Tagged: Montreal

Strolling in Le Plateau: Montreal’s hipster district

One of the distinctive features of the buildings in Le Plateau are their external spiraling staircases. A simple feature, but it transforms the character of the streets completely, doesn’t it. When I walk on the sidewalks, it seems as if the large buildings are descending to the ground to greet me!

A foggy night in old Montreal

Exploring Montréal’s charming historic city blocks on a foggy autumn night

Breathtaking display of fall colours at Montreal’s Mount Royal

Mount Royal, the mountain in the middle of Montreal city, looks absolutely stunning during fall.

Tam Tam jam

Drink some wine, soak some sun, beat some drums, kick some ass and get high on Sundays at Montreal’s Mont Royal.

Montréal’s Mount Royal

Mont Royal is the mountain that gives its name to the city of Montréal. Located in the middle of the city and next to downtown Montreal, Mont Royal is ideal for a brisk hike to the top. Since the highest point on Mont Royal is only 233m, its more like a large hill than a mountain. 🙂
If you have half a day to spend in Montreal and the weather is good, I’d definitely recommend hiking to Mont Royal and looking at the city from the top. Check out, in this post, some of the things you can do there.

Cycling in Montréal

From my explore Canada travel series | Read other chapters – See photo gallery Interesting bike streets in Montréal I was in Montréal, Quebec a fortnight back and I found the city’s cycling infrastructure quite interesting. While four days are grossly insufficient to gauge the cycling culture of a city, it was quite evident that […]


Exploring the charms of Montréal, the second largest city in Canada and the largest city in French Canadian province of Québec.