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Top things to do in Old Montreal

Danny Pavlopoulos
February 28, 2019
Montreal Tours

A friend looking for best things to do recommendations in Toronto last week posted her query publicly on Facebook. Another friend responded, “go to Union Station and take the train back to Montreal”. I died of laughter. The truth is, most of my friends would have the same get-out-of-there approach when I mention being in Old Montreal. While I agree Montreal’s best neighbourhoods are where the locals are, there are exactly that, locals, in the best spots of the historic district. While not 100% true, the city’s east and west dividing boulevard St. Laurent also splits up the old town from touristy to non-touristy. From I LOVE MTL t-shirt shops on the cobblestone and pedestrian eastern stretch of St. Paul street to the many legit […]


Things to do: Montreal’s Underground City

Danny Pavlopoulos
February 6, 2019

Last week during a bromantic evening with my bestie, we reached that deep conversation mode we generally do around beer number five. We were in the cozy comfort of our local craft beer den. It was an icy evening with temps “feeling like” the minus thirties and I was dreading the 15 minute walk home. We talked about our present lives, relationships, shrinks and everything in between. I was indifferent in saying that my winter was going well and I was in good spirits. I hadn’t really thought about how I was just generally happy this year and so far away from the depressed and slouching life I managed one year ago. He asked what it was I was doing right or what had changed. […]