|The Sexiest Albums of 2015|
Trying to set the stage for a romantic evening? Start with the perfect soundtrack! Here are our picks for the sexiest albums of 2015–the last three from Canadian artists.
|25 Resolutions for 2016|
Are you the type of person who never makes New Year’s resolutions for fear of not sticking to them? C’mon! It’s the start of a new year! What do you have to lose? It’s not about making a promise you can’t keep but rather working on something that might just improve your life...
|Spring-like Holidays courtesy of El Niño: should we be glad or sad?|
In many parts of Canada, the Holiday Season has been positively balmy compared to previous years. With above-seasonal temperatures that have barely dipped below zero and no snow on the ground, few Canadians have seen a White Christmas this year...
|Can you earn a living as a nomad?|
During a three-month trip to South America that I took in the spring of 2015, I found myself thinking about how amazing it would be to turn my travels into a full-time career.
|10 Quebec Instagram accounts that will make your mouth water|
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|Best places in Montreal to ring in 2016|
If, like me, you’ve had your share of bad New Year’s Eve experiences (being in a cab at midnight, losing your keys, not finding a cab because of a snowstorm, getting wasted before the countdown starts), let 2016 be the year that changes all that...
|Not wanting kids: one of the last taboos|
Emmanuelle, 34, is in a good relationship and has worked at a job that she loves for the past five years. She bought a home two years ago and has a healthy bank account. So Emmanuelle must be planning to have her first child, right...
|What if we learned to embrace winter?|
For most Canadians, the idea of freezing temperatures, snowstorms and shorter days is something to dread but, believe it or not, Norwegians see the arrival of winter as something to celebrate. What if they knew something we didn’t...
|5 Montreal coffee shops made greater by the baristas|
There’s no question that coffee is a mood lifter, but the experience is a thousand times better when your latte or cappuccino comes with a warm smile and great service. Here are 5 Montreal coffee shops where I love to go for the coffee but, especially, for the friendly baristas...
|The 14 commandments of salary negotiation|
For many women, negotiating a higher salary when interviewing for a new job may be stressful or seem impossible but it can be done by keeping these golden rules in mind!
|9 new Montreal restaurants that made a splash in 2015|
Montreal is the ultimate city for foodies: having the highest number of restaurants per Capita in Canada and the second highest in North America (after New York), there’s no shortage of places to eat well...
|Things to do in Quebec over the Holiday Break|
The Holiday break is certainly a good time to say adios to the cold weather for a while and fly south for some much needed Vitamin D, but if you don’t have that much time off or need to save money, there are still lots of fun things you can do right here in Quebec...
|Igloofest 2016 promises to be wilder than ever|
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Montreal’s own Igloofest has put together an amazing line-up that is sure to make electronic music fans actually look forward to January!
|5 Uncommon Winter Escapes|
If you see winter as a never-ending nightmare and can’t wait to head south when temps are at their coldest, you may wonder where else you could head this year other than the Caribbean. For those who could use a little more adventure than what an all-inclusive package has to offer...
|3 hot cocktails you can make at home|
One of the most enjoyable aspects of colder weather is “cocooning” and all the simple pleasures that go along with it: wool socks, a roaring fireplace, snuggling under the covers watching Netflix and, yes, those lovely hot cocktails...
|7 Montreal concerts you don’t want to miss in December and January!|
Here’s my shortlist of local or international artists who are well worth seeing live until the end of January! (Psssttt: Christmas gift idea alert!)
|How to grieve the loss of a pet|
All pet owners know that the day will come when they will have to deal with the pain of losing their beloved pet. Unfair as it may be, the sad reality is that most cats and dogs don’t live more than 15 years...
|Head to Place des Arts for Montreal’s most festive Christmas market!|
Montreal will feel just as magical as any European city from December 12th to January 2nd as a huge Christmas market takes over Place des Arts, allowing you to find great gift ideas, sample local food products, and enjoy a host of other fun activities...
|The most Instagrammed places in Canada|
Around five years ago, I travelled across Canada by car. I didn’t have an Instagram account at the time but after seeing many of the beautiful and not-so-beautiful places that makes up our country, I have a good idea what pictures I would have posted...
|6 good reasons to start dancing|
You’re no quitter. You go to the gym to work out every day even though you hate it because you made a promise to yourself. No pain, no gain, right?