Hidden Gems of the YUL

Canada’s second City has recently become my second home, thanks to my wifey (Happy Valentine’s day babe).  When my parents first immigrated to Canada, Montreal was the first port of call and was certainly more well-known than Toronto or any other City.  After all they had the Expo and the Olympics.  But the more I…

Travelling Essentials – Items to have with you at all time

Despite the negative connotations I find the man purse a very important part of travelling (for me of course) – equal to the purse for women.  It’s more subdued than the siren light that comes with the “fanny pack” screaming tourist.  I would say it is even less obvious than the back pack albeit probably…

Toronto-Montreal pit stops

We regularly go on trips to Montreal from Toronto to see the in-laws and with two kids boredom is inevitable for a 5-6 hour drive. We have come to realise there are a few pit stops that make it a bit bearable, despite the delays these pit stops create, they are worth it and do…

Where to go?

Deciding where to go on a trip can be overwhelming, you might not have an idea of where you want to go, for how long and how.  Budget is an issue, and time constraints can be limiting to, but they are only one factor that can affect your decision.  So here are a few (additional)…