Montreal is about as close as you can get to Europe without leaving the North American continent. Considered the cultural capital of Canada, Montreal is famous for its French cuisine, sophisticated fashion, underground city, and plethora of attractions—not to mention its frigid winters.
If you’re visiting the city of poutine and jazz (ideally between April-October), there’s one area you don’t want to miss: Vieux-Montreal, or the Old Port. With buildings dating to the 17th century lining the narrow, cobblestone streets, you’ll feel like you time-travelled to France. Don’t speak French? Have no fear: your all-in-one guide to the best of Montreal is here!
TAKE IT ALL IN Like most cities, there is more to do in Montreal than can be experienced in one vacation. Here are our top 5 picks:
Take a stroll down Rue Saint Paul, the oldest street in Montreal. Be sure to stop and eat at one of the many prize-winning restaurants along the way. Continue reading →
Summer is synonymous with beaches, ice cream, barbecues and fireworks. It is also synonymous with music festivals. Each year, the best artists in the world gather to play in front of crowds numbering in the thousands. Here are the 10 best upcoming festivals this summer.
10) Outside Lands Kanye West. Tom Petty. Tiësto. Macklemore. Few festivals offer the best of a wide array of genres. Outside Lands gives you it all. The festival also features a wine tasting section, beer garden, and art gallery. Basically, its all San Fran has to offer, with some killer music. Sign me up.
Jerusalem is the Holy City of three main religions – Judaism, Islam and Christianity. As a result, there are infinite ancient artifacts, cultures, religions and other interesting things to see and do; here’s our list of our top choices: