Memory lapse… have you experienced this?

Some people just don't like being told they made a mistake, or that they forgot to do something - something that was supposed to have been done (not necessarily earth-shatteringly important, but nevertheless discussed enough to merit a second thought). They also dislike being reminded about things that need to be done by them (but … Continue reading Memory lapse… have you experienced this?

Rushing for the subway…

Let's go... go, go, go! Take the Honore Beaugrand subway from Peel (off Rue Sherbrooke); change at Berri UQAM; hop onto the orange line towards Cote-Vertu, get off at Sq. Victoria. Walk south west towards Old Montreal - the cobble-stone city... visit the Notre Dame basilica... walk down the St Lawrence River promenade... oh, let's … Continue reading Rushing for the subway…

Indeed, a jewel in the heart of Vieux-Quebec… Jaro!

Check in, to check them out... you won't want to check out from the Palace Royal! We really enjoyed our stay at Les Hotels Jaro's finest; just a short walk down Rue St-Jean across from Old Quebec, and from the Parliament building, on Avenue Honore-Mercier. (Gee, how do I put the French accents on the … Continue reading Indeed, a jewel in the heart of Vieux-Quebec… Jaro!

Quebec City, the provenance of French civilization in North America

Rich in history, heritage, culture, and "the city of a 1000 attractions", Quebec City, founded in 1608, celebrates its 400th anniversary this year. Kebec - the place where the river narrows - was the first French settlement in North America, founded on July 3, 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. With so much to see, even … Continue reading Quebec City, the provenance of French civilization in North America