Pamela MacNaughtan

Hello, I'm Pamela! I'm a travel and food writer, chocolat chaud addict, an anglophone who prefers life in Quebec. When I'm not working on Urban Guide Quebec, I am writing about Quebec City, travelling, updating guidebooks, and writing freelance! There's a good chance I'm planning my next Quebec road trip, got tips?
best neighbourhoods in ottawa

The Best Neighbourhoods in Ottawa

The best neighbourhoods in Ottawa are filled with music, art, theatre, delicious food, museums, and luscious green spaces. They are the heart and soul of Ottawa.

Things to do in Ottawa

101 Things to Do in Ottawa

There are a lot of exciting things to do in Ottawa, and most of them have nothing to do with the government (ha!). Here are 101 things to get you started!

Getting Around Ottawa

Getting Around Ottawa

Getting around Ottawa is not difficult, but may take a little planning, depending on where you stay and the things you want to do. Here are some tips and tricks.

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…

Where to stay in Ottawa: Fairmont Château Laurier

Where to Stay in Ottawa

There are several places to stay in Ottawa, many of which are in the ByWard Market and Downtown neighbourhoods. Here are 14 places to stay in Ottawa!

Le Capitole Hôtel in Quebec City

5-Star Luxury at Le Capitole Hôtel

Le Capitole Hôtel is one of three 5-star hotels in Quebec City, steps away from Old Quebec. A luxurious getaway in one of Canada’s most romantic cities.

things to do in rimouski

13 Things To Do in Rimouski

Finding things to do in Rimouski is not tough if you’re a lover of outdoor adventures or if you’re a food-centric traveller like myself. Rimouski is one of those destinations…

Where to stay in Rimouski

Where to Stay: Rimouski Hotels

Planning a trip to Rimouski is always a good idea. It’s a vivacious city, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and foodies alike. Rimouski resides along Route 132, along the shores of…

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Quebec Holiday Gift Guide

Supporting small businesses, local artisans and producers is something I love to do, especially in Quebec where we are fortunate to have an abundance of artisans and producers. Supporting local…

review of hotel pur in saint-roch, quebe city

A Stay at Hotel Pur in Saint-Roch

In the trendy neighbourhood of Saint-Roch, Quebec City, Hotel PUR is a cozy boutique hotel close to restaurants, bars, and locally owned boutiques.