Canada

Your Travel Guide to Montreal

TRAVEL GUIDE TO MONTREAL Montreal. It’s a city known to be the “Paris of North America”, standing out from other cities in Canada like Toronto and Vancouver with Montreal’s blend of French and English culture so unique from other cities on the continent. If you are in town for a week or a weekend, this …

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Winter Season Guide to Skiing and Working in Whistler, BC

The following guest post is by Henry and Agnès of thebgstrip.com. In 2014 they left the UK, turning a honeymoon into a lifestyle traveling and working their way around the world. After an amazing time in Canada, the USA and Australia, they’ve reached southeast Asia. Henry clicks the shutter whilst Agnès puts pen to paper. Guide to Skiing and Working in …

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7 Reasons to Visit Montreal (Despite the Cold)

Considering a trip to Montreal? Don’t be dissuaded by the terrifyingly frigid winter temperatures—Montreal is gorgeous year-round, and winter is arguably the loveliest time to visit. As one of Canada’s largest cities, it’s easily accessible from almost anywhere, with the cheapest flights by Porter Airlines; it’s also among Canada’s liveliest, most modern and cultured cities. From the French, it has adopted an appreciation of museums …

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Your Travel Guide to Halifax, Nova Scotia

If you’re looking to explore Maritime Canada, there’s no better hub than Halifax, Nova Scotia: inescapably laid back, vibrantly cultured, and pleasantly walkable, the largest city in Atlantic Canada is in every way emblematic of the eastern Canadian lifestyle. But despite being the Maritimes’ largest city and economic capital, it feels very much like a small town, …

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Travel the World by Streetcar: A Guide to Toronto's Ethnic Neighborhoods

Toronto is a traveler’s dreamland. Not because it itself is especially exotic—it’s marred by skyscrapers, pollution, and transit problems caused by excessive suburban sprawl like any other good North American city—but it also proudly ranks as one of the most multicultural cities in the world, giving resident travelers a unique opportunity to explore the globe on …

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Photo of the Week: Quebec City

  Quebec City has long been a destination I‘ve wanted to visit. Old Quebec, or Vieux-Québec, has a well-known reputation of rich history being the only city north of Mexico that has retained its fortified city walls. I would further say that along with Guanajuato, Mexico, Quebec City is the most European of cities in …

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