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Cooking Grains Made Simple

Although there are several types of grains, they are not all cooked the same. If you’re looking for how to cook grains and what they go well with, keep reading!

The Ultimate Guide to Using Herbs

In this article, discover the most beloved kinds of fresh herbs in the kitchen!

5 Dairies to Discover Before the End of Summer in Montreal

During the summer season, Montreal is full of friendly dairy bars, cool off and have a good time.

5 Places to Discover the Gay Village of Montreal

During the summer, the gay Village of Montreal counts about 60 different terraces with delicious meals and refreshing drinks. Discover a sexy area.

6 Escape Games You Should Try in Montreal

For the individuals that are looking for Montreal activities to experience during their vacation, escape games are a great change of pace.

Awesome Activities to Enjoy During Your Stay in the Old Port of Montreal

The city of Montreal has become a touristic destination. Following are some entertaining activities to enjoy while in Montreal.

5 Beaches Less than One Hour from Montreal Ideal for a Picnic

One of the most enjoyable activities during the summer is a picnic, and there are few places better to have a picnic than at the beach.

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 Vegetarian Restaurants to Discover in Montreal

Hotel Les Suites Labelle has selected five delicious vegetarian restaurants in the city.

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.

Water Parks that Are Worth the Road Trip from Montreal

Put on your swimsuit, apply sunscreen and enjoy a warm sunny day in one of these water parks close to Montreal! It’s summer fun time!

5 Awesome Montreal Music Festivals You Must Attend

If you’re in Greater Montreal this summer, consider spending an afternoon, an evening, or a whole weekend at one of these five awesome musical gatherings.

7 Montreal Museums to Discover

The city of Montreal has a very powerful and colorful cultural center. One area in which Montreal is extremely wealthy in is its large number of museums.

5 New Montreal Restaurants to Try in 2016

Several Montreal restaurants have recently opened and offer delicious food. Treat yourself!

5 Best Terraces and Rooftops in Montreal

Are you planning a trip to Montreal this summer? Here is a list of some rooftops and terraces offering a beautiful view of the city. You can appreciate a delicious meal while pondering the features that Montreal has to offer.

5 Summer Activities Near Montreal

A trip to Greater Montreal in the summer means that you’re able to explore Montreal’s activities in a warmer environment. Have you been planning on visiting Montreal during the summer? Here are five family activities close to Montreal.

Montreal's Best Pastry Shops

Melted chocolate, brownies, hot chocolate, cupcakes, macaroons... Many Montreal pastries combine unique interior designs and a gourmet quality to offer you the best possible taste experience. These five pastries will undoubtedly live up to your expectations!

5 Family Spring Break Activities in Montreal

The city of Montreal is a great place to spend some time with your entire family. This beautiful city is very kid friendly with tons of different activities to do. These five activities will be fun for your children as well as yourself!

Learn How to Cook in One of the World’s Most Beautiful Cities

Do you love to cook? If so, then taking a formal cooking class is something you’ve undoubtedly dreamt of. One of the best places to learn more about the culinary world is in the beautiful city of Montreal!

5 Ideas for a Romantic Montreal Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly. We’re incredibly lucky to have a variation of amazing things to do here in Montreal! This year, why don’t you try one of these unique and romantic activities?

5 Spas to Rest Near Montreal

Whether you’re looking for a great spot to spend a day with a friend, interested in treating yourself to a day of relaxation, or just need to get away from work for a while, Montreal offers some amazing spa experiences. If you’ve seen all the usual Montreal attractions and want to spend some time focusing on your health and wellness, consider visiting one of these top five spas in the region.

7 Awesome Activities to Do in Montreal During Winter 2016

Winter has officially arrived in Montreal; snow has fallen and the beautiful landscapes are covered until May. This does not mean there isn’t a lot of exciting activities to do!

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.

Brunch Like You’ve Never Brunched- 8 Top Montreal Locations to Eat A Serious Breakfast

If you're looking for a great mid-day meal after you've just woken up from your leisurely slumber, here are our 8 favorite spots to savor an amazing brunch:

5 Of Montreal’s Best Home Décor Boutiques

From stylish and upscale trends to the tried and true staples, Montreal has plenty to offer those searching for those little touches that make your house a home.

Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Montreal

From culturally inspired dishes to down-home cooking, Montreal is full of fun and kid friendly places to eat.

5 Places to Spark a Flame – Montreal’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Whether you’re looking to relax for the evening or to have an energizing outing, Montreal has it all. Plan the perfect romantic getaway in a matter of minutes.

2015’s Best Montreal Museum Exhibits to Visit Before Winter

Happen to be on an extended stay in Montreal? It’s time to get out of your hotel room and uncover some of our local gems. There’s plenty here to explore, including a variety of museums.

Touring & Tasting Montreal’s Spectacular Italian Bakeries

The French certainly have their own flair when it comes to pastries. However, if you’re feeling for something sweet and a little more original, Montreal’s Little Italy may be home to your next true love, the sweet taste found solely in an Italian Bakery.

2015 Montreal Halloween Activities for Adults

Think Halloween is just for the kids? No way. Think beyond the hordes of zombie trick-or-treaters, all the cheap candies and ghastly décor.

