Tag Archives: Quebec City

Why I Love Quebec & You Should Too!

Located throughout this french Canadian region are a thriving people that have fought for their culture. The french Canadians are truly one of Canada’s brighter shades of colours, with decadent food, a thriving arts scene, a passion for history, and all things fun. While tensions between the french and the english have seen waves in […]

Discovering Canada By Train with VIA Rail

Up until now, most of my travels across Canada have been done by campervan, car, bus, and countless long and boring flights. While I’ve been fortunate to see some of the most incredible sights that this massive nation has to offer, it always felt like I was missing something, like the journeys I had taken […]

The Best Poutine I’ve Ever Had – Chez Ashton’s in Quebec City

I eat a fair amount of poutine. Not like daily or anything, that would be dangerous. Foolish even. (Plus poutine goes right to my thighs) To me, poutine is something you indulge in every once in a while. A brief meal (typically enjoyed inebriated) to remind you and those around you about your thoughts on […]

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T’ire D’érable – Why aren’t you everywhere?

One of my fondest memories of taking french immersion was back in Grade 4 or 5. I was living in Saskatchewan and we had a teacher intern from Quebec who was sharing french culture to classrooms throughout the school. Most of us moaned at the thought of learning about anything cultural. That was until she […]

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A Weekend in Quebec City for Red Bull Crashed Ice

Crashed Ice has sparked my curiosity for years. The speed and grace of hockey, the agility of ski cross, and the obstacle course like adrenaline rush you would only expect to find in a military training facility. Quebec City was no fluke choice destination for this event, it’s narrow streets and steep hills make it seem […]

Crashed Ice is Coming Back to Quebec, and this Hoser’s checking it out!

It’s getting to that time again in the winter season when athletes from around the world (30 nations!) compete in what can only be described as one of those most awesome sports ever created! These athletes come from all walks of life. Professional BMXers, Skateboarders, Speed Skaters, and Hockey players strap on their pads, and […]