Tips and Articles for Montreal

Wendy Ball

Greenland & IcelandWhy Go Now: New luxury expeditions to these remote areas allow cruisers to take in scenery from the ship as well as jump in... Read More

Honestly, I don't mind that the bellman who shows me to my room at Hôtel Gault, on the quietly hip southern fringe of Old Montreal, misidentifies the... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Top Biking Cities.Open the garage, grip the handlebars, stand on the pedals, and go. That’s all it takes for Joseph... Read More

Q: Can you tell me about any new green hotels with a wildlife focus? —Lauren Finkelstein, Los Angeles, Calif.A: “At the 40-suite Wolgan Valley Resort ... Read More

Les Touilleurs, MontrealThis sleek white shop in Mile End sells a global range of gear for making the soufflés and terrines of the classic Gallic... Read More

“I moved from New York to Montreal when I was three and didn’t return to the U.S. until I was twenty-three, so I lived in Quebec for most of my... Read More

If you haven't planned a midwinter getaway, those cold, dreary days can feel as though they stretch to infinity. So send winter (and yourself) packing... Read More

I had heard the hype, I'd read the reviews: Mont Tremblant, best ski resort in eastern North America for 1995, 1996 . . .I was still skeptical. Could... Read More

london lights upIan Schrager has taken his cutting-edge brand of hotel across the pond to London, transforming a once-somber 1960's office building into... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Vintage Movie Theaters.In the 1920s—back when people dressed up to see the latest Hollywood feature—movie palaces... Read More

Many long-distance trains provide a brochure to enhance sightseeing, and some trains even have a guide on board to narrate trips through particularly... Read More

Montreal's reputation as a city of style is getting another boost with the newly minted W Montreal. Housed in a formerly lackluster bank building on the... Read More

Inside: Life underground, hidden tables, and more of Montreal's hidden corners. In a restored 19th-century bank in Old Montreal, designers are... Read More

I didn't want to go anywhere. I had been away from home for almost three weeks, teaching and writing, trying to think big thoughts. I wanted to unpack,... Read More

See our slideshow of 10 of the Coolest Underground Travel Spots.While walking in the West Virginia woods in 1978, Dr. Robert Conte saw something that... Read More

After 16 years in Chicago, Charlie Trotter is branching out with the opening of C, his new dining room at One & Only Palmilla resort in San José del... Read More

Traffic on the Lachine Canal (Parks Canada, 514/283-6054; www.parcscanada.gc.ca/canallachine), which cuts through the heart of Montreal, began in 1825,... Read More

If Brazil were dragged up the globe from the tropics to the boreal zone, it might feel a lot like Canada. Both are huge countries with vast wildernesses... Read More

See our slideshow of Olympic Venues Open to the Public.Mark Hobson, a 61-year-old creative director and wilderness guide, pushes his sled into the luge... Read More

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