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5 Outstanding Independent Coffee Shops in...
A list of five independant coffee shops that serve expertly made beverages in Montreal.
Traveling to Montreal
Traveling to Montreal by car, airplane, bus or train? Here is the information you need to successfully complete your trip.
Driving to Montreal from New York City
Suggested driving routes as well as scenic or cultural stop-off points for your road trip from New York City to Montreal.
Top 10 Bakeries in Quebec City
The top ten bakeries in Quebec City that should be visited by any Francophile longing to taste the very best delicacies the city has to offer.
Montreal's Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport (YUL)
The essential information you need to know about Montreal’s Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport, from parking options and shuttle services to accommodation options nearby the airport.
Traveling to Quebec City
Traveling to Quebec City by car, plane, train or bus? Here are some useful tips and helpful information to ensure a great trip.
10 Places to Drink Locally Brewed Beer In and...
The best way to experience locally produced beers in Quebec City is to head straight to breweries that serve their products right where they were brewed.
French Phrases For Travelers to Montreal and...
A list of the most common French terms visitors to Montreal and Quebec City need to know.
Montreal Bars - Top Bars in Montreal
Montreal is a great city for bar hopping as many places are clustered around the main streets and neighborhoods. Here are eight of the top bars in Montreal.
Safety in Montreal - Staying Safe in Montreal
While serious crime is low in Quebec’s largest city, here are some safety concerns you should know before your next visit.
Quebec City’s Jean-Lesage International...
All you need to know about Quebec City’s airport, from parking to accommodations.
Café Falco
A gem of a coffee place in Mile-End that also serves Japanese lunches.
Café Myriade
An independant coffee chop in touch with their customers' tastes.
Quebec City's Best Traditional Poutine: Chez...
Ashton's poutine is an excellent sample of this quintessential Québécois dish.
Café Saint-Henri
An independant coffee shop renowned for roasting its own coffee beans.
Pikolo Espresso Bar
A tiny espresso bar with excellent baked goods that attracts a hip and young crowd.
Top Montreal Museums
Full reviews/profiles of top Montreal museums.
Before You From New York to Montreal
Driving From New York to Montreal
Caffè in Gamba
An Italian coffee shop with a plush interior that encourages losing track of time.
Biodôme de Montréal
Everything you need to know to plan a visit at Montreal’s Biodôme.
Before You Plan Your Trip to Montreal
Plan your trip to Montreal with the information you'll find here: How to get to Montreal, crossing the Canadian border, choosing a hotel, eating in Montreal and what to see and do in Canada's most entertaining city.
Le Clocher Penché: Restaurant Review
A full review of Le Clocher Penché, a casual bistro in Quebec City.
Safety in Quebec City - Staying Safe in Quebec...
Staying Safe in Quebec City. Montreal / Quebec City Travel.
Cosmodome Space Science Center and Space Camp
Cosmodome Space Science Center and Space Camp
June Events in Quebec City
A list of things to do this June in Quebec City.
July Events in Quebec City
A list of things to do this July in Quebec City.
Via Rail Montreal to Halifax - Services on Via...
A Review of services on Via Rail Montreal to Halifax including sleeping cars, meals and activities.
Montreal - Things to Do in Montreal
Things to Do in Montreal. Montreal / Quebec City Travel.
Montreal Neighborhood Maps and Driving Routes
This map shows the main downtown westside streets from the Via Rail train station to the southern border of Mount Royal Park. Page 3.
Quebec City's Summer Climate - What to Wear in...
Quebec City's Summer Climate - What to Wear in Quebec City in Summer.
Montreal's Circus Scene
Montreal's circus scene comprises three entities: Cirque du Soleil, The National Circus School, and La TOHU.
Tips for Visitors to Montreal
An introduction to Montreal for first time visitors that includes tips on crossing the Canadian-US border, weather, French language, safety and the Montreal lifestyle.
Simons Department Store - Maison Simons...
Simon's Department Store has been a Quebec shopping traditon since 1860. Found only in the province of Quebec, the seven locations feature Quebec designer labels and well known brands.
Montreal and Quebec City November Weather and...
November Weather and Holiday Guide: What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in November.
Hôtel La Ferme, Charlevoix
Full Review of Hôtel La Ferme in Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix
Montreal and Quebec City in April
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in April.
Rosetta Stone French Course
Rosetta Stone French Course - A Review of the Rosetta Stone French Course
May Events in Quebec City
A list of things to do this May in Quebec City.
