Montreal & Quebec City for Dummies, 1st Edition

Montreal & Quebec City for Dummies, 1st Edition

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Combining old-world charm with modern convenience and culture, French-Canada's two great cities offer a European flair found nowhere else in North America. With the added convenience of being near the U.S., Montreal and Quebec City make great long- or short-term destinations. This handy guide shows travelers how to get the most for their money with: * Prices listed in both U.S. and Canadian dollars * The basic French you need to get around * Great day-trips from both Quebec's cities * Tips on dealing with Quebec's extreme weather * Special advice for gay and lesbian visitors, families, senior citizens, and travelers with disabilities Like every For Dummies travel guide, Montreal and Quebec City For Dummies includes: * Down-to-earth trip-planning advice * What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip * The best restaurants and hotels for every budget * Lots of detailed maps
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  • Paperback | 311 pages
  • 158 x 233.7 x 19.3mm | 403.7g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 076455624X
  • 9780764556241

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Montreal and Quebec City. Chapter 2: Deciding When to Go. Chapter 3: Planning Your Budget. Chapter 4: Tips for Travelers with Special Needs. Part II: Ironing Out the Details. Chapter 5: Getting to Montreal and Quebec City. Chapter 6: Deciding Where to Stay. Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details. Part III: Exploring Montreal. Chapter 8: Arriving and Orienting Yourself in Montreal. Chapter 9: Montreal's Best Hotels. Chapter 10: Dining and Snacking in Montreal. Chapter 11: Exploring Montreal. Chapter 12: A Shopper's Guide to Montreal. Chapter 13: Living It Up After the Sun Goes Down: Montreal Nightlife. Chapter 14: Exploring Beyond Montreal: Three Great Day Trips. Part IV: Visiting Quebec City. Chapter 15: Arriving and Orienting Yourself in Quebec City. Chapter 16: Quebec City's Best Hotels. Chapter 17: Dining and Snacking in Quebec City. Chapter 18: Exploring Quebec City. Chapter 19: A Shopper's Guide to Quebec City. Chapter 20: Living It Up After the Sun Goes Down: Quebec City Nightlife. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Things You Can't Live Without in Montreal. Chapter 22: Almost Ten Things You Can't Live Without in Quebec City. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Worksheets. Index.
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About J. Barlow

Julie Barlow (julie.barlow@sympatico.ca) is a magazine journalist and travel writer who spent several years living in Paris. She recently published Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong, a sort of travel guide for Americans who are puzzled by the French. In it, she explains why the French think, act, and organize themselves the way they do. At the moment, she is based in Montreal, where she writes regularly for the French-language magazine L'actualite, but she will soon be heading back to France to work on her next book, The Story of French. When she's not traveling, she's cooking, eating, drinking, and enjoying this North American corner of the French-speaking world as much as possible. Austin Macdonald (austin_macdonald@yahoo.com) first came to Montreal for school. For three summers, while studying English Literature at McGill University, he worked as a tour guide in both Montreal and Quebec City. Since teaching English in Tokyo, counting down the millennium in Rio, and having a series of misadventures in the dot-com world, Austin has been working as a freelance writer concerned with urban affairs at large. His work has been published in Canadian magazines such as Toronto Life and Azure and in newspapers, including Globe and Mail, the National Post, and the Montreal Gazette.
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