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Hello Darlings, The beauty, history and elegance of Europe is simply calling my name. As much as I would love to put my life on hold and take a month-long European vacation, but sadly, it’s hard to get enough time off with my schedule. Between the meeting, shoots and events the closest that I will get to Europe right now is browsing Instagram or Google Maps.

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Since Quebec is probably as close to Europe as one can get without leaving the country, I opted for the next best thing: a short trip to Montreal. A city I called once a home and an escape that I love to indulge in every few months. This time around I had the pleasure to stay at Montreal’s historic pride and joy, the stunning Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The crown jewel recently underwent a $200 million restoration, which included enhancing many of the existing features and adding a new residential wing, led by the city’s local architects, Provencher Roy & Associés.

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Hello Darlings,  A few months back in a city I used to call home, a few of us met together for a celebration. For years W hotels has been my home away from home while travelling, and in particular the one in Montreal. Prior to moving to the city,  W Montreal and I have spent many weekends together. After a year or so of being away from Montreal, it was a pleasure to be back and to celebrate the grand renovation. A handful of media from North America was invited on The Double Take trip to experience not only the property but also the dynamic duality of Montreal city. From the local scene to the best of talent, it was a trip filled with many memories!
W Montreal Renovation

W Montreal Renovation

Upon landing in Montreal, our small group was met by the lovely Caroline, W Insider and from there we were on our merry way to the hotel. Aside from having panic attack of an almost lost luggage that was later located, it was a wonderful start!

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