A Hidden Gem in Montreal: The Atwater Market
Home to a delightful selection of local gourmet products in an up-and-coming area of the city.
Quebec Itineraries - Suggestions For One Week...
Got a Week to spend in Quebec? Here are some suggested Quebec Itineraries fro visits to Montreal and Quebec City.
Spring Break Montreal - Best Things to do for...
Spring Break Montreal - Best Things to do on Spring Break Montreal
Driving Distances to Montreal from Major North...
Driving distances to Montreal from major US and Canadian cities.
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal
Review of Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal
Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History...
Everything you need to know to plan a visit at the Pointe-à-Callière Museum.
Quebec Food - Unique Quebec Food Menu Items
Quebec Food - a guide to unique Quebec food items
Chateau Frontenac Hotel Quebec City
If you've ever wanted to stay in a castle, here's your chance. Quebec City's Chateau Frontenac Hotel towers over Lower Town and is the city's prime landmark. Almost as impressive as the hotel, the dining rooms and the St. Laurent Bar are well worth a visit even if you're not staying here.
Laval Attractions
Laval Attractions. Montreal / Quebec City Travel.
Before You Plan Your Trip to Quebec City
Visiting Quebec City? You'll want to check here first for all the information on how to get to Quebec City, Hotels in Quebec City, Walking tours of Quebec City and where to eat in Quebec City.
Montreal in Summer - Montreal's Summer Climate
Montreal's summer climate and what to wear in Montreal in the summer.
Crossing the Canada/US Border - New Rules For...
Crossing the Canada/US Border - New 2009 Rules For Crossing the Canada/US Border
Premiere Moisson Bakeries
A review of a Montreal and Quebec City's Premiere Moisson Bakery Restaurant, a favorite of Quebecois with 15 locations in Montreal and one in Quebec City. With their emphasis on healthy, natural ingredients, Premiere Moisson bakeries are typical of the quality food that Quebecois demand from their restaurants.
Quebec City's Museum of Civilization
Highlights of Quebec City's Museum of Civilization including 400 anniversary exhibits.
Basic French Vocabulary: Expressions,...
Basic French Vocabulary: Expressions, Questions, Numbers and Time
November Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this November in Montreal.
November Events in Quebec City
A list of things to do this November in Quebec City.
Montreal Restaurants: Top Value Dining in...
Montreal Restaurants: Top value in Montreal restaurants
A Photo Tour of Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth...
The Indoor Pool at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal. Page 14.
Montreal and Quebec City in March
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in March, including weather, what to wear, and holiday information.
Driving Distances to Quebec City
Driving distances to Quebec City from major North American cities
McCord Museum of Canadian History
Everything you need to know to plan a visit at Montreal’s McCord Museum.
Visiting East End Montreal Attractions
A guided walking tour of east end Montreal Attractions
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Everything you need to know to plan a visit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Save Money in Montreal - 10 Ways For Visitors...
10 ways For visitors to save money in Montreal.
Before You Plan Day Trips From Montreal
Plan Day Trips From Montreal. Montreal / Quebec City Travel.
Montreal's Major Art Museums
A guide to Montreal's Major Art Museums
Quebec Cycling Events and Routes
Looking for suggestions for Quebec cycling events and routes? Cycling events listed here are annual events and new routes are always being added and/or expanded as the province-wide Route Verte (green route) continues to grow.
Profile: Promenade Samuel de Champlain, Quebec...
An award-winning 1.5-mile green oasis running along the St. Lawrence River, the Promenade is one of the best picnic, family and outdoor activities destinations in Quebec City.
August Events in Quebec City
A list of things to do this August in Quebec City.
Economuseums in Quebec
A description of economuseums found in Quebec City and Montreal.
A Photo Tour of Quebec City's Ice Hotel
Quebec City's Ice Hotel: The Main Entrance
Before You Plan a Montreal Budget Vacation
Montreal Budget Vacation - Plan a Montreal Budget Vacation
Montreal Planetarium
A guide to the Montreal Planetarium
Montreal and Quebec City in May
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in May.
Save Money in Quebec City - 10 Ways For...
Here are 10 Ways for visitors to save money in Quebec City.
5 Annual Summer Festivals You Don’t Want...
5 Annual Summer Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss in Quebec City and Montreal
Before You Plan Your Quebec Cycling Trip
Before you plan your Quebec cycling trip consult these helpful articles.
July Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this July in Montreal.
Montreal Restaurants - Best Ethnic Restaurants...
Montreal Restaurants - Best Ethnic Restaurants Montreal
September Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this September in Montreal.
