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Ride the Funiculaire in Quebec City

Ride the Funicular in Quebec City

Riding the funicular in Quebec City is the fastest way to travel from the top of Cap Diamant (where Château Frontenac is located) to Petit-Champlain and Place-Royale down below. It…

Fortifications of Quebec City

Ramparts & Fortifications of Quebec City

The Fortifications of Quebec are a fascination for many when visiting Quebec City, and why not?! Quebec City is the only fortified city north of Mexico. Its stone walls and heavy cannons still stand guard, even if they are now more decorative than functional.

Breakneck Stairs in Petit-Champlain, Quebec City

Climb the Escalier Casse-cou (Breakneck Steps)

One of the most photographed staircases in Quebec City, Escalier Casse-Cou (Breakneck Steps) is also one of the oldest! After the colony of New France was established in what is…

Food + Drink

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Ambre Bistro Bar in Cap-Rouge

Ambre Bistro Bar in Cap-Rouge

I recently trekked out to Cap-Rouge to try Ambre Bistro Bar. As someone who lives on the edges of Old Quebec, venturing out to Cap-Rouge is something I *might* do…

BBQ at L'Orygine Bistro in Place Royale

Indulge in Delicious BBQ at l’Orygine!

Update: This dining experience is no longer offered From the comforts of my apartment in Place-Royale, which faces Côte de la Montagne, the smell of BBQ wafts through my open…

Southern BBQ at Faite à l'os

Southern Barbecue at Faite à l’os

A sweet smokiness permeates within the walls of Faite à l’os, causing one’s tastebuds to water the moment you walk in the door. The restaurant itself is small, dark and…

Beyond Quebec City

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Folk music at a sugar shack in Quebec

Cabanes à Sucre: A Guide to Quebec Sugar Shacks

Quebec sugar shacks bring to mind red and white gingham tablecloths, wrought iron wood stoves, bearded men in red and black lumberjack plaid jackets, and lively folk music. The cabin…

Hôtel Place d'Armes in Montreal - Best hotels in Old Montreal

Hotel Place d’Armes in Old Montreal

A short walk from Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal stands Hôtel Place d’Armes, a dazzling boutique hotel in Old Montreal. Its neoclassical façade dazzles, but the true beauty is inside where…

Tadoussac - Day Trips from Quebec City

10 Best Day Trips from Quebec City!

If you’re searching for day trips from Quebec City to help fill out your travel itinerary, then I have ten suggestions for you that will take your breath away!

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