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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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My 2016 travel plans

July 11, 2016
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It’s July but I’m just starting to make my 2016 travel plans.

We’re in the midst of the dog days of summer here in Southern Ontario, where evenings and weekends are blocked out for relaxing, soaking up the precious sun, and jumping into the nearest body of water.

Summer days in Canada should be treasured. I like to spend them in my hometown and surrounding area.

All packed and ready to go! #vacation #backpacking #Greece #sun

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In the remaining six months of 2016, there’s so much to see and do! Here is what you can expect on my site, Facebook, and Instagram in the coming months.

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