Recommended Quebec City Restaurants
Recommended Quebec City restaurants include Saint - Amour, Premiere Moisson Bakeries and Aux Anciens Canadiens
April Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this April in Montreal.
Quebec City Hotels
Looking for the top Quebec City hotels? Choices range from the bizarre Quebec Ice Hotel to the regal Chateau Frontenac. Historic small hotels round out the selection.
Montreal and Quebec City in January
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in January.
Shopping in Quebec City's St. Roch District
How to get to Quebec City's Lower Town via the scenic funicular car or Breakneck Stairs, near the Hotel Chateau Frontenac. Page 2.
Le Massif Ski Resort Quebec
With over 700 yard drops and hills overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Le Massif is the most spectacular ski resort east of the Rockies.
Quebec City Museums
Quebec City museums focus primarily on history, art and civilization. Smaller "econo museums" that focus
Hosaka-Ya Ramen: Restaurant Review
Hosaka-Ya Ramen is the one and only authentic ramen joint in Quebec City and it’s the perfect place to warm up after walking around trendy Saint-Roch neighborhood.
Gatineau Attractions - Must See Gatineau...
Here are the four must see Gatineau attractions.
May Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this May in Montreal.
Profile: Montreal’s Quays of the Old Port
Offering an array of activities from outdoor sports to world-class events, the Quays offers a unique entertainment destination right in the heart of the city.
Hotel Auberge Bonaparte Montreal
A review of Hotel Auberge Bonaparte and restaurant located in Old Montreal.
Le Canard Goulu: Restaurant Review
A hidden gem in Quebec City: Le Canard Goulu is the gourmet restaurant outpost of a Muscovy duck farm that serves creative cuisine for lunch and Friday night tasting dinners.
Montreal Insectarium - Visiting the Montreal...
A visitors guide to the Montreal Insectarium
Montreal and Quebec City in December
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in December.
Montreal Music - Music in Montreal
The contemporary music scene in Montreal.
Le Nordik Nature Spa
A Review of Le Nordik Nature Spa in Old Chelsea, Quebec
Hilton Lac Leamy Hotel - A Review of the Hilton...
A Review of the Hilton Lac Leamy Hotel
October Events in Quebec City
A list of things to do this October in Quebec City.
New York to Montreal - Albany Stop Over from...
Driving from New York to Montreal? Consider a stop over in New York's historic state capital. In 2009, Albany celebrates its 400th birthday. Fascinating examples of architecture from several periods await the visitor. Check out Washington Park, Empire State Plaza, the museums and excellent restaurants!
October Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this October in Montreal.
Quebec City Food Markets - Quebec City's...
Quebec City Food Markets - Quebec City's Specialty Foods and Beverages
Montreal and Quebec City June Weather and...
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in June.
Quebec City Food - Where to Find Authentic...
Here are some good suggestions of where to find authentic Quebec City food
August Events in Montreal: Food, Sporting and...
A list of food, sporting and family activities, as well as special events happening in August in Montreal.
March Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this March in Montreal.
Koko Lounge Montreal in the Opus Hotel
Photos of Koko Lounge Montreal Montreal / Quebec City Travel.
Le Saint - Amour Restaurant Quebec City
Quebec City's Saint - Amour restaurant has been serving great food in a romantic setting for over 30 years.
Velo Quebec - Cycling in Quebec
Velo Quebec - Cycling tours in Quebec, cyclists organization, and publications for cyclists from Velo Quebec.
Montreal and Quebec City September Weather and...
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in September.
Choco-Musée Érico: The Destination...
Choco-Musée Érico is a chocolate shop that provides many options to indulge sweet cravings. From fine chocolates to hot chocolate and ice cream, and even options for lactose-intolerant clients too, there is something for everyone.
A Photo Tour of Hôtel La Ferme, Charlevoix
Arriving at Hôtel La Ferme. Montreal / Quebec City Travel.
April Events in Quebec City
A list of things to do this April in Quebec City.
June Events in Montreal
A list of things to do this June in Montreal.
Montreal and Quebec City August Weather and...
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in August.
December Events In and Around Quebec City
Things to do in December in and around Quebec City.
Events in Montreal
A list of current and upcoming special/ seasonal events in Montreal that includes festivals, museum listings, shows, musical and dance performances and happenings in film and art.
Guest Photographer John Cameron - John Cameron...
John Cameron Photography. Montreal / Quebec City Travel.
