Canada

Canada is our frosty, northern Commonwealth partner. Home of Degrassi, mooses and people that say, “aboot” and “sorry” a lot. Well that’s the naive perspective we had growing up. What we really experienced was a region of riches, friendly people and in Montreal, a devotion to their original French roots.

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How to have a White Christmas in Montreal

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas in Montreal,  make it a Joyeux Noel in Montreal.  If seven years of living in NYC has taught us anything, it’s that a white Christmas is merely a dream...

Our First Poutine Experience

Poutine. Cheese curds on fries, with gravy. It almost sounds disgusting. We were pleasantly surprised. We grew up eating chips and gravy in bars back in Australia. In our student days, they...

Beaver Lake, Montreal

Beaver Lake, Montreal isn’t exactly a mecca for winter sports, but for a short break, it gives a taste of the fun you’d get out at Mount Tremblant or one of the other regional resorts. Waking after a...