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Winter is Cooler in Montreal with the New Snow Village Canada

By Laura Pellerine

Following in the footsteps of the original Snow Village in Finland, Montreal’s Snow Village is a first in North America. We were there last weekend for the official opening.

Made from 40,000 cubic metres of artificial snow and more than 200,000 kilos of ice, the “village” sits in Parc Jean Drapeau—just 10 minutes outside of downtown and a three-minute walk from the closest metro station.

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Perks & Quirks: Hôtel de Glace, Quebec

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By Kat Tancock

There are hotels with quirks, and then there are hotels that are quirks, like the seasonal Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel) in Quebec City, originally inspired by a similar structure in Sweden. (more…)