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Tagged With: Canada

A day trip to Whistler

Best we could tell from a myriad of conflicting weather channels, a break in the rain was coming. Yahoo!!! So we took that opportunity to hightail it up to Whistler, the famous ski resort town about 125 km (78 mi) north of Vancouver. Jeff and I neither ski nor like the cold, so really, this … Continue reading »

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Impressions of Vancouver

Before ever setting foot in Vancouver, I knew I was going to love it. Not just because of the rave reviews we’ve heard from others (thanks Marilyn, Buchanans, and the Herriotts!), but something about it just spoke to me. How can you not LOVE a city by the sea with stunning mountains as a backdrop? … Continue reading »

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6 Tips When Planning Your Trip to Montreal

Our trip to Montreal taught us a lot about this multicultural and festive city (see blog posts in July 2013 for specifics). Based on our experience, we have 6 tips to help you plan your trip. These tips will help you choose when and where to stay in Montreal, while getting the most for your … Continue reading »

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Creativity Thrives in Montreal

Montreal has left us with such a sense of creativity and colorful energy that we just had to write another post about it. The best examples of this creativity came from the most unexpected places… panhandlers, graffiti, subways, and rooftops. Let me explain. Because Cirque du Soleil was born in Montreal, we knew we had … Continue reading »

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Photo Gallery: Old Montreal by Night

Hands down, the best way to view Old Montreal is by foot at night. The souvenir shops get camouflaged by soft lighting reflecting off the aged cobblestones. Animated visitors walk the streets excited by their first visit to this historic place, while locals and visitors alike dine at outdoor cafés, enjoying the warm summer nights. … Continue reading »

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