Posts Categorized: Canada

Visit Montréal – The City of a Hundred Steeples

The city of Montréal occupies a land area of 431 square kilometres and thus it becomes one of the juggernauts of its parent country (Canada). With a population of over 1.6 million, it is the most populous city in Quebec (the French-speaking eastern state) and the second-most populous municipality in Canada. The population density within… Read more »

Visit Vancouver – The City of Glass

You might wonder why we’ve called Vancouver “The City of Glass”. Well, the answer is simple: it wasn’t us! The nickname hearkens back to Douglas Coupland’s book of the same name. Coupland associated Vancouver with that name due to its numerous glass-covered buildings. While this reflects nothing but elegance, it is not the only trick… Read more »

Visit Ottawa – The Land of Contrasts

There are many things that one might say about Ottawa but nothing compares to the untruth of its local nickname: Bytown. When you call something a ‘bytown’, you inadvertently imply that it is the subordinate of something or that it is unimpressive. Ottawa, however, proves its powerful ability to contradict history and shines as one… Read more »

Visit Toronto – The Big Smoke

Dubbed “The Big Smoke” by the famous writer Allan Fotheringham, Toronto is, without question, one of the most beautiful and prosperous cities of North America. Boasting with a metropolitan population of nearly 6 million people, it is the most populous city of Canada. Located in the humid continental climate zone, Toronto’s temperatures tend to fluctuate… Read more »

Niagara

Is Niagara Just About the Falls? Niagara is a part of the Canadian province of Ontario. It is most well-known for the incredible natural landmark that is Niagara Falls. Often touted as one of the natural wonders of the world, this impressive waterfall sees the Niagara River fall over 50 meters. However, although the Falls… Read more »