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 →
For April Fools Day, online booking engine, Kayak, allowed its users to search for and book hotel rooms based on one single factor: bathrooms.
We got a kick out of the idea, which inspired us to bring you a list of the world’s most intriguing hotel bathrooms. From over-the-top luxury to unfathomable views, these are not your ordinary bathrooms. Trust us… you’ll never want to leave!
1. Amangiri, Canyon Point, Utah – The rest of the world has a funny way of disappearing when you have a window like this next to your bath tub.
Have you always dreamt of staying at a huge magical castle, just like in the fairytales? Well, your dream might just come true! There are castles that have been transformed into hotels; they look ancient and impressive from the outside, and are absolutely charming on the inside!
Amberley Castle, England Dating all the way back to Henry I in 1100, the Amberley Castle is one of England’s best castle hotels; with an original medieval architecture, it has elegant rooms and luxurious landscaped gardens. Each of the 19 rooms is designed in a unique way, and it has the most beautiful views of the picturesque village and countryside!