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Montreal-Style Bagel Making Workshop!
Welcome to the only place in Montreal that will teach you how to make Montreal bagels! 1000+ five star reviews! Montreal bagels are world famous for their shape, taste and texture. A trip to Montreal isn't complete until you've tried one of these amazing bagels. So why not try your hand at making them yourself? I will teach you the secrets on how to make some deliciously unique and authentic Montreal style bagels at home, the easy way. We will start by learning how the ingredients used affect the Bagels and the final result. Then we will all measure our ingredients using scales. After that, I will show you how to properly mix and knead the dough which you will do on your own right after me. I have adapted the best Boulanger (Bread Maker) techniques to the home kitchen so you will become a confident baker at home in no time! After mixing the dough, we will learn how to shape the bagels, boil them, dress them up with various toppings, bake them and finally eat them fresh out of the oven! Not many things can beat eating freshly baked and delicious Bagels that you have made yourself right out of the oven. You will leave with a detailed recipe to take home. Thanks for reading and hopefully see you soon! Will
Taste of Chinatown with a Food Writer
Chinese cuisine is very rich and diverse. It cannot be treated as one entire cuisine as ingredients and styles of cooking vary depending on the geography, climate, and religion. We will journey through Chinatown and taste these regional delicacies together. By the end of the experience, you will be familiar with the flavour characteristic from various parts of China. We will start in the heart of Chinatown and make our way through four food stops all within a block from each other. Each stop represents a specific province in China. [Optional] If interested, we will also walk through the aisles of the largest Asian supermarket in Chinatown, and have you familiarize with commonly used ingredients in Chinese cooking. If you're into photography, I'll be offering you tips on taking Instagram-worthy food pictures. Dress appropriately for the weather. Wear comfortable footwear. Bring your phone or camera to take pictures. Come hungry!
Archery Lessons for Beginners
It's​ not every day​ that you get the chance to get your hands on a bow and arrows! Discover your inner Robinhood/Katniss and enjoy a 60-minute Beginners Recurve Archery Lesson. You will finish the course with knowledge of the different parts of the bow and arrow, safety concepts, and proper recurve archery form. Most importantly, you will have a ton of fun from your newfound marksmanship! NCCP coaches are very experienced in coaching beginner archery and will fully tailor the experience to best fit your physical aptitudes. Itinerary: - Check in about 10 minutes before the start time - Archery range safety & etiquette - Equipment walk-through and explanation - Recurve form workshop & target shooting - Most importance of all: fun competitions! - The lesson is 60 min in duration, however your are more than welcome to stay and practice longer (if the space permits) Large groups may be split into smaller groups to maintain a more personal experience for the guests. Other things to note This experience is tailored to everyone's physical aptitudes. NCCP-certified archery instructors are very experienced in working with beginner archers. So please don't be shy :) Please note that if you wish to change the date and/or time of your booking less than 48 hours in advance, there will be a 10$ surcharge/person.
Axe & Knife Throwing Canadian Experience
Suitable for single travelers, couples and large groups :D One of Canada’s most popular experiences!! Have a taste of Canadian History by partaking in the old Canadian pastime of axe throwing! The practice of chucking a hatchet into wood is as old as the lumberjack, but it is relatively new as a “sport.” Unsurprisingly, its current status as indoor recreational activity began in Canada. Today, we pay homage to the Canadian lumberjack, by joying in this melding of tradition and sport. During this 60-minute experience, you will try different types of axes & knives and lances! Learn important techniques, and have a couple of laughs. Private group booking discounts are available! Just send us a message and let us know how many people you will be. Our goal is to provide the best Airbnb Experience to all guests. Regardless of the group-size, you are guaranteed to have the full attention from myself and/or my experienced co-hosts. Each target will have no more than 2 guests (to share). Each instructor will train no more than 4 students at a time Join us and have a truly Canadian experience! Please note that if you wish to change the date and/or time of your booking less than 48 hours in advance, there will be a 10$ surcharge/person.
The Original Montreal Non-Touristy Pink Bike Tour
We start in the hood with the highest bike ridership in North America, at a half 3rd wave coffee shop, half bike refurbishing shop. We'll head through the Plateau to the foot of the mountain park before cruising down to catch over a dozen works of mural art in the borough with the highest concentration of artists. Works range from 2-9 storeys tall! Off to the entertainment district where the biggest festivals out there take centre stage before checking out the waterfront from a hidden spot by the port. Next is the Gaybourhood. Lively, wild, a pedestrian mall all summer long great for people watching. The main strip houses art installations, music performances and great drag bars. Picnic in a local park with a craft beer is next because... always. Last bit we pedal by typical streets with baroque balconies, winding staircases, mansarded roofs and beautiful green alleyways. We'll hit up a few more parks before we get back to the shop to share with you a list of recommendations for craft beer, local designer shopping, COOL art galleries and the best food. The essentials of travel, quoi. Other things to note: Make sure you bring a bottle of water and dress appropriately, sunscreen wouldn't hurt!

