Day Trip to Mont-Tremblant

Located in the Lautentian Mountains of Quebec, the village of Mont-Tremblant is practically a winter wonderland. With fresh snow covering the European style buildings and cobblestone streets, almost everyday for at least three months of the year, it’s pretty much a scene out of a fairytale. The city is home to two main urban centres, one within its world famous ski resort and another in the neighbourhood of Saint-Jovite. During my trip to Montreal over winter break, my parents and I went on a quick half a day trip up to Mont-Tremblant. In this post I’ll be writing about my short time there! 

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Neighbourhood Guide: Old Montréal

One of the oldest urban areas in North America, Old Montréal has a certain character and charm that is different from the rest of the city. This area, home to the beginnings of Montreal, dates all the way back to the discovery of Canada by the French. It is a major tourist attraction, being one of the most popular neighbourhoods in the city. With easily walkable and photogenic cobblestone streets, the stunning architecture of buildings blends well with the modern shops within them. Notre-Dame Basilica, Vieux-Port, Place Jacques-Cartier, and Place d’Armes are just some of the most well known monuments in the area. In this post, I’ll be giving you the ultimate guide to Old Montréal, showing you all the best spots and activities to do in the neighbourhood. 

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A Guide to Avalon, Catalina Island

Avalon, the only incorporated city on Catalina Island, is one of the prettiest towns in all of California. Located on one the most well known Channel Island, it is the southernmost city in the Los Angeles county. The city is barely eight square kilometres, giving it a very local and cozy atmosphere. Despite its population of only a few thousand, Avalon attracts about a million visitors per year. Its main street has tons of vibrant and colourful shopfronts, with a backdrop of soaring mountains and a romantic harbour. In this post I’ll be sharing my complete guide to Catalina’s unofficial capital, with info on everything you’d need to know about the town before visiting.

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Most Photogenic Spots on Catalina Island

Catalina Island, a rocky island off the coast of Southern California, is one of the Channel Islands of the state. Its main city, Avalon, is a romantic seaside and lively town. Easily reachable by ferry, from a few select ports on the California coast, this island is a very popular and relaxing get away destination. Throughout the beautiful island, there are tons of amazing photoworthy and photogenic spots. In this post, I’ll be writing about five of those that are perfect for a photoshoot!

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Best Autumn Travel Destinations

Autumn is many people’s favourite season of the year, due to its relaxing and cozy vibes. With stunning natural scenery, beautiful autumn foliage, and comfortable temperatures, this time of the year is one of the best to travel. You can escape the crowds and heat of summer, as well as avoid the cold and holidays of the winter! In this post I’ll be writing about seven spots that each make for the perfect fall travel destination, each for their own specific and unique reasons.

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