IF YOU ARE COMING FROM ANOTHER PART OF THE WORLD AND ARE PLANNING TO VISIT QUEBEC IN THE WINTER..BRING A REALLY WARM HAT. AS I DISCOVERED THE FIRST YEAR I CAME TO QUEBEC..YOU REALLY NEED A HAT. ESP... more
Even though Quebec is very much a tourist-orientated city, it is still a working city. As such it has its residential neighbourhoods, which, despite being in the city centre, are just that little bit... more
Hello everyone, I live in Quebec City and I can assure you that this city is 100% safe, absolutely everywhere and at anytime, day or night. Of course, there is certain areas that are not as pleasant... more
... It's a joke ! "Wo" was the call french canadian used to use for stopping horses...some years ago.
More seriously, the trafic sign are pretty similar to those you will see in United States.
I found the North American fixation on ‘near-mandatory’ tipping curious at best. Where I live staff are paid legislated minimum wages and tipping is not expected, though ‘rounding up’ is reasonably... more
About tax refunds in Quebec: GET TO AIRPORT EARLY! To get tax refunds, you need to pass by the custom bureau before (in Dorval, it's in the arrival floor to the right of the elevators) so that the... more
My love affair with Quebec City dates back to 1995, when I moved there to study English literature at Laval University. I immediately fell in love with this charming historic city, and have lived here...
On the occasion of a visit from England by my wife's sister, we decided to take her to Quebec City for a little exploration (late-May, 2005). For once, we did not have the best weather one could hope...
Quebec City is the only fortified city remaining north of Mexico. The old town was designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. The city was built on the cliff beside the St. Lawrence River...