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Travel to Dark Sky Preserves in Canada and see the stars without light pollution [+Map]

January 9, 2019
Have you ever stared up at the sky at night and tried to count all the stars you could see? With light pollution from cities, it can be hard to see those celestial beauties, but at Dark Sky Preserves in Canada, you can lose yourself in the tapestry of the night. | My Wandering Voyage #darksky #canada #travel

What’s one new thing you would like to do this year? For me, I’d like to see and photograph more night time sky phenomenon, like the Milky Way and northern lights. The best way to do that is to visit one of the many dark sky preserves in Canada.

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Staying in an old Quebec monastery: Le Monastere des Augustines

September 10, 2016
Staying in an old Quebec Monastery: Le Monastere des Augustines | There are dozens of hotels within the fortifications of Old Quebec City. Why not immerse yourself in history and stay at an old monastery? Le Monastere des Augustines in the heart of Old Quebec is a great place to relax and to treat yourself. | My Wandering Voyage travel blog

There are dozens of hotels – and a couple of hostels – within the fortifications of Old Quebec City. Based on your level of comfort, these can be pricey, especially if you are travelling alone. During my four-day trip to Quebec, I leapt out of the box to stay at Le Monastere des Augustines, a hotel that was converted from an old monastery.

The hotel didn’t pop up on my first search for cheap hotels to stay in when I planned the trip. In fact, I was searching for airline prices when I found a flight and hotel combo on Expedia. I had not heard of the place before, but I am so glad I found it.

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What to eat in Quebec City

August 22, 2016
What to eat in Quebec City | My Wandering Voyage Travel Blog

The one thing I could not shut up about in Quebec City was the food. I don’t know what restaurant was my favourite because holy guacamole, they were all wonderful. In truth, I did some research before I left for the historic city. I wanted to get an idea of where to eat in Quebec City. It’s what I do, I plan. But I ended up changing quite a few items on my itinerary, even the restaurants.

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Three days in Quebec City

August 4, 2016
three days in quebec city

My feet hit the cobblestone street, a little sore from the day’s walk. I wasn’t really paying attention to where I was going, my eyes moving back and forth from the beautiful doors to the flower boxes hanging from windows to the gorgeous roofs of the historic buildings. I looked around and realized I made it to my destination, Place Royale, the embodiment of Old Quebec City.

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