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.

Montreal–North American City of Design

Long known for liberal and cultural flair, it’s no surprise the level of design you’ll find in our city. In step with its flair for design, you might be interested to know that Montreal was also the first city in North America to be awarded.

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.

2015 Montreal Design & Fashion Festival

Fashion and design of all kinds is one of Montreal’s specialties. With a knack for producing creative minds and spaces, Montreal is full of aspiring designers and fashion-industry related business.

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.

August & September 2015 Montreal Sporting Events

Interested in something a little different? From the slightly uncommon to sports like running or biking, Montreal has some fantastic events coming up this next month.

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.

Montreal’s Summer Secret—Terrasse Culture

Montrealers love their terrasses and it’s part of the culture here – you could say they’re a bit of an institution in the city.

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.

6 Summer Activities for Families in Montreal

Ah…summer in the city comes as a long-awaited reward for the locals and an attraction for visitors. Whether you’re a local or here on a visit, we’ve got a few great ideas for some family-fun in Montreal.

Finding 2015’s Best Montreal Restos & Pubs

Montreal is full of choices when it comes to restos and pubs. Take your pick from the local favourites or one of the up-and-coming pubs.

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.

5 Spring 2015 Sports Events in Montreal You Won’t Want to Miss

Sports are a big deal here in Montreal. Some of the upcoming sports events (ordered by date) to watch for!

Why Students Love Studying in Montreal

Montreal is an excellent city for students – for many reasons.From downtown to the Plateau, you’ll find a variety of shops, restos, pubs and cafes that cater directly to students. If you’re considering studying in Montreal, read on to find out a few of the top reasons to come here.

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.

Exploring Montreal’s Vibrant Gay Village

One of Montreal’s most vibrant neighbourhoods, the Gay Village has it’s own flair and attractions. Don’t think you have to be gay to hang out here though; it is one of the most friendly and inclusive parts of Montreal, everyone is welcomed.

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.

4 Sexy Montreal Dance Clubs for Singles in 2015

Dance club, pubs, bars and more exotic establishments abound here in Montreal. You’ll be certain to find a club or meeting place that fits your character and those of like mind.

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.

2015 Outdoor Winter Sports Activities In Montreal

Don’t let the cold or snow get to you, bundle up and get out there for some true north strong and free! Take in one of Quebec’s favorite pastimes, ice fishing!

6 Fantastic February Activities to try in Montreal

From winter festivals to fun cold-weather activities, there are all kinds of things to check out on your extended stay in Montreal. Be sure to have warm clothing and footwear!

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.

Top December 2014 Holiday Events In Montreal

Well it’s official; we’re in holiday season! There are plenty of things to check out during your free time. If you’re here to visit family, why not head out together for some memorable activities?

What to do in December—Montreal Festive Fun

While Christmas may be the overriding theme this month, there are a lot of other great things to do Montreal. We’ve put together a few fun ideas if you’re visiting us this month.

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.

November Ideas For What To Do in the Gay Village

Book a hotel room near gay village and you’ll be within walking distance to many of the gay village’s attractions. Not sure where to start? Read on for a few ideas of what to do!

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.

Things To Do On a Rainy Day—Discover Montreal’s Underground City

There are approximately 33 kilometers of passageways both below and above ground. These pedestrian-oriented walkways let you access all kinds of great shopping and entertainment options.

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.

October Attractions & Events in Montreal

October is a beautiful month to visit Montreal. Toted as one of the best times of the year to visit Montreal, September through November provides more moderate weather and great rates. We’ve put together a few off-the-beaten-track ideas and activities for families and singles visiting Montreal.

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.

September Arts & Culture in Montreal

September is a pleasant time to visit Montreal. There are also many art & culture activities to take in this month. Take a read to find out more.

Things to Do in Montreal: 2014 Marathons & Half Marathons

If you like to run, you’ll be happy to hear there are a lot of opportunities here. Check out Montreal’s marathons and half marathons.

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!

Beat the Heat With Montreal’s Best Ice Cream & Gelato Shops

Staying in Montreal this summer? One of Montreal’s favorite ways to beat the summer heat is to head out for some ice-cold ice cream or gelato.

Things to do in Montreal—Montreal’s Pride Festival 2014

Located near the Village, our extended stay hotels are a perfect choice if you’re visiting for any of the events taking place during the Montreal Pride Festival.

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.

Summer Activities for Children in Montreal

Looking for something geared to your younger family members? Summer in Montreal will not disappoint. From parks to special events, there are more activities going on.

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.

Discover Montreal’s Nightlife—Finding the Right Nightclub for You

Tourists and locals alike come out after nine to experience Montreal’s vibrant nightlife. From the lux and upscale to the 18+ scene, Montreal has something for everyone’s party tastes.

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.

Arts and Culture in Montreal—What to See and Do

Montreal is waking up for summer! Although winter can be long, there is never a shortage in our city when it comes to arts and culture.

The Best of Summer 2014 in Montreal

Often called Canada’s New York, Montreal has something to offer everyone. And summer in the city is one of the best times to experience all that Montreal has to offer.

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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