Monthly Archives: July 2015
This is my hood! Station Côte-Vertu is the major entry point into Saint-Laurent, one of the most diverse areas in Canada. Step out of the station and you will see Chinese, Lebanese, Italians, Haitians and countless other ethnic groups. This diversity is expressed in all the businesses around the station and makes for an amazingly
To be quite honest, I was expecting a nice calm 48 hours in Toronto. Flying in directly from Paris on an 11am flight (we were up at 6am Paris time) I thought me and Matteo would be doing a lot of sleeping, seeing an old friend and not much else-I couldn’t have been more wrong.
A definite kid favourite in Toronto, Ripley’s Aquarium was the first place Matteo wanted to go see here. The great thing about this place is you can spend so much time wandering, playing, exploring around and it never gets boring. This is the second time we visited and it was still as fresh and exciting as our
The worst thing about Paris is that every damn street is more beautiful than the last! A nice problem to have perhaps but it makes it quite a feat to try and capture that beauty, whether it be in photos or in words. So here I am, trying to describe to you that feeling I
In the middle of the 5th Arrondissement you will find this amazing greenspace called the Jardin des Plantes that comprises a zoo, museum, botanical gardens and enough paths to keep you and the kids occupied all day! The first stop in the Jardin des Plantes is La Zoo du Jardin des Plantes. I am not the
The much loved Musée d’Orsay is a top destination for tourists and art lovers from all over the world. Located a pleasant 20 min walk from where we are staying, it is also easily accessible by metro, stop name: Musée d’Orsay, bien sûr! Here are my top picks from the Museum: