Just when we thought we knew our city like the back of our hand, someone
comes along and knows it better.
Karen Kanes passion for all things francais led her to create a
series of unique
trips across Montreal that will turn any local into a tantalized
tourist. Montreal by Designs personalized tours include
vintage-and-resale shopping, visits to artists studios, and Babettes
Feast, a detailed exploration of little-known Plateau cafes, boutiques
and bistros ($60).
Not feeling the group vibe? Buy a self-guided itinerary ($14.95) of the
citys best chocolatiers or cheap eats organized by neighbourhoodperfect
for when your in-laws are descending and youve just plain run out of
For those who insist on jet setting, Kane also offers no-luxury-spared Paris
by Design trips (from $3000). Paris? Pshaw! Dont we already live in
the best city in the world?