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La Maison Jacquet:  A History of Aux Anciens Canadiens

La Maison Jacquet: A History of Aux Anciens Canadiens

“The first thing you need to know,” Serge said as he leaned across the counter, conspiratorially, “is that there is no ghost.” I had ducked into the red-roofed Aux Anciens Canadiens on a whim – caught in a sudden downpour right at supper time, it […]

First Impressions:  Solo in Old Quebec City

First Impressions: Solo in Old Quebec City

I arrived in Quebec City late at night, and I was quite concerned that getting a taxi and checking into my hotel were going to be a struggle, given my pitiful French. It actually went very well; my taxi driver spoke enough English to get […]

Roundup:  Seventeen Great Blogs About Quebec City

Roundup: Seventeen Great Blogs About Quebec City

As I am researching Quebec City for my upcoming trip, I am discovering what a range of options are on offer, from world-class restaurants for foodies to activities for families with kids, to adventure options like rock climbing. Here is a roundup of fantastic Quebec City blog posts highlighting the diversity of experiences available:

 

Debating about Quebec City as a destination?

Lille of Around The World L answers the question: Why Quebec City?

 

First-time visit to Quebec City? Here are some must-see attractions and need-to-know tips:

Pamela MacNaughtan posted this great first-timer’s guide on BootsnAll.

Kenton de Jong of Kenton de Jong Travel suggests eight highlights.

 

An street view of Old Quebec City, as part of a roundup of best Quebec City blog posts
Image used with permission – copyright Kenton de Jong of Kenton de Jong Travels

 

Only have a short time in Quebec? Check out these brief-stop itineraries:

For 24 hours (from Globetrotter Girls)

For 48 hours (from Sugar and Soul)

…or for three days (From Justin Plus Lauren)

 

Are you a foodie?  There are some great options for you:

Ten must-try restaurants from National Geographic’s Annie Fitzsimmons

Urban Guides Canada suggests you check out the Aboriginal cuisine at Wendake

Toni Dash from the Boulder Locavore has a travel guide with restaurant reviews to help you plan your foodie trip.

 

A beautifully presented steak, from a roundup of best Quebec City blog posts
Image courtesy of Toni Dash | BoulderLocavore.com

 

Are you heading to Quebec City with kids?  Here’s a couple of child-friendly guides:

From Travel With Bender:  Quebec City In Summer With Kids

and from Family Travel Magazine:  Things to Do in Quebec City with Kids.

 

Or a maybe you’re a coffee lover? Ayngelina from Bacon Is Magic has you covered with a rundown of the best cafes in Quebec City.

 

A photo of a red coffee mug - used as part of a roundup of the best blog posts about Quebec City
Used with permission – copyright Ayngelina Brogan of Bacon Is Magic

 

Do you have a sweet tooth?  Marie Asselin at Trip Savvy suggests these ten bakeries.

 

Are you planning to go in the winter? Here are some winter guides:

From The Planet D:  Beautiful Quebec City, A Winter Wonderland.

From Globe Guide:  10 Unforgettable Activities to Enjoy in Quebec City.

From Daily Dream 360: What You Need To Know About The Quebec City Toboggan Ride.

 

 

A photo from teh top of the toboggan ride in Quebec City from the roundup of best blog posts about Quebec City
Used with permission – copyright Sharon Mendelaoui, DailyDream360.com

 

If you’re into adrenaline, Travel Yes Please’s Rhonda Krause even suggests a climbing adventure on Montmorency Falls.

 

Really, whatever it is that you’re looking for, there’s a good chance you will be able to find it in Quebec City – from fabulous food to great photography, hiking to yoga, you don’t have to search very hard. I think my biggest challenge for this trip is going to be narrowing my options, and the enticing options in these blog posts aren’t helping that one bit!

Trip Planning: Quebec City, Canada

Trip Planning: Quebec City, Canada

So…Quebec City…in May…Yay!   I am really excited about this trip. My only real apprehension is about my French – while I can read a menu and ask for a bathroom, my pronunciation is poor (okay, terrible), to the point that one waiter in Paris […]

Next Destination:  Quebec City, Canada

Next Destination: Quebec City, Canada

I’m going to Quebec!   I have signed up for the Women In Travel Summit (#WITS18) – a conference that is being held in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada in May 2018. I will be staying a few extra days to check out Quebec City…obviously! Quebec […]