Fairmont Chateau Laurier

by Neilia Sherman I arrived in Ottawa, Canada‚Äôs capital city, after having traveled for four hours from Toronto by Via Rail. My mission was to check out the famous Ottawa Tulip Festival as well as take in some of the city's sights and sounds - all while staying at the fabulous Fairmont Chateau Laurier. The … Continue reading Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Montreal – A Taste of Europe

by Neilia Sherman Why go to all the way to Europe when you can visit North America's most European city, Montreal? The cafes, the food, the shopping, the locals who parlez en Francais, it is all here, but with just enough of a Canadian slant that you know you are in the province of Quebec. … Continue reading Montreal – A Taste of Europe

Le Saint-Sulpice Hotel – Montreal

On a recent trip to Quebec, I stayed at Le Saint-Sulpice, a new ultra-modern boutique hotel in Old Montreal, which bills itself as an urban resort. The hotel has a wonderful ambience, with plenty of exposed stonework and dark wood in the welcoming lobby. Its location in the old walled town, one of the few … Continue reading Le Saint-Sulpice Hotel – Montreal