Imagine if one of the Cirque du Soleil founders had the idea of reinventing what a hotel ought to be, and decided to build it in one of Quebec's most charming villages, pair it with one of the province's best skiing mountains, and link it with a scenic train ride to Quebec City. Sounds too good to be true? Well, it happened. Hôtel La Ferme is unlike any other destination in the province.
The coffee scene is booming in Montreal, and new, independent coffee shops are sprouting across the city. While many of the new generation of independent coffee shops open in trendy neighborhoods like Plateau Mont-Royal and Mile End, the movement is reaching citywide popularity and excellent coffee can now be found easily. Here's a list of five outstanding coffee shops, each with its own character, all with a great atmosphere - and free Wi-Fi, of course.