Archive for the ‘Attractions’ Category

Osheaga Day 1 Recap

Posted on: August 2nd, 2014 by paul

Osheaga’s 9th edition is successfully under way at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal. The first day of the event featured a stellar lineup that drew a capacity crowd of 40,000 attendees. Crowds slowly trickled throughout the day as people cut out of work early to get to the show. Those who came late missed some great opening acts. (more…)

Osheaga Music Festival 2014 Edition

Posted on: July 29th, 2014 by paul

This year marks the ninth edition the Osheaga music festival in Montreal. This three-day event draws approximately 120,000 spectators to Parc Jean-Drapeau on Ile St. Helene. Concertgoers from all over North America are drawn to Montreal for the festival that takes place from August 1st to 3rd this year. Promoters have booked some big acts that will play across 6 stages to follow up on an outstanding line up from last year. (more…)

More Things to Do in NYC

Posted on: July 18th, 2014 by paul

Sometimes it can seem like there are an endless amount of activities of New York City. That’s probably because it’s true. The city truly has something for everybody. Here are a few more fun things to do while visiting the Big Apple.  (more…)

NYC on a Budget

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by paul

Interested in traveling to New York City but worried about spending too much money? Believe it or not, its possible to have an outstanding trip without breaking the bank. Here are a few great places to visit that won’t cost a dime.  (more…)

Summer in the Big Apple

Posted on: July 7th, 2014 by paul

From restaurants to nightlife or from Central Park to Broadway, New York City has something to offer people from any walk of life. The quality of life stems from the multitude of activities available on any given night that satisfy any appetite. Over the next week will be exploring some exciting things to do in the Big Apple. First, a quick look at the main tourist attractions. (more…)

Berlin – A City in Transition

Posted on: June 12th, 2014 by paul

Berlin is currently known as the capital of Germany but it wasn’t always that simple. For a period of 28 years spanning from August 13th, 1961 until October 18th 1989 the wall stood as a symbol separating two political ideologies. More importantly the wall physically separated East and West Germany. On August 13th, 1961 Berliners woke up to find themselves cut off from their families on either side of the wall. The fall of the wall symbolically brought an end to the communist movement separating the two sides of the city in addition to the rest of Eastern Europe. (more…)

Things to do in Montreal: Spring 2014

Posted on: May 9th, 2014 by paul

With the Montreal Canadiens making a playoff push the city of Montreal has come alive. The city is synonymous with hockey history. The fabled franchise is the most successful team in hockey history. With 24 Stanley cups, it will be a long time before anyone surpasses the Habs as the NHL’s best team. For those travelers who would like to take in a game, Montreal offers much more than hockey. With restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and a rich culture, Montreal is one of Canada’s best cities to visit. (more…)

Cinco de Mayo 2014

Posted on: May 5th, 2014 by paul

Wondering where the best place to celebrate this year’s edition of Cinco de Mayo?  Wondering what all the fuss is about? May 5 is a very important day for Mexican and Americans with Mexican decent, hover outside of America and Mexico there is very little hooplah surrounding this holiday. (more…)

Trail Blazing in Canada: Gros Morne

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by paul

Canada is known for the great outdoors. However, many Canadians don’t get to see the wide range of landscapes due to the sheer breadth of Canada’s landmass. Spanning almost 7000 kilometers by car from St. John’s to Victoria, it is not the easiest country to travel across. Nonetheless, the vast expansiveness provides for a distinct variety of climates and terrain that cannot be fully appreciated until seen in person. The ‘Trail Blazing’ series will take a look at a few great hiking routes across the nation that can start paving the way to understanding Canada’s true majestic beauty. (more…)

Summer Concert Festivals in Canada

Posted on: March 26th, 2014 by paul

Canadian summers are meant to be shared in the great outdoors with friends. What better way to bring both together than by traveling this great country to see one (or more) of the many unique music festivals that are spread across Canada. (more…)