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Review: Hotel La Ferme

It's called "The Farm" but this upscale four star hotel, tucked in the charming village of Baie-Saint-Paul, is anything but rustic. With clean, straight lines and five ultra modern pavilions situated within the hotel grounds, Hotel La Ferme is a time traveler's delight while still rooted in old world charm. You won't find farm animals [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:40+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Canada, Lodging, Quebec, Spa|

Hotel in La Malbaie, Charlevoix Quebec

Looking for relaxation and good food in the Charlevoix region of Quebec? I recently discovered Auberge des 3 Canards in La Malbaie, Canada. The inn has a unique history, dating back to 1892, with a United States connection. Auberge des 3 Canards photo © 2014 Nancy D. Brown In 1892, Madam Lucy Connnely, [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:42+00:00 December 12th, 2014|Canada, Lodging, Quebec|

Le Manoir Richelieu, Charlevoix, Canada

Winter, spring, summer, fall, Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu has it all. It may sound cliche, but it's true. My visit to this castle on the cliff was timed to coincide with the leaves changing color in the Charlevoix region of Québec. I would have been just as happy to explore this grand hotel in the [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:43+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Canada, Lodging|

Charlevoix, Canada: Things to Do

Are you visiting Charlevoix for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, Canada. Situated within a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Charlevoix region is a unique nature area including parts of the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River and [...]

2017-08-24T08:35:56+00:00 November 21st, 2014|Canada, Quebec, Things To See and Do|

Hotel Review: Fairmont Frontenac

I had not yet set foot in historic Old Quebec, when I was warmly greeted by a Fairmont Hotel representative on Twitter, a social media platform. That's the kind of customer service I have come to expect from Fairmont Hotels, and my stay at Château Frontenac was no exception. Bellmen welcomed me on a drizzly, [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:48+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Canada, Lodging, Quebec|

Learning History in Quebec City, Canada

The Plains of Abraham, Québec City When I travel with my children, I like to make sure there's some educational element included - whether it's learning about plants and animals, history, or culture. On our recent family trip to Québec City, my kids learned more about the history of Québec  and Canada than I [...]

2017-06-26T07:37:16+00:00 July 24th, 2013|Canada, Quebec|