreal—Tips on Making it Through Winter

For many people, winter is one of the best times of the year, especially if you’re here to take in some winter activities. Montreal is the perfect hub for snowy, wintry fun! Here is an article full of little tips to make your stay in Montreal all the more pleasant and safe.

Extended Stay Montreal—From Downtown Montreal to the Laurentians

From the Laurentians to the Eastern Townships, staying in a hotel suite Montreal puts them within your reach! If you love nature, skiing, snowboarding, or even tubing, head north of Montreal to the famous Laurentians.

Early Christmas Shopping Ideas In Montreal

For those visiting Montreal, you’ll be happy to discover our numerous shopping options, if you haven’t done so already.

Traveller’s Tips To Save Cash When Dining in Montreal

For travellers, one of the biggest expenses can easily be food. Public markets are a great way to save money and find some delicious and unique foods.

Experience High Cuisine In Montreal’s Old Port

One of the first things you’ll notice about the Old Port area is the abundance of top-level dining choices. We’ve put together a quick list to get you started.

5 Tips For Travelling Solo—How To Stay Safe In Montreal

Travelling solo requires a few things to make it safe and enjoyable. We’ll set down a few guidelines in this article for travelling solo safely. As far as Montreal goes, you’ll find it to be a very open and welcoming city, to all types of travelers.

5 Of The Best Montreal Coffee Shops For Students

From tiny hole-in-the-wall shops to expansive high-end barista wielding cafes, Montreal is a full cup when it comes to coffee. We’ve put together a small sampling of our local coffee shops worth your visit.

Best Places to View The Fall Colours From Montreal

If you’re considering visiting Quebec to see the leaves turn this autumn, Montreal is the perfect city to make home base.

Cruising Montreal—Bigger Ships Mean Big Business

Cruise ships bring traffic to cities across the globe like few other things can. With thousands of on-board passengers in vacation mode, having a cruise ship dock in your city’s port is good news for business and traveller alike.

Experience The Best of Old Montreal on Your Extended Stay

One of the best places to visit and explore is the old city. Packed with history, architecture, style and great food; Old Montreal is a real gem!

5 New Restaurants to Discover in Montreal

Montreal is truly a divine gastronomic experience. Whether your tastes prefer some comforting down home cooking or fine cuisine, this city won’t disappoint you!

4 Exciting Things To Do On Weekends in Montreal—July 18-20 & July 25-27

So what’s going in the next few weekends in Montreal? We’re glad you asked, because there is so much happening you’ll want to stay longer to take it all in.

2014 Hot Summer Sporting Events in Montreal

For all your sports fans out there, Montreal has lots to offer! Whether you watch your favorite sport live or head to one of our exciting local sports bars.

Discovering Downtown Montreal’s Parks & Squares

Scattered across the entire island of Montreal and its surrounding areas, numerous parks dot the map. Each is unique and has its own distinct flavor and character.

Montreal’s Best Kept Secrets—Discover Our Amazing Spa Scene

If you’re just visiting, you’ll be happy to know that along with affordable accommodation in Montreal; we have many spas located within the city.

A Foodie’s Paradise—Montreal’s Beloved Food Trucks

From on-the-fly to fine dining, the gastronomic scene in Montreal is very alive and vibrant. One of Montreal’s most delicious secrets are its food trucks. Take a read to find out more.

Quick-Weekend-Getaway-Guide to Montreal

So why not plan a quick weekend jaunt to this inviting worldwide destination? Read our quick weekend-getaway-guide for Montreal to find out how.

Traveling With Children in Montreal

Montreal is not just for the adults, there is so much here to enjoy for the whole family. If you’re planning on traveling with the kids, why not make it a success?

Travel Like A Pro—How To Choose The Best Luggage

When it comes to choosing luggage, we have a huge variety to choose from. From hard-case to soft-shell, fabrics to plastics or leather; how does a person find exactly the right luggage?

Travel Light With Suitcase Packing Advice From The Pros

Overpacking is something that you’ll learn to avoid with travel experience. We’ve put together a few helpful tips to avoid that over-stuffed suitcase syndrome and have you traveling light. Read on!
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