Quebec Summer Festival - Festival d’Ete
The Quebec Summer Festival or Festival d’Ete is an Annual Quebec Summer Music Festival
Musée d’art contemporain de...
Everything you need to know to plan a visit at Montreal’s Contemporary Art Museum.
Cap Tourmente: An Exceptional Bird-Watching and...
Cap Tourmente is a National Wildlife Area located 50 km outside of Quebec City that is a popular outdoor activity site renowned as being a temporary home for tens of thousands of Snow Geese during their migratory period in the spring and the fall.
Maison Moisan
Quebec City Food Markets - Quebec City's Specialty Foods and Beverages
Maison Moisan Museum
Quebec City Food Markets - Quebec City's Specialty Foods and Beverages. Page 2.
Quebec Recipe - Scallop Tartare - A Quebec...
A Quebec Recipe for Scallop Tartare from the Chateau Frontenac Hotel's executive chef, Jean Soulard.
Camping in Quebec
Camping in Quebec just got a little more luxurious with Huttopia Tents, found in 13 national parks.
Montreal Bike Fest's "Night Tour" Grows in...
Velo Quebec's annual Montreal Bike Fest attracts thousands of cyclists for the Tour de la Nuit (Night Tour) and the Tour de l'Ile (Island Tour). Page 4.
15 Restaurants to Try During TASTE MTL
Discover 15 of Montreal’s best dining spots during the city’s restaurant week, TASTE MTL.
Hilton Hotel Quebec City
The Hilton Hotel Quebec is the only modern high-rise hotel in Quebec City. Its 23 floors provide some of the best views of the city.
Quebec Bike Routes Difficulty Ratings
Quebec bike routes are rated for difficulty on a scale of 1 to 6.
Carte Blanche Restaurant Montreal
A Review of Carte Blanche Restaurant Montreal
Montreal and Quebec City October Weather and...
What visitors should know before coming to Montreal and Quebec City in October.
Panache: Restaurant Review
Panache is one of Quebec City's finest restaurant and a long-time favorite of locals and visitors alike. The romantic decor, flawless service and refined terroir cuisine all contribute to make a leisurely evening at Panache an outstanding gastronomic experience.
Golf Courses Outside Montreal
The best golf courses outside Montreal are found in Laval and the Laurentian and Gatineau regions.
Montreal's Stewart Museum
Montreal's Stewart Museum is not only a good source of information on the history of New France, it also offers a range of fun outdoor activities for the whole family.
Koko Lounge main room
Photos of Koko Lounge Montreal Montreal / Quebec City Travel. Page 3.
Chez Roger Bontemps Bed and Breakfast Montreal
Chez Roger Bontemps Bed and Breakfast has three bedrooms in an ancestral home in Montreal's Gay Village, just minutes from the central bus station.
Rue St Jean Maple Syrup Shop
Quebec City Food Markets - Quebec City's Specialty Foods and Beverages. Page 3.
Milos Restaurant
Milos Restaurant in Montreal is a hugely popular Greek restaurant with excellent cuisine and service at reasonable prices.
A Photo Tour of Hotel Gault, in Old Montreal
A Loft (Standard) Room at Hotel Gault, in Old Montreal. Page 7.
August Events in Montreal: Music Festivals
A list of music festivals this August in Montreal.
Entrance to Koko from hotel lobby
Photos of Koko Lounge Montreal Montreal / Quebec City Travel. Page 2.
Along Montreal's Route Verte
Velo Quebec's annual Montreal Bike Fest attracts thousands of cyclists for the Tour de la Nuit (Night Tour) and the Tour de l'Ile (Island Tour). Page 5.
Hotel Dominion 1912 Quebec City
Hotel Dominion 1912 is a beautiful boutique hotel conveniently located in Quebec City's Lower Town. It surrounded by shops, galleries, cafes and attractions.
Designer mirror at Koko
Photos of Koko Lounge Montreal Montreal / Quebec City Travel. Page 5.
A Photo Tour of the Cap Tourmente National...
There's More to Cap Tourmente than the Snow Goose. Page 5.
Lele de Cuca Restaurant Montreal
Lele de Cuca is a small Brazilian-Mexican Restaurant just off St. Laurent in the Plateau District.
Quebec City in February
Visiting Quebec City in February? Check here first for up to date information on weather conditons and how to dress to enjoy the outdoors.
The Funicular Car connects Upper Town to Lower...
A series of Quebec City photos focusing on tourist attractions. Page 6.
Hotel Chateau Laurier
A Review of Hotel Chateau Laurier

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