Québec: Bretzel & Compagnie, Saint-Léonard

This morning Kate & I got up early and took a quick drive to the northern Montréal suburb of Saint-Léonard to check out Bretzel & Compagnie. Montréal is famous for their bagels, so when I heard that I could get pretzel bagels I couldn’t resist. What is a pretzel bagel? Everything you could ever hope for. Crispy on the outside, moist and fluffy…
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Québec: Domaine Saint-Bérnard

For our second day in La Belle Province, we left the resort village of Mont Tremblant and headed to Domaine Saint-Bernard. This place is the definition of a winter wonderland. Walking in, you’re greeted with crackling fire pits and mugs of hot soup and cocoa. They’ve got routes for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing, with all the equipment you…
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Québec: Morning in Mont-Tremblant

After New Year’s I packed up and headed north to one of my favourite places – Québec. The province is shamefully void of tourists this time of year. Sure, it’s cold. But what I love most about the Québecois is that rather than fighting the winter, they embrace it in all of it’s snow peaked glory. The entire province is…
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Upper Peninsula: It’s Always Sunny in Keewenaw

On our last day in the Keewenaw Peninsula we awoke to blue skies and bright, golden sunshine. I was shocked at how different the area seemed with just a bit of light. Lake Superior was immediately transformed from grey and moody to a wild spectrum of deep blue shades. On the drive down the peninsula, you’ll find lots of great roadside…
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Upper Peninsula: Beauty and the Grey Beast

At the end of Brockway Mountain Drive, you’ll hit the sleepy town of Copper Harbor. If you wanted to go any further north, you’d have to take a boat. The area is surrounded by lush evergreen forests and pebble beaches, perfect for spending the day exploring. The overcast sky complimented the blue-grey water of Lake Superior, added drama the already moody atmosphere. We…
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