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{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

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{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

Recently whisked away to the beautiful city of montréal, a captivating place overflowing with arts & culture and european charm, and for a few days, was lost in the utter romance of cobblestone streets and leisurely dinners, wonderfully ornate architecture …

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

freshly baked & still-warm bagels from st–viateur

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

croissants & café au lait at olive et gourmando

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

view from the city’s namesake, le mont royal

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

“Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art.”

~ freya stark

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

the beautiful shop, moutarde

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

insanely delicious salted caramel truffles & chocolate à boire avec épices with homemade marshmallows at les chocolats de chloé

{a weekend away: vieux-montréal}

{other lovely places:}

* by the fire at hôtel st-paul

* basilique notre-dame

* parc mont-royal

* cocktails at the hôtel le st-james

* grand bibliothèque de montréal

* dinner at au pied de cochon