Food tourism

Watching Million Pound Menu one of the potential investors used the phrase food tourism so it got me thinking. I haven’t travelled anywhere specifically for the food ….but I  have travelled somewhere plenty of times where I have experienced food heaven…..here are my potential destinations for some food tourism either for the food or the location….perhaps you can […]

Air Canada’s En Route magazine

Reading the March edition gave me a trip back in time on two accounts, firstly seeing an advertisement for The Keg  my absolute fave restaurant in Montreal and an article about Buffy Saint Marie…… who sang the Soldier Blue soundtrack. A film somewhat brutal and a shockingly truthful (I believe) tale of another time. I learned about […]

Out in the ‘burbs ~ St Bruno, Montreal.

Got to see a little bit more of Montreal than expected when we met up with friends Iris and Ken on a recent trip to Montreal. They showed us home and home for them is the lovely suburb of St Bruno which is about a fifteen minute drive from Longeuil last stop on the Yellow metro line. […]

7 reasons to visit Montreal in the winter.

1 First reason has to be the chance to glimpse some snow, for us British particularly based on the south coast we rarely see it and if we do it’s the odd smattering which doesn’t hang around too long. Last month The Grey Traveller was lucky enough to experience enough snow to Christmas Card every view from […]

The Two Best Bars in Down Town Montreal

The two best bars in Montreal are the quaintly old fashioned  Dominion Taverne and the trendy upscale  Je Suis Enfant Terrible. Those of you that regularly read The Grey Traveller know that I love a tall building especially when visiting a new city. It’s the ideal way to get the lay of the land, to understand the shape […]