The Grand Detour of 2019 | Montreal in Small Plates

When we were in Montreal, we made it our mission go visit small plates style bars around the city. We wanted to do small plates style so that we could order various small plates and share the food. This worked out quite well; we were able to enjoy the place, the food, and the drinksContinue reading “The Grand Detour of 2019 | Montreal in Small Plates”

The Grand Detour of 2019 | Old Montreal + Mount Royal

We went to Montreal over a long weekend. It’s a 1.5 hour flight away from Toronto, and it’s in the part of Canada where everyone speaks French. (They also speak English, so I got by.) We stayed in Old Montreal, so the touristy places (and numerous coffee shops and restaurants) were within walking distance. IContinue reading “The Grand Detour of 2019 | Old Montreal + Mount Royal”

The Grand Detour of 2019 | Casa Loma

It only took four trips to Toronto and numerous occasions of passing by Casa Loma until I finally made it inside. Casa Loma is a castle in midtown Toronto and was previously an affluent family’s residence. There’s a fee to enter the castle (which I feel is worth it considering the upkeep required for theContinue reading “The Grand Detour of 2019 | Casa Loma”