Travel With Interesting People is all about…well…meeting interesting travelers! We are excited to partner with HireNurses.com and curate a Canadian getaway in Montreal, a cultural hub and major Metropolitan city. We have 5 reasons why would should join us in our Food and Wine Getaway!
We will have you convinced to check out further details and book!
1. Experience French-Canadian Culture.
Montreal is not only the 8th largest city in North America, but it is also the second largest French speaking city in the world, after Paris! it is true that the popular downtown area is filled with bilingual civilians, but we will venture into Old Town Montreal and search for the local experience.
2. Foodie Heaven!
Fact: Montreal has the second highest number of restaurants per capita in North America (after New York City). That is a TON of options! Taste traditional French cuisine or dabble in the multicultural cuisines of this diverse city. This trip offers a feast of gourmet tastes and portions fit for the Prime Minister at a local Dunham Winery surrounded with views fit for a coffee table book.
3. Get Your Wine Snob On.
TWIP will have your wine knowledge fluent by the end of this trip with a wine tasting class in the Eastern Township’s wine country. Quebec has an cool climate that is perfect for making ice wines and late harvest wines. These Canadian specialties contain a higher sugar content that are enjoyed as an aperitif or with dessert.
4. Shop Till You Drop!
Did you know that Montreal has a city underneath the city? The Underground City is a maze of tunnels and shops that covers more than 18 miles. You can enjoy meandering in small boutiques or indulge in high-end designer brands.
5. Festivals of All Kinds.
Montreal is well-known for hosting a plethora of electric festivals including international events filled with beer, jazz, and fireworks. We will take you the stunning Botanical Gardens for the “Gardens of Light” and “Lanterns Festival!” Wander with friends in the Japanese gardens and marvel at the colors and contrasts of authentic lanterns. You also have a chance to go to The Tam-Tams! The Tam-Tams a party in the park complete with dancing hippies, drum circles, and wide-eyed vendors on Mont-Royal every Sunday afternoon.