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Learn to prepare espresso in a stationery cafe
Learn how to prepare thirdwave style espresso with a professional barista! Join me behind the counter in a unique micro coffee bar inside my stationery shop. Amateurs and coffee nerds alike are all welcome. During this experience, I’ll go over the technical side of making the perfect espresso. I’ll explain the science behind coffee, we’ll taste some espressos together and then talk about aromas and flavors. Afterwards, it's your turn to practice behind the machine. This is your chance to have all your coffee questions answered! A few important things to note: -The coffee bar is open during the day, so we may need to squeeze in a few orders -Please feel free to bring a water bottle and to take notes or photos during the experience if you wish :) -We will mostly be standing during this 1.5 hour experience, there are stairs to enter the space and there is very limited seating available -This experience is open to participants 18+ only -There is no public restroom on-site, but there are bathrooms 5 minutes away at the Rosemont Public Library around the corner -The shop is accessible by public transit via metro Rosemont, or there is paid street parking available Check out my list of local café recommendations here: https://fr.airbnb.ca/s/guidebooks?refinement_paths[]=/guidebooks/3708969&s=67&unique_share_id=420949ee-1a11-43eb-a073-d354f4e0629f
Montreal-Style Bagel Making Workshop!
Welcome to the only place in Montreal that will teach you how to make Montreal bagels! 1000+ five star reviews! Montreal bagels are world famous for their shape, taste and texture. A trip to Montreal isn't complete until you've tried one of these amazing bagels. So why not try your hand at making them yourself? I will teach you the secrets on how to make some deliciously unique and authentic Montreal style bagels at home, the easy way. We will start by learning how the ingredients used affect the Bagels and the final result. Then we will all measure our ingredients using scales. After that, I will show you how to properly mix and knead the dough which you will do on your own right after me. I have adapted the best Boulanger (Bread Maker) techniques to the home kitchen so you will become a confident baker at home in no time! After mixing the dough, we will learn how to shape the bagels, boil them, dress them up with various toppings, bake them and finally eat them fresh out of the oven! Not many things can beat eating freshly baked and delicious Bagels that you have made yourself right out of the oven. You will leave with a detailed recipe to take home. Thanks for reading and hopefully see you soon! Will
Montreal Rage Cage Experience
Whether it's to de-stress or just for the novelty of it, the Rage Room is an awesome activity to do. It's pretty simple, choose from a variety of glass items and electronics, suit up in our complete protective gear and break stuff. A signed waiver is required to participate in this activity. You must be 18 years or older and will be asked to provide proof if deemed required. Please keep in mind, you are breaking glass items and electronics, so this experience is not for the faint-hearted. Other things to note When you arrive, you'll have to sign a waiver before starting the experience. The Rage Cage can accommodate up to 4 people at a time. Let me know if you would like to add people. Please note that if you wish to change the date and/or time of your booking less than 48 hours in advance, there will be a 10$ surcharge/person.
Taste of Chinatown with a Food Writer
Chinese cuisine is very rich and diverse. It cannot be treated as one entire cuisine as ingredients and styles of cooking vary depending on the geography, climate, and religion. We will journey through Chinatown and taste these regional delicacies together. By the end of the experience, you will be familiar with the flavour characteristic from various parts of China. We will start in the heart of Chinatown and make our way through four food stops all within a block from each other. Each stop represents a specific province in China. [Optional] If interested, we will also walk through the aisles of the largest Asian supermarket in Chinatown, and have you familiarize with commonly used ingredients in Chinese cooking. If you're into photography, I'll be offering you tips on taking Instagram-worthy food pictures. Dress appropriately for the weather. Wear comfortable footwear. Bring your phone or camera to take pictures. Come hungry!
Archery Lessons for Beginners
It's​ not every day​ that you get the chance to get your hands on a bow and arrows! Discover your inner Robinhood/Katniss and enjoy a 60-minute Beginners Recurve Archery Lesson. You will finish the course with knowledge of the different parts of the bow and arrow, safety concepts, and proper recurve archery form. Most importantly, you will have a ton of fun from your newfound marksmanship! NCCP coaches are very experienced in coaching beginner archery and will fully tailor the experience to best fit your physical aptitudes. Itinerary: - Check in about 10 minutes before the start time - Archery range safety & etiquette - Equipment walk-through and explanation - Recurve form workshop & target shooting - Most importance of all: fun competitions! - The lesson is 60 min in duration, however your are more than welcome to stay and practice longer (if the space permits) Large groups may be split into smaller groups to maintain a more personal experience for the guests. Other things to note This experience is tailored to everyone's physical aptitudes. NCCP-certified archery instructors are very experienced in working with beginner archers. So please don't be shy :) Please note that if you wish to change the date and/or time of your booking less than 48 hours in advance, there will be a 10$ surcharge/person.
