Google+ Travel | Travel & Happiness I by Jenn Smith Nelson - Part 4

Countdown to Montréal: Habitat 67 – Moshe Safdie’s residential landmark

It started as a pilot project for Israeli/Canadian architect Moshe Safdie but once created, Habitat 67 became an instant architectural landmark. The buildings were the subject of Safdie’s master thesis and built as one of the 90 pavilions for Montréal’s Read on! →

Countdown to Montreal: Market Bonsecours and the Montreal Clock Tower

Last summer, I sat at La Champagnerie sipping a glass of bubbly alongside one of my closest girlfriends, a native Montrealer. I couldn’t help but take notice of the stunning neo-Classical style building across the street and even stepped out Read on! →

Guest Post: North of 60

Does anyone remember that TV show? I had forgotten about it until I recently crossed the 60th parallel and saw souvenirs to that effect. Just over a month ago a friend and I crossed that ‘invisible line’ as we began Read on! →

Guest post: Six of the best for families in The 6ix

While Drake might have done a lot to help elevate Toronto’s profile, there’s plenty of cool places for families to explore in “The 6ix.” Here’s six in The 6ix this crack team of travellers and Toronto locals (Conan, 11 and Read on! →

Saint Lawrence River

Countdown to Montréal: Saint Lawrence River

Montréal’s mighty Saint Lawrence River is a landmark both quintessential in Canadian history and intrinsically linked to the city’s culture, health, beauty and livelihood. French explorer Jacques Cartier was the first European to visit the Saint Lawrence River and to Read on! →