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Dance The Winter Away at IglooFest in Montreal

It’ was damn cold in Montreal last weekend. Freezing, actually. After the tempestuous snowstorm last Friday, it’s no good to be depressed by and wallowed in it. Plowing your snow-covered backyard would be a good thing to do but dancing the winter away at Igloofest was the best thing you can do. No, I’m not […]

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Snow Village in Montreal a.k.a. Village des Neiges

Despite the fury of the snow storm last Friday, I was actually thankful that megabus didn’t cancel any trips for Montreal. Though the snow fall already stopped  around 9 p.m. and the city was literally buried in snow and transportation services were all delayed. But the good news was: commuters were all patient despite the […]

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Old Montreal

A visit to Montreal wont ever be complete without walking on the cobblestoned streets of Old Montreal where the first arrivals of the city settled, minutes walk from the St. Lawrence River where a port was established and is still serving the locals and tourists. In summer, the port and its surrounding areas become a […]

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Montreal Panorama at Night

Therese are photos of Montreal Panorama at Night. I think, there’s nothing more romantic in Montreal than watching the citys panorama of glimmering lights and a luminous moon that hangs on a deep, dark night sky–while your lovers arms are wrapped around your waist or his fingers caressing your hair in the most subtle way […]

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Montreal – View from Mont Royal Chalet

This is the view from Mont Royal Chalet in Montreal. Montreal got its name from a mountain, Mont Royal. When youre up there at Mont Royal Chalet, youll be greeted by the sweeping panorama of the city–as if youre just sipping your morning coffee in your own front porch. Though its not as impressive as […]

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Montreal: Notre Dame Basilica at Night

Notre Dame Basilica at night in Montreal is an outstanding piece of Gothic architecture. To see whats inside the church where Celine Dion got married in a lavish ceremony and with impeccable line up of entourage here. If you think the facade is beautiful at night, you should see it during the day—and go inside. You’ll […]

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Montreal: Latin Quarter

Montreal Latin Quarter is bustling with life of different dimensions—and I mean it in a good way. Its the melting pot of all kinds of hedonists, from the backpackers to yuppies to socialites. I tried 4 restaurants in the area and theyre just ok. But, dont take my word for it. Afterall, Im a rice […]

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Montreal Gay Village

A street with three names: Montreal Gay Village, The Village and Le Village Gai. Getting off at Beaudry Metro Station, the village is a vibrant neighborhood of everything fabulous along St. Catherines Street. In summer, the village is closed to cars to promote the local businesses that serve in the area. Restaurants, bars and shops extend […]

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Montreal: La Banquise Poutine

Poutine (Yeah, it can be pronounced as Putin. Hehehehehe…) is french fries drowned in special kind of sauce and cheese curd. And when in Montreal, a visit to La Banquise in Mont Royal area is ALWAYS worth a visit to savor its delicious poutine featured in many travel books. Dont be surprised with the queue–its […]

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Montreal – The City Where The Sun Rises in The South

Another thing unique to Montreal is how the city follows directions. As far as Montrealers are concern, the riverside is South (which is actually East–if you look at the map) where the sun rises. For a tourist who has no sense of direction, this is just perfect. All you have to do is face the […]

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