The Ultimate Montreal Travel Guide For First Time Travelers

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Montreal is one of the most beautiful and vibrant French-speaking city in Kanada. The city is home to some of the most famous historic structure, with unusual activities sights, sounds, and activities which you can witness all year round. Once you’ve gotten your Kanada Visa, Montreal is the first place you should go. We’ve already summed up all the things you need to know, to make your visit to the beautiful city memorable.

The Best Time to Visit The City

Montreal and Kanada, in general, is beautiful all year round which is why you don’t have to worry about getting your ETA Kanada at a specific period. However, if you want to maximize your visit, it’s essential that you know what season it is and if it’s favorable to you.

  • March to June – If you want your visit to be intimate, visit during the Spring season because there are fewer tourists around this time.
  • June to September – If you want to fill your days with celebrations and festivals, summer is the best time to visit.
  • September to November – If you want a picturesque view of Kanada, come during fall season and marvel at the beautiful changing leaves.

Best Place For First Timers to Stay In

Regardless of where you choose to stay, Montreal will always have a perfect place for you. Here are some of the areas which are best for first timers to keep in:

  • Old Montreal – This is where tourists go for the first time, and the locals can guide you around.
  • Downton – This is the business district of Montreal, and is pretty convenient since its relatively close to old Montreal.

Places You Shouldn’t Forget to Visit

Walking around Montreal can automatically transport you to a different world. The city boasts if beautiful buildings and architectures, a combination of influences from its former colonizers. You’ll start noticing the beautiful contrasting between the old and modern architecture and begin to appreciate how it’s well maintained until today.

Here are some of the best places you need to visit before leaving the city:

  • Bonsecours Market – This architecture featured a beautiful greek and Roman-inspired design and was completed in 1847.
  • Mary Queen of The World Cathedral – Your Kanada ETA can bring you to the replica of the Vatican’s Saint Peter’s Basilica. The interior is just as beautiful and mesmerizing.
  • Saint Paul Street – This is the most iconic street in Old Montreal’s, and there are several boutiques and galleries which you can visit to understand the City’s history.

Indulge in Delicious French Cuisine

On your first day in Montreal, you’ll begin noticing that the city speaks predominantly French. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to you then, that the city boasts some of the most delicious and authentic French cuisines. If your taste buds are looking for a new adventure, say no more because the city of Montreal will give you that satisfaction.

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6 Best Coffee Shops in Toronto

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For travelers who are coffee lovers, finding a good coffee shop in a foreign country is a magical moment. Toronto, in particular, is home to some of the most amazing cafés which will not only satisfy your caffeine needs but also fill up your Instagram feed with all the aesthetics from the cafe’s incredible interiors to creatively made latte art.

Here are six best coffee shops, in no particular order, that you should check out when you visit Toronto.

  1. For a Latte: Fika Café

 In Swedish, Fika as a verb means “to go out for coffee,” and as a noun means “coffee break.” This Scandinavian-style coffee shop is situated in a pretty blue house in the heart of Kensington Market.

The unique coffee shop has a Scandinavian-inspired interior with a feature wall decorated with pages of old books. It is the perfect place to read a book all while enjoying your lush lattes, crave-worthy cappuccinos, and perfect pour-overs – not to mention the aesthetically pleasing spaces inside the shop that you should not miss to have your photographs taken.

Before you visit this place, make sure that you have secured an ETA Kanada especially if you are traveling to Canada from a visa-exempt country. If you haven’t applied for it yet, visit the Kanada ETA website to have your ETA application processed smoothly and efficiently.

  1. For a Mocha: Dineen Coffee Company

Dineen is one of the most elegant coffee shops in Toronto, with its soaring ceilings, an ornate tile floor, an arty chandelier, and a vintage-feeling wood counter – bringing you to the pavement cafes in Europe.

Dineen’s must-try mocha, made with their very own decadent chocolate ganache, as well as their other variants of coffee drinks are served with a slice of sophistication, making this coffee shop one of the best in Toronto. So, get that ETA Canada as soon as possible and do not miss the chance to experience this coffee haven.

  1. For an Espresso: Odin Café + Bar

 Located in Corktown, an old neighborhood in Toronto, Odin Café and Bar is well known not only for its espresso but its geometric mod decoration and sculptural interiors as well. This spacious coffee shop is the perfect place to get your caffeine fix in the morning and take a sip of a Pinot glass at night. Aside from their espresso, one of their must-tries is the almond milk mocha, made with a shot of their homemade chocolate sauce and almond milk.

  1. For a Cappuccino: Sam James Coffee Bar

 Sam James has five locations in Toronto, dotted around #the6ix. The coffee shop is decorated in all black and white with tiled floors and an artistic wall of photos, contributing to the overall clean-cut and minimalistic look of the cafe.

Although, with only a few bar stools and a bench, their strong, well-made coffee, including their must-try cappuccino, makes them as one of the best coffee shops in Toronto.

  1. For a Dairy-free Coffee: Quantum Coffee

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5 Baggage Safe Tips When Traveling

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Hi, bro! There is nothing more fun than taking a walk to enjoy the cool natural air of Indonesia. Especially when we were occupied for five days with office affairs that seemed endless.
When the weekend arrives, it feels like you are free from the bustle of the world and you start to set a holiday agenda to fill your weekend enjoying the beauty of nature,
whether it’s beaches, mountains, or just enjoying rural air.
often friends or mimin themselves are worried about baggage security when traveling to tourist destinations that are the destination. Isn’t that right?
Because of the departure on the weekend, of course the airport is very crowded by those who also want to have a weekend.

The risk of exchanging luggage or something else becomes a burden of thought and a lot of anxiety for travelers, especially those who are beginners and inexperienced.
It could be a weekend plan to fall apart if our luggage is exchanged. God forbid, bro.
Well, to avoid things like that, here you will give you safe baggage tips when traveling. read it? and shared so that family, relatives, friends of friends jaggers
you know.
yuk, without strings attached …

#tips 1. Go to the airport earlier!
The goal is certainly clear, to get the first queue, or avoid a queue that is too long, automatically airport officers will be aware and zero mistakes for
secure the luggage / luggage we carry. o
ther than that, also consider sob for morning or night departure schedules. if mimin still prefer the unfortunate hehe.

#tips 2 Take advantage of GPS Suitcase Sophistication

Sob, the new Mimin found out that there was a suitcase that was equipped with GPS technology, we should take advantage of this technology, bro.
of course this is very easy when our baggage is exchanged or lost. the suitcase is equipped with
software that can be installed on smart phones, friends. make it easy, isn’t it?

#tips 3 Marking Your Suitcase Sob

Maybe if you want to mark this suitcase, it’s no stranger to your friend, yappps … understand, bro, the luggage is on your own, so you have to have a little energy to spend
to mark suitcase suitcases uniquely, can be with ribbons, pieces of cloth, pins, or in the box … (that’s the choice of sob) which according to your friend the simplest can be implemented.
this makes it easy for airport officials to also take a look. be more aware, bro! so it’s fun to holiday buddy jaggers.

#tips 4 Prepare a Backup Bag.
Well, if the 4th tip is usually the mimin likes to forget to forget, bro, to prepare a spare bag. Its function is more to the important items that must be taken to the aircraft cabin so it is more comfortable to control
because from some airlines it is also permissible to carry bags into the cabin, provided that according to the rules, bro, don’t take it all.

#tips 5 Prepare travel
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