Winter

Snowmobile safari to Barentsburg

The day I was rescued by a helicopter in the Arctic

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I was face down in the snow. A sharp blinding pain in my left leg. From that moment on, everything happened in slow motion….

Chasing the Northern Lights in Tromsø

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Once I saw the northern lights I was never the same. I know it sounds cheesy, but it’s true. Some people can’t get enough…

Visiting the Hôtel de Glace in Quebec

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Every year the Hôtel de Glace in Quebec is rebuilt with a new design. The hotel and its furniture are entirely made of ice…

Notre-Dame Basilica

15 Things to do in Montréal in Winter

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Montréal is a vibrant city with much to offer in winter time. It’s the largest city in Québec and Canada’s Cultural Capital. World-class museums, renowned…

Montréal en Lumière Winter Festival

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Every winter Montréal lights up for its biggest winter festival: Montréal en Lumière. The festival combines art exhibits, films, theater, music, gastronomy, and a outdoor site…

What to wear for Canadian winter

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The Canadian winter is cruel my friends. When the temperatures can easily reach -30ºC (-22°F) you need to be extra careful with what you…

Quebec Winter Carnival

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The Quebec Winter Carnival is a magical winter wonderland. The largest winter carnival in the world is a Quebecois tradition since 1955. The celebrations last over a…