Crimes and red light of Montréal
On this tour of Montreal's downtown, we will explore what used to be the Red Light’s district. I'm inviting you to revisit the naughty part of our city’s history. We will look into the crimes scene and the sex work of Montreal from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. The short itinerary will make us pass thru the Chinatown and the entertainment’s district of Montreal, mainly on St-Laurent street and Ste-Catherine street. We will discuss about the impact of the prohibition on our city that led Montreal to be known as the Sin City of the North or the Paris of North America. Among different adult subjects, we will discuss about the drug trade, the gambling industry, sex work, brothel activities and the famous criminals of Montreal. We will also talk about the different morality squads that fought crimes and corruptions that led to the late closing of the Red Light district. We will also observe the transformation that occurred in the entertainment’s district, a still vibrant part of our beloved city. Other things to note We will discuss about the criminality and the sex work that happened in at the beginning of the 20th century . Those subjects might not be suitable for people under the age of 16 years old.
Axe & Knife Throwing Canadian Experience
Suitable for single travelers, couples and large groups :D One of Canada’s most popular experiences!! Have a taste of Canadian History by partaking in the old Canadian pastime of axe throwing! The practice of chucking a hatchet into wood is as old as the lumberjack, but it is relatively new as a “sport.” Unsurprisingly, its current status as indoor recreational activity began in Canada. Today, we pay homage to the Canadian lumberjack, by joying in this melding of tradition and sport. During this 60-minute experience, you will try different types of axes & knives and lances! Learn important techniques, and have a couple of laughs. Private group booking discounts are available! Just send us a message and let us know how many people you will be. Our goal is to provide the best Airbnb Experience to all guests. Regardless of the group-size, you are guaranteed to have the full attention from myself and/or my experienced co-hosts. Each target will have no more than 2 guests (to share). Each instructor will train no more than 4 students at a time Join us and have a truly Canadian experience! Please note that if you wish to change the date and/or time of your booking less than 48 hours in advance, there will be a 10$ surcharge/person.
The Original Montreal Non-Touristy Pink Bike Tour
We start in the hood with the highest bike ridership in North America, at a half 3rd wave coffee shop, half bike refurbishing shop. We'll head through the Plateau to the foot of the mountain park before cruising down to catch over a dozen works of mural art in the borough with the highest concentration of artists. Works range from 2-9 storeys tall! Off to the entertainment district where the biggest festivals out there take centre stage before checking out the waterfront from a hidden spot by the port. Next is the Gaybourhood. Lively, wild, a pedestrian mall all summer long great for people watching. The main strip houses art installations, music performances and great drag bars. Picnic in a local park with a craft beer is next because... always. Last bit we pedal by typical streets with baroque balconies, winding staircases, mansarded roofs and beautiful green alleyways. We'll hit up a few more parks before we get back to the shop to share with you a list of recommendations for craft beer, local designer shopping, COOL art galleries and the best food. The essentials of travel, quoi. Other things to note: Make sure you bring a bottle of water and dress appropriately, sunscreen wouldn't hurt!
Curling 4 Ever
When you arrive, I, Michel, Gord, Maureen Bob, Claude, or Peter(One of us only) will welcome you with the warmest smile. Then we'll discuss curling history and fun facts. After we will go on the ice and try a few techniques, laughs will be on the menu, then you’ll jump right into the action of one of our country's favorite sports. I look forward to meeting you on the ice! We also support Retirees that still want to be active by hosting you. ***Please feel free to ask me any questions if you need a private group and if a date doesn't appear we could make it happen #Bachelor, #Bachelorette #TeamBuilding)*** Other things to note Bring your own snacks Please notice that you will need your proof of Vaccines and 2 pieces of ID, if you are a foreigner, you'll need your Passport as well.
