Montreal Features Travel Articles

 
General Info – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Montreal, Quebec – General Info I could write a book just to fill this section, but here are the basics. Check this section every month for new info. Quirky Facts Montreal is the second largest French-speaking city on Earth (after Paris). People from Montreal are called “Montrealais”. Geography Montreal is actually an island. The main […]
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Tips on Montreal’s Famous Restaurants – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Tips on Montréal’s Famous Restaurants Montréal, Quebec Montréal has always been known as one the top restaurant cities in North America and rates with San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boston, and Toronto. At last count it had been estimated that there are over 4000 restaurants scattered all over the Island of […]
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Montreal’s Oldest Farmhouse – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Montréal’s Oldest Farmhouse There are very few structures in Montréal that date back to the French Regime. One such structure is Maison Saint-Gabriel that is the only remaining 17th century farmhouse located in Montréal. This farmhouse was built in 1698 and enlarged in 1726 and 1728. A visit to this fascinating […]
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Secret Montreal – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Secret Montreal – Montreal, Quebec, Canada Artwork by Lily Goldman Secret Montréal A neat little soft bound pocket book all of you BootsnAll readers may enjoy is Secret Montreal. This book was written by Tod Hoffman, photographs by Linda Rutenberg and published by ECW Press. The publishers have informed me that the book may be out dated as it was last […]
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The Ritz Carlton – Montreal’s Historic Hotel – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman The Ritz Carlton – Montréal’s Historic Hotel One of Canada’s most elegant, charming and oldest hotels is the Ritz Carlton, located on the corner of Rue Sherbrooke Ouest and rue Drummond. The hotel opened its doors on New Year’s Eve in the year 1912 and, according to a description appearing in […]
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Ulysses Travel Guides – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ulysses Travel Guides – Montreal, Quebec, Canada Ulysses Travel Guides Montréal 2001 is a comprehensive softbound guidebook concerning the largest French-speaking city in North America, Montréal. The authors, Francois Rémillard (Exploring) and Benoit Prieur (Portrait) have done a masterful job of writing a succinct guide that appeals to the traveller, tourist and even the locals. The book divides itself into eight sections […]
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Lachine, the Historic Village of Montreal – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Lachine, the Historic Village of Montréal May 17th, 2002 will mark the date when there will be the reopening of Lachine Canal. The Canal was closed in 1970 and since 1997 the Federal and Municipal Governments have poured in millions of dollars in order to revitalize this famous landmark into a […]
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Montreal For Kids – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Montreal For Kids – Montreal, Quebec, Canada Artwork by Lily Goldman How often have parents found themselves in a quandary travelling with children? Mommy, I’m bored! There’s nothing to do in Montréal and why was I dragged here against my will? I would rather be home playing with my friends or hanging out with my boyfriend. As a parent of three children […]
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Hiking in Montreal and Greater Quebec – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Hiking in Montreal and Greater Quebec – Montreal, Quebec, Canada Artwork by Lily Goldman Hiking in Montréal and Greater Québec The Province of Québec as well as the City of Montreal has some of the most beautiful and awesome hiking trails in North America. If you are planning a trip to French Canada, be it Montréal or the rest of the Province of Québec, you […]
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Montreal’s Bagels – Are They the Best in the World? – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Artwork by Lily Goldman Montréal’s Bagels – Are they the Best in the World? According to native Montrealers their bagels are the best in the world! In fact, many a former Montrealer when returning on a visit to the city will invariably visit St-Viateur Bagel located at 263 St. Viateur in order to stock up […]
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