Walking Montreal – Outremont

We took advantage of the sun and Kasm’s “pedogogical” day and decided to get a nice long walk in the city today. So as promised here’s an “off-the-beaten-path” route in one of the neighbourhoods we love. We started the walk at the Mont-Royal Metro station (Orange line) . The Metro system in Montreal is pretty simple to navigate. When you exit the … Read More

Walking Montreal – Parc Ave

Looks like Spring finally decided to make an appearance in Montreal so Bruce and I decided to get some rays and enjoy the city. We love to walk. We can walk for hours exploring this glorious town! One of the things I’d like to do is to get a couple of posts up about off-the-beaten-path walks in Montreal. I find there … Read More

Tea Room in Montreal

A while back I said that we would be tourists in our own backyard and write about it here. Well.. I forgot about this thing called winter! Bruce and I would much rather hibernate than go outside! He’s been wanting to bring me out to “lunch” for a while now and finally decided to do it today! And of course … Read More

Magog, Quebec – Wonderful Countryside Escape

Only an hour and a bit outside of Montreal lies the tranquil  little town of Magog, Quebec. We spent the week enjoying the countryside fresh air, hiking, biking, canoeing and let’s not forget relaxing by the lake and the good food! Then there were the ravaging deer flies which we could have lived without  (this was just on a particular hike but seriously … Read More

A Walk Down St. Laurent Blvd., Montreal

Baharak and I like to pick a neighbourhood, somewhere in and around our hometown of Montreal, and spend the day like a tourist. We explore, wander, try a coffee shop or pub and spend an afternoon getting to know a local spot. Last week we decided on a visit to one of Montreal’s most famous streets, St. Laurent Blvd, otherwise known as … Read More

A Walk Around Montreal’s Expo 67 Site

There are days when sitting on the couch eating roasted nuts and watching 5 episodes of Sherlock Holmes on Netflix is absolutely the best use of your time. But there are also days when a little hands on exploration is called for. Today was one of those days. Often the most interesting things to discover are found right in your own backyard … Read More