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Things to do in Montréal: Exploring Little Burgundy

by CraiSBower a month ago - last edited 2 weeks ago

Things to do in Montréal: Exploring Little BurgundyFamous for its blend of European and North American cultures, with everything from authentic French cuisine and 18th century architecture to contemporary art galleries and international music festivals to enjoy, there are plenty of fascinating things to do in Montréal. But this is also a local’s city, with a gritty side that most tourists don’t get to see. Few neighbourhoods exemplify this coarse façade more than Little Burgundy.


The best bière blanche in MontréalIreland touts its stouts, America stakes its claim to “hopped up” IPAs, but it’s all about bière blanche in Quebec. Also known as white ale or, in its Belgian birthplace, witbier, this pale golden, unfiltered brew served as the standard refresher in La Belle Province long before current converts started splashing an orange slice into their vessels. Take a look at our guide to the best bière blanche in Montréal, for some seriously good sipping.


An insider's guide to the Pan Am Games in TorontoThe countdown to the Toronto Pan American Games is on! The world’s third largest international multi-sport competition will take place from 10th – 26th July (Pan Am Games) and 7th -15th August (Parapan Am Games) when 7,600 top athletes from 41 countries in the Americas and Caribbean will compete in Toronto and surrounding municipalities. Here’s everything you need to know to get in on the action at the Pan Am Games in Toronto.


Kayaking with orcas in Canada

by AmyWatkins May - last edited September

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The closest that most of us get to a mighty killer whale is on the big screen, but on Canada’s west coast it’s possible to take whale watching to a whole new level and kayak amongst the orcas in Canada on the trip of a lifetime.


The best Nordic spas in Quebec

by JenniferMerrick May - last edited September

The Best Nordic Spas in QuebecThe average spa day does not normally necessitate submerging yourself in cold water – and by cold we mean bone-chilling, take-your-breath-away freezing. Yet, visit one of the many Nordic spas in Quebec, and this is exactly what you’ll get.


A neighbourhood guide to The Junction in TorontoThe industrial-chic neighbourhood known as The Junction in Toronto’s west end, is a magnet for lovers of design, historic architecture, avant-garde style and artisanal cuisine. The best way to experience its bohemian vibe is to stroll its streets; that’s where you’ll find an eclectic mix of more than 200 local businesses as well as artists, foodies and a vibrant community spirit.