TORONTO Expresso in Little Italy, Kimchi in Koreatown, or tandoori chicken in Little India? The city offers a medley of flavours to world travellers. Street food was limited a few years ago, but today, it has gone more gourmet than hot dogs.
A 3 hour drive from Montreal is a city with the charm of Europe - Quebec City. This place is a treat for the eyes, with some beautiful architecture standing tall. It is well known for its quaint Old City, it’s grand winter festival, and gorgeous architecture. The highlight is the Chateau Frontenac, which overlooks the St. Lawrence river. Just outside of Quebec City, along the northern shore of the St Lawrence, it is worth stopping at Montmorency Falls - it is the highest waterfall in the province of Quebec and is a nice place to stretch the legs and walk around.
MONTREAL What’s Montreal without bagels, poutine, bagels, smoked meat sandwich, pâté chinois, and maple pie? Very hungry. The city is counted amongst those with the highest number of restaurants per capita.
A Walt Disney theatre, Oceaneer Club, a nursery and a youth club, kiddie pools, and Disney shops—the Disney Wonder cruise is loaded with fun activities for little ones. You can board this cruise in June when it journeys from the bustling coastal city of Vancouver to the fjords of Alaska.Departure: Vancouver.Stopping at: Tracy Arm, Skagway, Juneau, and Ketchikan.When: Sevennight itinerary from June 26, 2017.Cost: US$2,051 upwards per person.ROYAL CARIBBEAN
Ottawa is the National Capital. It’s home to Parliament Hill, many national museums, the ByWard Market, the Rideau Canal and Rideau River, and the best Canada Day celebrations in the country. Lying on the banks of the Ottawa River, the capital is very charming and 'green'. Very relaxed and peaceful, Ottawa is the place to absorb the Canadian lifestyle. The locals are very warm and friendly.
The ship has entered Canadian waters overnight and I am thrilled to learn that we will be docking at Victoria, B.C. for the day. The capital of British Columbia, this gorgeous old city is also known as the city of gardens. I visit, first of all, two of the city’s most celebrated landmarks, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings and the Fairmont Empress hotel.
From downtown Kelowna, the Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park is a short 25 minute drive up into the surrounding hillside through rolling vineyards and past several amazing lookout points. The road is partially paved, while the last eight kilometers are grated dirt road and quite rugged. As such, a vehicle with a higher clearance is recommended (our SUV worked well). Although we did see many cars make the trip, slower driving is a must to ensure you don’t bottom out on some of the bigger potholes. As for signage, the road is clearly marked with blue signs directing visitors to the Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park and making navigation simple.
This city is not to be missed with amazing culture, food, and activities to keep you entertained. Cross over into Canada to explore the outdoor activities and sophisticated amenities of a world-class city. Spend a few days exploring this coastal seaport relaxing at Stanley Park or its beautiful beaches. Take a leisurely stroll through Gas town boost, check out Grouse Mountain with lumberjack shows and a multitude of activities from zip lining to paragliding.