In-the-know spots for a visit to Québec’s cultural capital.
Not all visitors to Montréal know that Québec’s largest city – located at the confluence of the Ottawa and Saint Lawrence rivers – sits on an island. But most seem to know, or at least have a sense, of another intriguing fact: “Montréal has the second-largest number of restaurants per capita in North America (after New York),” Virtuoso advisor Jessie Cassar says. “Montréal is a walkable, loveable city, and a year-round destination thanks to its easy public transportation and underground city system dubbed ‘the RESO’.”
From Vieux Montréal district’s cobblestone streets to the friendly, residential Verdun neighborhood, save this list of best places to eat, drink, and shop.
First-hand account by kiteboarding expert Valerie Vine from tckiteboarding.com.
What makes a vacation truly amazing? The answer may be in balancing the happiness of your “experiencing self” and “remembering self”. The primary goal of the experiencing self is increasing the number and duration of pleasurable moments during your vacation: think relaxing on the beach, getting a massage and a glass of champagne at sunset.Read More
Booking a vacation on your own, especially when COVID-19 is creating so much uncertainty, is not a great use of your time and money. Here are our top 7 reasons why you should book your next vacation with one of our travel advisors and save yourself some stress, money, and most importantly, time.Read More
Last September, I flew to the Pacific Northwest for an adventure at the Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort, a privately-owned escape deep in the heart of the stunning Chilcotin region of British Columbia, Canada. The six custom-built, luxury log homes are tucked away in the pines surrounding the pure, azure waters of Canada’s largest alpine lake.Read More
I’m passionate about adventure travel, naturally seeking out exotic and otherworldly destinations, and New Zealand has been near the top of my personal list for ages. When the time came to embark on my adventure, I chose our American Express preferred partner, Swain Destinations, as they are known for offering incredible vacation experiences with a special emphasis in the South Pacific as the founder, Ian Swain, is Australian. My personal adventure was incredibly educational. I learned first-hand all of the amazing itinerary options available to craft for any of my clients, from adventure-seeker to luxury cosmopolitan tourist. Read on to follow my winding journey through one of the most amazing countries in the southern hemisphere, New Zealand.Read More