I realize it’s a little late in the season to feature a video of Montreal showing how beautiful it is in the winter, especially given that now’s the time to start planning a summer getaway to the city — a season when the city really comes alive — but this ode to the freezing city […]
Growing up in the Ottawa Valley was not especially interesting. It was not as adventurous as Toronto. It was not laid back like Vancouver. It was, however, an hour or so from Montréal, the city that boasts bagels, poutine and dépanneurs with beer-stocked fridges. Being young, penniless and car-free, I never got the opportunity to […]
Now that the World Cup is officially over, outside of Spain, the world is feeling quite a void right now. One spin through your Facebook statuses will prove that. So when Team England bowed out of the tourney, the UK-based Wanderlust had more than enough reasons to create a list of destinations specifically focused to […]
It was a friend’s birthday weekend. We booked time off work, postponed the completion of our papers, and road-tripped to Quebec’s biggest city, Montreal. Amazingly, I had never been. By the end of the trip, all I wanted was to prolong our stay for just a few more days (perhaps years), but we had obligations […]
In this travel video guide from Montréal, I travel to Montréal, the third-largest French speaking city in the world, where I grab some food at the Jean-Talon market, hike to the peak of Mont Royal, and join in on a drum circle at the Tam-tams.
Having just discovered Montreal’s own foray into the modern bike-sharing world with “Bixi,” it got me thinking: Montreal must be one of the world’s top biking cities. And lo and behold, T+L has confirmed my suspicions, with Montreal coming in at number #4 behind, not suprisingly for anyone who’s been there, Copenhagen at #1, followed […]
What more patriotic way to celebrate the 4th of July then to pack up and head to Canada for the weekend? TheExpeditioner.com will be in Montreal for the 2009 Montreal Jazz Festival, poutine, and the Sunday Tamtams. You know, the typical 4th of July kind of things. Postings will resume on Monday.