Quebec Travel Articles

 
Basically Montreal – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Kay Bozich Owens is your guide to this vibrant, convivial, cultural, European capital in North America.
Montreal Through Colored Glasses – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
After what happened, Steven Jarvis is surprised to hear what his friend said about the French in Quebec.
Right Hand Man – Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada
Right Hand Man – Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada home_july22_flag.jpgKyle MacDonald and h
The Blanche, Blonde, Rousse et Noir Tour – Quebec, Canada
Ratebeer.com editor Josh Oakes takes on a five-day Quebec brewpub odyssey.
Four Dollars and a Microwave – Montreal, Quebec
One good story and two hours of sweatshop labor later, Kyle MacDonald emerges triumphant.
Montreal, Canada – October 1999
Montréal is bursting with colour in October. The trees in the parks and on the mountain (in the middle of the city) are ablaze with yellow, crimson, and yes, green, and the weather is turning cooler so people are starting to wear clothes again! The city’s extraordinary summer party and festival life is waning and […]
Montreal, Canada – November 1999
T.S. Eliot was wrong – April is not the cruelest month, at least not in Montréal, where that honor belongs to November. November. That cruel angry month that comes after the colorful transition of October, but before the festive year-end of December. Those vicious thirty days when the last warmth of summer lies dead under […]
Montreal, Canada – March 2000
As I write this, the air outside my apartment is breaking a record for warmth, despite the fact that this was also close to the snowiest February on record, and a mere week-and-a-half ago one couldn’t even walk the unplowed streets without snow shoes. Three snowstorms in short succession had buried the city, and it […]
Montreal, Canada – January 2000
The editors at BootsnAll are, no doubt, annoyed at the lateness of this dispatch. My first column of the new millennium and it arrives a third of the way into the month. To make amends, I will promise not to use the word “millennium” again until the year 2999. In my defense, however, I will […]
Montreal, Canada – February 2000
I sit here in my toasty apartment, gazing out the window at the deep snow and the frigid pedestrians slogging to and fro and wonder why anyone would visit this fair burgh in February. The answer, aside from the esoteric for which only those oddballs deplaning icy widebodies at Dorval airport can tell, can be […]