5 Things to Do In Montreal This Weekend

There are so many things to do in Montreal it is the ideal place for a weekend getaway. Although Montreal is a big city, it has unique neighborhoods, each with their own personality, restaurants, hotels, bars, and places to explore....

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Why Families Love Montreal

It is not hard for families to find things to do in Montreal. With a booming downtown and many of unique neighborhoods, families could spend weeks here exploring. The city is full of attractions, activities, and experiences that will entertain young children...

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Montreal in the Fall

In the fall, I get the "7-week itch". The kids are back in school, we are knee-deep in sports, homework and after-school activities. I feel like the family could use a quick vacation to regroup and there is no...

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All Aboard for a Trip to Quebec City

While our kids were away at their overnight summer camps, my husband and I used the time to visit Quebec City which is just a few hours away from Burlington by car or train.  We opted to drive to...

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7 Things You Should Know About Montreal

Snow Shoeing at Night I never thought my first trip through Mount Royal Park would be trekking on snowshoes, or for that matter at night. However, after strapping on these large racket-shaped frames designed to keep me from falling through the...

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Hotel Omni Mont-Royal Montreal

Living just a few hours away from the city, we get to Montreal a few times a year. Our family has always been drawn to staying in Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal), however, this time we stayed at the newly renovated Hotel Omni...

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One Love for U2 – We Get to Share It

My husband and I have been U2 fans for more than 25 years. Collectively we have seen them over 30 times, across 3 countries, and in countless cities with many friends. However, we hadn't seen them with our children. Our kids...

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