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"Be patient and know exactly what you want."
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Where Old World charm meets Canadian comfort.
"[It's] the most beautiful section of Montreal. Every building here is a piece of art on its own."
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This summer I checked out a few cooking classes, from French pastry in Montreal to regional specialties in Vancouver. Cooking classes are a fun way to find out more about a place, learn new techniques and meet new people -- all in a short period of time.
If after a long winter of coddling your adorable infant, ahem, you just need -- need -- to get your champagne on, Grand Prix weekend in Montreal IS the time to finally do it. Events across the city are running from June 9-12. The actual race is June 10-12 on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
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Culinary travel should always include exploring the various neighbourhoods and districts in search of authentic experiences. To meet and eat with the locals you must go to where they live.
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I decided to take our littles on an odyssey of our own, one they will recall with fondness one day (I hope). Our plan was simple: to ride the rails east from Toronto's Union Station to Montreal and spend several days exploring the historical streets.
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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.
Montreal is surrounded by great green kilometers of low rolling hills, past the city edges and after the country houses small farms and adventurous foragers are nurturing local produce and healthy animals to feed the farm to fork movement.
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - Hidden underneath a narrow, shrub-lined parking lot in Old Montreal is an important piece of Canada's political past, and archeologists are working to uncover it. Digg...