Montreal Travel Tips
Cities like Montreal don't happen very often. By day, Montreal bubbles with Eurocharm and North American pizzazz. After dark, its nightlife sizzles with creativity and abandon. It's the city of 100 nations, all lured by Montreal's intoxicating mix of Gallic tradition and "joie de vivre".
Montreal's charm lies in its relaxed atmosphere rather than its star attractions. Nonetheless, this city has managed to carve out a place for itself as Quebec's economic and cultural center. Perhaps the most rewarding way to explore it all is to just throw yourself into the mix and let the crowds carry you along. No matter what you do, you'll certainly end your stay in Montreal with one overwhelming desire: to return.
Montreal is Canada's second largest city and considered by many to be "the cultural-capital of Canada." It was recently named the UNESCO city of design and is a huge economic and cultural ...
Old Montreal is best explored by foot – there’s no better way to fully appreciate the beautiful buildings and historic charm. On a guided walking tour, a local will lead you around the district, ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, June 2012
like all multicultural cities, is not short on places to dine, drink,
or munch; especially in the downtown area, you’ll find as many Asian and
European cuisine choices as you would in ...
Bagels in the United States are synonymous with New York, but few Americans are aware that Montreal is also renowned for these breakfast breads. The Montreal bagel , however, is distinct from the ...
Montreal has got a lot going for it. As one of the most exciting, cosmopolitan, and richly cultured cities in all of Canada ,
it’s easy to get lost in the city’s various attractions. But to do ...
Foodies across the globe are throwing themselves behind a new culinary movement advocating dining in the dark. Originating in Europe, the movement has migrated across the ocean and landed in downtown ...
Who among us hasn't fantasized about replacing a golden idol with a
bag of sand; deftly avoiding native booby traps; using a whip to escape
from Nazis; traipsing around places like the Amazon, ...
Montreal is Canada ’s
largest French-speaking city and it’s here that you’ll find locals with
a large source of pride and a unique blend of modern city dynamics
mixed with historic charm. And ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, September 2011
When visiting Montreal, it is worth a trip to the city’s Botanical Gardens. With ten greenhouses, thirty gardens, and more than 22,000 plant species, the Jardin Botanique is one of the largest of ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, July 2011
Dane Cook, Jon Stewart, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld... as
well as being funny and awesome, these stars have also previously
appeared at Montreal's “Just for Laughs”
Written by Mike B., Canada, October 2011
Would recommend a tour to this wonderful old city; and quot;the Paris of North America and quot;. Explore Old Montreal: rich in history, architecture and archaeological remains dating back to the ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, October 2011
Of all the places famous for a warm, yummy bagel, Montreal
may not pop up in your head as a typical place to go. Yet few know that
Montreal actually has its own variety of bagel, which is ...
If you've never visited Quebec or France, you may not even be aware there's a difference in the language spoken. Interestingly enough, the dialects have evolved much like English has throughout ...
Written by Hudson, USA, August 2012
Montreal is a proud city and located in Maisonneuve Park next to the beloved Montreal Biodome is Montreal’s Olympic Park —perhaps their proudest architectural achievement.
Constructed in 1976 ...
Written by Hudson, USA, July 2012
Any trip to Montreal will leave your head reeling like being spun from a top – there’s so much architectural beauty to gawk at. And if architecture is your thing (or museums or environmental ...
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