A shiny new way to see Montreal

Occasionally, here at The Travel Society, we have opportunity to go to some pretty lovely places. One recent invitation had us heading to Montréal for a five-star spa weekend getaway. This luxurious experience was at Hôtel le Crystal, located right in the heart of the business  district, kitty-corner from the Bell Centre. Our weekend getaway … Read more

A short adventure in Quebec’s Eastern Townships

Story and photos by Helen Hewetson This past summer I was invited to explore Quebec’s Eastern Townships for a few days with a group of journalists. Of course I accepted in a flash: this land of English-speakers has long intrigued me. A holdout region in a sea of Francophones – the notion vaguely reminded me … Read more

Winter In Québec

Winter In Québec

by Ann Wallace I really wanted to put that photograph of Québec City’s Ice Hotel on our cover this month.  If we can’t or choose not to go away, winter is a reality we Canadians have to face and although in our hearts we know that it’s usually terribly cold, that driving can be hazardous … Read more

It’s a Winter Wonderland in Québec

story and photos by Ann Wallace Canadians fall into two distinct camps when it comes to planning a winter getaway.  There are those – understandably – who wish to escape winter’s wrath in the warmth of Mexico or a Caribbean island.  And then there are those who think a few hours swooshing down the slopes … Read more