Legendary. Historic architecture. Impressive in size. Majestic stone towers and grand copper turrets that resemble a magic castle from a fairy-tale. Magnificent location on a high bluff overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Elegant and luxurious rooms that have hosted royalty, world leaders, and movie stars for over a century. The indisputable symbol of Québec City.… Read More
The heart of Québec City is Vieux-Québec (the Old City). It’s divided between Haute-Ville (Upper Town) and Basse-Ville (Lower Town). The former is home to a lot of the city’s most famous sites—like the majestic Château Frontenac, Terrasse Dufferrin (Boardwalk) and more—while the latter, once home to dilapidated warehouses, is now filled with boutique hotels, trendy shops,… Read More
L’Épicerie J.A. Moisan: A Historic Jewel of Québec City
In my last edition of Petit World, many of you guessed correctly that I’m visiting Québec City, one of oldest and most picturesque settlements in North America. It’s certainly one of the most beautiful and historic cities I’ve ever visited. Wandering the streets of Vieux-Québec (Old City) is like exploring a provincial capital in Europe—a pleasurable… Read More
Petit World: What City is This?
I’m on the move again. This time to one of the most romantic cities in the world. Walking down cobblestone streets and stopping in small shops that sell everything from antiques and art to artisanal cheese and pastries, this romantic city seduces from first view. Hint: Filled with European sensibility and old world charm, fortress walls still encase… Read More