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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|

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|