Traveling in Atlantic Canada
Here is a map, a small slice of the Atlantic areas of Canada. Once upon a time, I drove along this ring route from Halifax to Halifax clockwise. This is…

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Montreal
Montreal is Canada’s second largest city, spread across many river islands in the province of Quebec. It is a city of old mansions and cobbled streets, modern skyscrapers and picturesque…

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To the village, to the aunt, to the wilderness, to Canada
When I was looking for housing, I was unpleasantly surprised by the lack of hotels in Vancouver with the required configuration - there were no triple rooms for a reasonable…

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National Gallery of Canada

One of Ottawa’s most famous museums is the National Gallery of Canada. Its building made of glass and granite with octagonal towers was designed by the famous architect Moshe Safdi and was built in 1988. True, many during an external examination are not only struck by the building itself, but by what it faces. And this is neither more nor less than an almost ten-meter metal spider, which is quite an eerie look.

The gallery was created in 1880 by the Governor of Canada and in the first years occupied one building with the Supreme Court. Subsequently, the gallery moved to the Victoria Memorial Museum (now the Canadian Museum of Nature). In 1985, a new museum of modern photography was attached to the gallery. And in 2000, the new gallery building was included by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada in the 500 best buildings in the country built over the past millennium. Continue reading

Maple leaf country

The provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island are part of the Atlantic Canada region, which is home to Academic culture and is famous for its unique accent, natural beauties (especially in coastal areas), the historical beauty of Halifax, as well as fishing and shipping industry.

Quebec is one of Canada’s most unique regions. Quebec is known for a large number of cultural events, the classical architecture of Montreal and, of course, for its maple syrup and the national dish “Putin”. Quebec is a great way to see the Old World of Europe without traveling outside of North America!

Ontario is Canada’s largest province with endless travel options: from Canada’s largest metropolis, Toronto, to the national bilingual capital of Ottawa, from Niagara Falls to the vast desert in the north of the province and the Great Lakes. Continue reading

Blame Canada! – or New Year in Ontario and Quebec

It so happened that I rarely traveled in the winter to another winter. From winter to summer – yes, often. And from winter to winter – literally several times: to Prague, to Munich and to Transylvania (there is even a review about it, yes). The New Year in Paris, with all due respect to him, I would never call winter – plus 15 days in the afternoon of January 1, it doesn’t have anything to do with it. And I really wanted this winter, in the cold, to a frozen (possibly) Niagara or some other waterfall … I wanted so much that in September 2017 I already bought tickets for NG 2017/2018 in Toronto – however, the malicious Brussels Airlines postponed the date the return flight from January 8 to the 6th, trying to throw two days out of the already short winter holidays in this way, after which the tickets were indignantly handed over, and cold Canada was replaced with a warm cruise on the Persian Gulf. But the idea – the idea remained, and therefore, tickets were bought again in 2018, only now not by Brussels, but by the trustworthy Air Canada Continue reading

Clubs of Montreal
Stereo nightclub is a great option to spend your time after a working day in Montreal. This club is one of the most popular house music clubs on the planet.…

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Montreal Parks
La Fontaine is an extensive city park located in the heart of Montreal. The park is very beautiful; it is perfect for picnics, hiking and outdoor sports. Lafontaine Park got…

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Old Quebec
The old city is not very large, and there should be enough day for a surface inspection. Against the background of European cities, it would not be very noticeable, but…

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Big White Travel
The Big White Ski Resort is 56 km from Kelowna in the center of the British Columbia Okanagan Valley. Big White is famous for its stable and large snow cover,…

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