Canada Travel Tips
Those expecting Canada to be a blander version of the US should check their assumptions at the door. Canada's wild northern frontier, which has etched itself into the national psyche, and its distinct patchwork of peoples have created a country that is decidedly different from its brash neighbor.
It's the edginess between Canada's indigenous, French and British traditions that gives the nation its complex three-dimensional character. Add to this a constant infusion of US culture and a plethora of traditions brought by migrants, and you have a thriving multicultural society.
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, November 2012
The historic district of Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal) and its 17th-century buildings are some of the oldest pieces of architecture on the continent. Notre-Dame Basilica , Place d’Armes, ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, August 2011
Although in 1932 you’d find a Coroner’s Courtroom, morgue and autopsy
facility here on Cordova Street (Errol Flynn was once picked apart on
the top floor), nowadays it’s the much more ...
Written by Bart Ray, October 2011
Did the Trans Canadian hwy in 2010 and loved it all, even the flat land. With trepidation ,the french area had me nervous
Found the people friendly and helpful, as was all of Canada.
Written by Viator, June 2011
The Travel Blog Exchange community was developed to support travel bloggers and writers - described as a 'unique breed of people, part explorer, part chronicler, all insatiable curiosity.' That's ...
Step inside the world’s largest building and take a tour of the planes of the future! The Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Factory Tour is in Snohomish County, only two hours away from ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, October 2011
The city of Montreal sees the nearby meeting of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers, and the city’s port sits on the river gateway that travels from the Great Lakes and opens up into the Atlantic ...
Guesthouses sometimes seem to hold a zero-sum battle between location and atmosphere. Staying in the heart of any city is going to be more convenient – a shorter journey home at night, more people ...
Written by Jessica F, March 2013
Spring is a great time to visit Montreal, with generally pleasant weather and much to do and see. While the past years have brought milder, warmer spring months, it is still smart to pack layers as ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, July 2011
“Lunch break” – whether you’re passing through Toronto on a family holiday or dragging yourself to another business meeting, those two words should perk you up in no time. From July 14th to ...
Craving chocolate in Quebec ? Here are our top picks for chocolatiers in Montreal ! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Montreal Things To Do blog . Visit the original post ...
Written by Hudson, USA, October 2011
Montreal evokes a little bit of Paris in North America. The city’s joie de vivre is
palpable everywhere you go. You can see its 400-year-old history best
in Vieux Montreal, the city’s old town, ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, December 2012
Sightseers, partiers, and classy travelers alike will get a kick out of Toronto ‘s
many New Year’s Eve events. No matter how you plan to spend your
evening—a glass of champagne, a view of the ...
The HHOF (the Hockey Hall of Fame) in Toronto
is a unique museum located in what was formerly the Bank of Montreal.
It not only contains the largest selection of hockey memorabilia in the ...
The Toronto International Film Festival (or TIFF) began exactly as what its original name, “The Festival of Festivals,” implies – it gathered the most buzz-worthy flicks from around the world and ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, January 2013
Attractions that offer ultra-high views of a city, like the Empire
State Building, continue to draw millions of visitors a year, and Toronto isn’t without fantastic, record-breaking heights of ...
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