Downtown Montreal

What to Do on a Quick Getaway to Montreal

Lin Stranberg | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Travel
Lin Stranberg

When you need a quick getaway -- a real escape -- that's no further than 20 minutes away from a major airport, it's time for a weekend in Montreal, the second-largest French-speaking city in the world. It doesn't get much easier to experience such an appealingly different destination in a very short time.

My Love Letter to Montreal, 10 Years in the Making

Natalie Karneef | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living
Natalie Karneef

Ten years ago last Sunday, I sat by a window at a breakfast restaurant on de Maisonneuve, ordered a plate of pancakes, got out my journal, and wrote: "What have I just done?" I had just moved to Montreal with $1,000 in my pocket and no job. Ten years later I'm happier than I've ever been -- due in large part to this wonderful city.