Hotel Review: Hotel Monville by Didier Young

I have spent so many years in Toronto that my life seems to be forever intertwined with the city. For the last ten years, I’ve called Toronto home but it almost didn’t turn out that way for me. As a bilingual, Montreal and Toronto were both big contenders when I was trying to figure out where to live in Canada but the winter temperatures in the Quebec City soon dissuaded me from moving there. I am still very happy with my choice to live in Toronto but I still greatly enjoy heading over to La Belle Province yearly. For this year’s Osheaga trip, we decided to stay at the Hotel Monville in downtown Montreal.

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First time in Osheaga by Didier Young

Although I have been living in Canada since 2009, this season has been a summer of many firsts for me. The last few months saw me camping and eating s’mores near a fireplace, going to my first baseball game and attending Osheaga. For those who might not know, Osheaga is a three day indie music festival hosted in the beautiful city of Montreal. Recently ranked on Forbes as the seventh most lucrative music festival in the world, Osheaga is by far the most important of its kind in Canada.

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