bagels and the subway: the same but oh, so different

On our second day in Montreal, we decided to venture a little farther away from the hotel. I had heard good things about a neighborhood called Le Plateau-Mont-Royal and about a bagel place called the St. Viateur Café. Montreal has an underground metro system so we checked out the map and decided on a route. [...]


bitterly cold, but beautiful

Our first full day in Montreal began with a delicious breakfast at our hotel. And it was free! Complete with lattes, espresso…whatever kind of coffee you wanted! After breakfast, Lyle and I headed out to the Centre d’histoire de Montreal (Old Montreal History Museum). The museum showcases the history of the city and is located [...]

be here now

As I write this, I’m sitting on a train that’s rolling through upstate New York, about three hours into the eleven-hour journey from New York City to Montreal. It’s is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time; to go to Montreal and to go by train. And even though I’m checking something off [...]