Montreal, Canada – February 2000

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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 […]

Montreal, Canada – December 1999

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December is the last month of the year, and this December in particular is the last of many things. No, this is not a Millennium blurb! To the contrary, I’d like to mention a few of the lesser-talked about conclusions we are about to reach. 1999 is not only the end of this arbitrarily-numbered Millennium, […]

Pretty in Pink – Montreal, Canada

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Erik R. Trinidad slips into a bra “just for laughs

Going to Montreal, Just for Laughs – Montreal, Canada

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For 10 days in July Montreal will be overtaken by

The Chill of a Lifetime – St. Raymond, Quebec

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Where else in the world, except perhaps Sweden, co

How Can Something So Cold, Be So Hot? – Quebec, Canada

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Maybe one day, Neilia Sherman will be brave and sp

Montreal’s Auberge du Vieux-Port – Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Artwork by Lily Goldman Montréal’s Auberge du Vieux-Port Montréal, Quebec What can be more romantic than riding in a horse driven carriage called a calèche through the cobbled streets of Vieux Montréal (Old Montréal) and marvel at the surrounding heritage buildings. It is like visiting Europe in North America! An ideal way to savour the […]

Montreal’s Nature Parks – Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Artwork by Lily Goldman Montréal’s Nature Parks Montréal, Quebec One of the great attractions of Montreal is that you are never very far away from the beautiful trails and nature parks where you can spend an enjoyable day walking or hiking without having to shell out too much money. There are nine nature-parks or, as […]

Montreal’s Smoked Meat Sandwiches – Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Artwork by Lily Goldman Montréal’s Smoked Meat Sandwiches Montréal, Quebec New York may have its pastrami, Toronto may have corned beef, Italy may boast about its pasta, however, there is no place in the world other than Montreal which can offer you the most delicious smoked meat sandwich. If you do visit Montreal you must […]

An Aussie in Canada: Maritimes et Quebec

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Nik hired a car and toured her way through Canada’s eastern provinces. She picked up a short-lived job in Quebec City and found Montreal to be a place she could definitely live in.