Hmmmmm now im thinking about 25 things to do in Montreal!!!

Things that one doesn’t think about.. but is different about this city!!

  1. Warm up to shopping in the Underground City
  2. Ride the funicular to the top of the leaning tower over the Olympic Stadium, part of the ‘legacy’ from the 1976 Games, and the city’s best viewpoint.
  3. Eating the best bagel around at St Viateur and Fairmont Bagels
  4. Having dinner at the Delta Centre-Ville with one of the best views in the city.
  5. Hanging out in the Old Port in Montreal.
  6. Go check out the stars in
  7.  the Planetarium
  8. See a show at Place Des Arts
  9. Good music at the Montreal Symphony Orchestra or McGill Student Orchestra
  10. Speaking of McGill, tour the grounds and explore the campus.
  11. Go skating in the Atrium.I’ve done this once and I know I won’t do it again but hey it is something fun to do!
  12. BioDome and Botanical Gardens…in the winter … I don’t know about that!
  13. Eat a Foie Gras poutine, have two steamies at La Belle Province and then head to Schwartz or Rubens for Smoked Meat.
  14. Go smoke shisha and have turkish coffee with some of Lebanese food on the continent.
  15. Sit in the horse drawn sleigh rides in Mont Royal
  16. Food touring in Jean Talon market…and have a poutine in there!
  17. Sugar shacking in Mont Tremblant.
  18. Have coffee at Second Cup at Stanley St and St Catherines
  19. Go for the lunch buffet at Chez Paree! ha!
  20. Bar Hopping on Crescent St
  21. Go paddle boating in Beaver Park, or Jean Drapeau park or the Old Port
  22. How about clubbing on St Laurent and have a pint at Vol De Nuit and then some pitchers at Annie’s and then go dancing and hang off the rafters at Le Lodge
  23. Biking on the Lachine Canal
  24. Climb Mont Royal and hike through the forest at the top
  25. See Montreal from Notre Dame Basillica and the view at Snowdon
  26. Go shopping during the St Laurent Street Sale
  27. Boustan and Amirs on De Maissoneuve, nothing else needs to be said.
  28. Have dinner at O’Noirs….

I guess most things I can associate with Montreal is food. Now I’m determined to have dinner at O’Noirs… and I guess time to start Toronto F’n’C…

About Rishiray

Rishi Sankar is a Cloud HRMS Project Manager/ Solution Architect. Over the past 15+ years, he has managed to combine his overwhelming wanderlust with a desire to stay employed, resulting in continuing stints with 3 major consulting firms (IBM, Deloitte, Accenture). He documents his adventures around the world on "Ah Trini Travelogue" with pictures and stories from the road/tuk-tuk/camel/rickshaw. You can follow him on Twitter at @rishiray and on Facebook at "Ah Trini Travelogue . He doesn't like Chicken Curry but loves Curry Chicken and is always trying to find the perfect Trinidadian roti on the road. He also doesn't like cheese and kittens ... and definitely not together. E-mail from his blog is appreciated like a 35 yr old Balvenie at

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