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Three basic food groups in Montreal : Schwarma, Croissants and Smoked Meat

In Montreal, there are only three basic food groups: Schwarma, Croissants and Smoked Meat. Each of these food groups creates significant foodie discussions and most people are quite passionate about their chase for the best of each. Any full day in Montreal will include a combination of all three along with liquor and accoutrements. Schwarma – The Lebanese’ community has …

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12 hours in Montreal? What to do?

Having a car in Montreal can be a curse or a blessing, provided you know what to do with the car and where the appropriate places to go are. Places not to be driving in Montreal – since crazy Montrealers will drive you mad with the pedestrian rights and crazy taxi drivers and the traffic St Catherine St (between Peel …

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Who makes the best Shish Taouk in Montreal?

Best Shish Taouk in Montreal? There are very few things that will drive people in Montreal to violence …for instance, saying one of the following  in Montreal will almost surely lead to a “Big Momma Beat Down” Saying that the Toronto Maple Leafs are better than Les Canadiens Saying that Toronto or Parisian Bagels are better than the Montreal version. …

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Random Come by Chance Dildo’s in Newfoundland

In all my traveling, I’ve heard of towns with somewhat peculiar names. In some cities, there are street names that are highly uninventive. For instance, if you go to Atlanta, GA and someone tell you that they’re on PeachTree, be absolutely sure that that you have a GPS and they give you the exact latitude and longitude; there are 71 streets with the word …

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Are there ferries in Ferryland?

So you’re in Newfoundland, and a couple thoughts might pass through your head, such as “Ok, I expect to have the best fish and chips around, since these people know their fish” “I feel like scotch, since this place looks like what I imagined Wuthering Heights to look like when I was in my form 3 English Literature class” “Am …

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How to get to Niagara Falls for $5 … cheep cheep!!!

A must do side trip when visiting Toronto is visiting Niagara Falls. In fact, it is one of the most frequently asked questions on any “Visit Toronto” travel forum and it is a question I always get, especially those of us who like to play cards. Here are a couple cheap ways to get to Niagara Falls – the first two methods …

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Toronto Nuit Blance 2009 – Ridiculously overrated!!!!

As I write this, I can’t help but be a bit confused about my thoughts regarding Nuit Blanche 2009 – the Toronto edition.  On one hand, it was amazing seeing so many people wandering the streets, energized by the prospect of seeing “Art” and seeing things that they hadn’t seen before. The mood on the street combined with the sounds, …

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Flowers are nice to look at.

So after a nice long drive from Nichael’s, we decided to head back to the Botanical Gardens for three reasons. Photographing flowers in great sunlight is great practice for someone fairly new to DSLR photography. It was a beautiful, warm summer day. It was FREE! It’s a shame that I didn’t spend more time in the Gardens while I actually …

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