May 24-26, 2016

Dominated by long hours of walking, eating, and sightseeing, my first ever Montréal visit was pretty exciting!

To begin with, per usual, I would pull out some fun facts ritual about the place I visited. Montréal is the provincial capital of Québec, Canada. Québec itself is one of some provinces—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, in Canada that has French as its official language. Bonjour!
Montréal itself is the world’s third largest Francophone city in the world after Paris and Kinshasa. However, don’t expect them to speak the same French as you know people do in Paris. They speak kinda differently, but it’s still French anyway. Psst! Actual people from France find their way of speaking… different..

If you get the chance to visit North America or be in other North American cities, you will notice a stark difference in Montréal. In Montréal (and Québec City, as far as I know), you will find a large portion of the city built in European style architecture. You’ve heard it right: when you’re in Québec (especially Montréal and Québec City) it makes you feel as if you’re in Europe. In addition to that, you can find dozens of historical places (slash buildings) all over the city. It’s a nice city indeed. Continue reading “Montréal”