Montreal's Underground City Ultimate Experience
Look no further, this is the original top rated grassroots underground city experience! We will visit some of the most beautiful art pieces and hide outs. You will learn worlds LARGEST underground city and the history of each place. Without having to step outside! Let’s discover all of its beauty. - Complexe Desjardins has a beautiful water fountain. - The World Trade Centre of Montreal includes a piece of the Berlin wall and a statue masterpiece the God of the sea. - Visit a historic bank with a café Head over to - Central station - Visit the Cathcart Terrace restaurant and Biergarten - Step outside to see “The Ring” that serves as window with more than 200 years of history - 1000 la Gauchetiere Ice rink (year round) - In the tunnels stop to try the best espresso or juice to re-energize. - Eatons Center (Time out market mouth watering food tasting heaven) - Place Montreal Trust ( largest water spout ) - Les Cours Mont Royal (Stunning architecture) - NEW Amazing Selfie Zone! Picture heaven! - Infamous Barbie exposition - Step outdoors to see how it’s all connected. I take alot of pictures, to make your experience memorable. It is guaranteed two hours, covers a lot of terrain and is hosted my me your favourite local! I do private groups, custom hours & tailored experiences, please inquire.
Design and fabricate a silver ring
COVID-19 SAFETY PRACTICES: - It is recommended that participants wear the mask if possible, but it's not mandatory. - If you have symptoms prior to your experience, contact us to reschedule. Learn how to make a silver or brass ring! You can make the ring for yourself or a special someone. After measuring your finger size (if the ring is for someone else, you must know the finger size or bring a ring the person already own), you will saw, sand, file, solder and form the metal into a ring. Finally, you will end your project by polishing your ring to get a shiny, satin or mat finish. Note: this experience entails playing with a torch and fire to solder. If you are afraid of fire, this step might be a little challenging. Have no worries, we can help you master fire or just skip this step. We got your back! We will guide you through each step making it fun and easy. Our objective it that you learn something new, have fun creating something with your own hands and leave this experience with a smile on your face!
The Original Non-Touristy Montreal Mural & Street Art Tour
We meet in the borough with the highest concentration of artists on the strip where a massive mural festival is held yearly. We're going to be hitting the streets of the Plateau Mont-Royal to check out anywhere between 20 - 30 works of art. The murals range from 2 - 9 storeys tall. We'll be learning about the artists, the message and different techniques as well as about Montreal street art and graffiti scene. We'll take to the smaller back streets and alleyways to cover some hidden gems and just might witness some live work. Here we will discover some installations and different types of guerilla art as well as get to know some of our graffiti writers and crews a bit better. This experience is great for locals, visitors, team building and private groups. Really anyone who likes pretty things and learning about one of the city’s subcultures. At the end of the experience we'll be handing you a list of recommendations for watering holes, local designer shopping, cool art galleries and the best food. The essentials of travel, quoi. Ask your guide to point out other great street art locations to continue on your own.
Coffee Sensory with a Food Scientist
We'll meet in the tasting room of White Heron Café. There, you will enjoy your choice of beverage (coffee or tea), while you learn about how coffee is grown, processed, and graded. You will be briefed on the science of sensory evaluation and will calibrate your palate in a smelling and tasting exercise. We will then move on to the main event which will be a coffee tasting (cupping) featuring six unique specialty coffees from all around the world. You will leave this experience with a newfound understanding of your own coffee sensory abilities and preferences as well as skills that can be applied to all food & drink tasting. Please join me on this journey of sensation and self-discovery :) -Patrick *For additional guests or groups, please shoot me a message to see what I might be able to accommodate!
Experience Mont Royal lookouts on a nature hike
Plateau Mont Royal district one of the hippest neighbourhoods on the island of Montreal. Part of its beauty is the mountain that is in the center of it. We will take a hike and I will take you to the look out, and the Mont-Royal Chalet. You will see the Leonard Cohan mural (native of Montreal). Plateau is known for tattoos, beards, and dogs. I will make you feel like you fit right in, you won’t be missing home. Feel free to check my reviews on my other experiences, I am confident you will enjoy.
PRO PHOTOSHOOT IN MILE END
*IMPORTANT NOTE* Groups of 2 or more will automatically get a private experience . Solo traveller may be join by one additional traveller *For my latest work please have a look at my portfolio on Instagram: @marinegibert_photographer This is your unique chance to get a professionnal Photoshoot ! ****PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE BOOKING**** The photoshoot will last for 45 min . This experience will give you the opportunity to get a professionnal photoshoot at a very affordable price . Let me take you on a unique experience in the trendiest , artsy Mile-end area ! This corner of the the city begs to be photographed, and I'd like to do just that with you! We will walk through colourful murals and cafes to take amazing pictures. I've chosen 4 of my favorite spots to stop and take pictures. After this experience I will send you a link to a private online gallery where you will have access to your best professionally edited pictures from the shoot! The website I work with even offers you the possibility of having high quality prints mailed to your home. *If it rains at the time of the photoshoot we can either reschedule or I will give you a full refund. * If you have any special requests for photo projects please let me know , I always try to accomodate . Other things to note Let's get ready for an awesome time !
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