3 Ski Resorts Near Toronto for the Whole Family

‘If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together,’ says an African proverb. That’s especially true when it comes to sports. And we don’t necessarily mean group sports, like synchronized swimming or soccer. Even for individual sports, such as skiing or snowboarding, having a support group is [...]

Winter activities in Canada

Without wanting to overlap with our existing blog on skiing resorts near Montréal; we wanted to outline some of the other popular winter activities in Canada, as skiing is just one of many things to do during the long snowy season. In fact, there are plenty of ways to amuse yourself between winter snowstorms: [...]

2018-11-26T21:21:26+00:00By |Canada, Leisure|0 Comments

3 Ski Resorts In Quebec You Can Take Your Kids To

What better way to have some family bonding time than to learn new things together? If you can’t tell the difference between green and black pistes or — don’t worry, these Ski Resorts in Quebec have qualified bilingual instructors to explain everything both to you and your kids. You 'll also find ski lessons [...]

Festivals in Vancouver: More than just Good Eats

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 [...]

Where to shop for specific products in Montréal, Québec

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 [...]

Skydiving and free-fall simulator in Montreal

Once you have taken the huge step of moving into a new country like Canada, you are ready for all kinds of adventures! And is there more exciting adventure than skydiving? Gather all your courage and jump! There are two skydiving schools near Montreal: Nouvelair and Parachute Montreal. Both offre approximately the same services [...]

2018-07-26T21:37:41+00:00By |Leisure|0 Comments

A Guide to Official Canadian Holidays

If you're new to living and working in Canada, you may be wondering about the national holidays that will give you days you will have off from work to celebrate with friends, relax, or take an extended weekend vacation. While some of Canadian holidays may be similar to those of your home country, others [...]

2018-07-08T15:36:09+00:00By |Cultural, Leisure|0 Comments

Best Public Parks in Calgary

Parks in Calgary are a world to discover, not only because there are nearly 5,000 of them but also because of the many different spaces, activities and venues that each has to offer. The city has more than 8,000 hectares of parkland, the largest urban park in Canada and the longest paved urban pathway system in [...]

2018-06-01T11:23:11+00:00By |Calgary, Leisure|0 Comments

Favourite Spring Activities In and Around Montréal

With the snow melted away and the flowers beginning to bloom, spring is the perfect time for Montréal newcomers to explore the amazing leisure activities the city has to offer. Montréal may have a reputation for being a playground for winter sports and activities, but in spring we love to trade our heavy winter coats [...]

The Canadian History Museum

The Canadian History Museum (Musée canadien de l'histoire) is located in the Hull district of Gatineau, near to Ottawa. Formerly the Canadian Museum of Civilization, it is Canada's national museum of Canadian and world history and civilization, sharing richly diverse and colourful histories and cultures through a mixture of permanent, temporary and even virtual [...]

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