Montreal in Autumn

I spent a week up in Montreal, Canada to test out the new DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter. It’s a little like riding a motorcycle – lots of fun and you can get a little cocky flying it, which gets you into a spot of trouble. I learnt then that the video...
The Plateau Montreal

The Plateau Montreal

The plateau is the hippest district of Montreal (some say the world).  Formerly a working-class neighborhood, the old stone buildings and their wrought iron staircases now provide a backdrop to a free-spirited, creative community. The, predominantly, francophone...
Tam Tams – Montreal

Tam Tams – Montreal

The Tam Tam Jam takes place on Sundays throughout summer on the eastern slopes of Mount Royal amid hordes of summer revelers. Centered around the Sir George-Étienne Cartier monument, drummers form an ad-hoc drumming circle while their audience dance, perform...
Surfing Montreal

Surfing Montreal

Unlikely as it may seem, a surfing community has sprung up in Montreal. During the spring, summer, autumn and (for the extra brave ones) winter, Montreal locals come to a secluded spot, hidden behind Montreal’s famous Habitat 67 building, to try their luck surfing the...