Furnishing a house in Montréal

There are so many things to consider when buying or renting a house in Montréal, from choosing the neighborhood you like, to deciding on an apartment (otherwise called a "condo" in Canada), town house, or full-sized home...the choices are endless. This means that when it comes to furniture in Montréal, furnishing a house can [...]

From Montréal to New York

If you are settled in Montréal and are looking for a fun-filled weekend away with friends or family, New York is the perfect city break destination. The ‘Big Apple’ is bursting with life and energy; with its vibrant history and myriad cultures interwoven throughout the city there will always be new areas to explore, [...]

Hipster Heaven: Le Plateau Mont-Royal

Artists, hipsters, hippies, “bourgeois-bohème” (bobo)… This is the cultural diversity that explains the free spirit of Le Plateau Mont-Royal. This neighbourhood in Montréal is well-known as one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in North America! A combination of factors make Le Plateau Mont-Royal the place to be... Composed of a relatively young population (young families, [...]

LGBT in Toronto: Where to go and what to know

The Huffington Post ranks Toronto the third most LGBT-friendly city in the world. Other sources call it the most gay-friendly city on earth. But all seem to agree that Toronto has one of the most open, active, accepted and all-embracing gay, lesbian and transgender communities ever. So if you’d like to associate, participate, or [...]

2018-06-11T06:53:16+00:00By |Life style, Toronto|

Canadian Real Estate Market

Between skyrocketing housing prices and aggressive new regulatory policies at the federal level, the Canadian real estate market has never been more volatile. Excitement and anxiety are reaching levels that Canadians rarely see outside of a hockey game. So if you're thinking of buying a house, making a shrewd investment, or just being a [...]

2018-06-01T11:23:12+00:00By |Life style, Real Estate|

Favourite Spring Activities In and Around Montréal

With the snow melted away and the flowers beginning to bloom, spring is the perfect time for Montréal newcomers to explore the amazing leisure activities the city has to offer. Montréal may have a reputation for being a playground for winter sports and activities, but in spring we love to trade our heavy winter coats [...]

Where to find a good babysitter in Canada

When you arrive in a new city, you lose all your points of reference and need to discover everything all over again. But if you have little children it can be more difficult to get out and about to do your exploring. However, it can be difficult in a new town to find a babysitter. [...]

Vancouver goes green

After the Winter Olympic Games were held in Vancouver in 2010, Vancouver set a new goal for itself for 2011-2020: Becoming the greenest city in the world ever! Located between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is surrounded by nature. However, due to urbanization, climate change and population growth, the city had [...]

FIFA Women World Cup 2015 in Canada

Every four years, the FIFA Women's World Cup takes place, and in 2015, the competition was hosted by our beautiful country, Canada! Soccer is a very popular sport all around the world and particularly in Europe, but mostly for men. Women’s soccer is more common in North America than in Europe, but is gaining [...]

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