Where I Like to Stay in Montréal

There are dozens of luxury hotels in downtown Montréal to choose from. Among the best are the Hotel Birks, the Four Seasons, and the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. All of these 5-star properties are located within the Golden Square Mile....

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Québec City Travel Guide

Québec City sits at the point where the St. Charles and St. Lawrence Rivers converge. With a history that stretches back 400 years, it is the only fortified city in North America north of Mexico. Made up of 6...

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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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