Top 3 More-Than-Just Food Festivals in Vancouver Even if you are not a gourmet, you have probably been to Dine Out Vancouver Fest and to EAT! Vancouver, or at least heard about this marvelous, but mainstream event. Wine or Craft Beer festivals or Christmas markets are stunning, but they are also not a part [...]
Vancouver’s position on the Burrard Peninsula — bordered by the Fraser River to the south, Burrard Inlet to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the West — gives the city a uniquely scenic but also well confined geographical setting. And on this urban peninsula, you will find 23 different neighbourhoods of Vancouver, at [...]
The working and social culture here in Canada may be different to what you're used to, and there are a lot of things to know about it. One cornerstone of Québec working life is the “5-à-7”, which you will be sure to want to find out more about! After a long day at work, [...]
The Blue Road (La Route Bleue du Grand Montréal), also known as St Lawrence water trail (sentier maritime du Saint-Laurent), is specific to the island of Montréal; it allows people to travel on the St Lawrence river with kayaks and canoes. You will discover a new side to Montréal, landscapes and a natural environment [...]
When you think of Canada, you may think about the cultural proximity with the US, the freezing cold but also about sports. Sport is an integral part of Canadian culture. The major sports in Canada are similar to those of the US, but with a bit of a Canadian twist! Ice Hockey: The Canadian national [...]
When you first arrive in Montréal, you may have some questions about what the best stores are to do your different types of shopping. You might have heard people mention SAQ, but don't know what they mean, or you may be wondering where to buy stationery. There are some shopping quirks specific to the [...]
The Bloody Caesar is a cocktail invented right here in Canada, in Calgary, Alberta, and is rarely found, or heard of anywhere else in the world.Invented in 1969, by Walter Chell, at the Calgary Inn (which is now the Westin Hotel), it is said to be created mimicking the flavor of the italian dish, Spaghetti [...]
Coming from abroad, driving in Quebec can be a whole experience for many reasons: weather conditions, driving rules and habits, road conditions, strange signs. Let's now talk about the funny road signs in Quebec.
While most people come to Toronto to visit the events from a usual before-you-die list, like Toronto International Film Festival or St Patrick’s Day Parade, we suggest you attend the festivals with something actually worth dying for — the food. Here is the list of the top Food Festivals in Toronto you will be [...]
No need to drink, dance and party until early morning to spend a good summer. Sometimes, with the heat and humidity, all we need is to sit down and relax. But it’s a shame to sit down and relax at home when there are so many interesting things to do in Canada during the summer season. My proposition is a play (or two or three, depending on your receptivity).