A Mirror writer hoping to escape Montreal’s brutal winters found himself sharing a tropical resort with local criminals—and witnessing their unlikely takedown at the hands of the Dominican Republic’s notorious cops. Up until last spring, when an international posse of cops possibly slowed down the Quebec Hells Angels’ various rackets as a result of a […]
If there’s any one activity I love above all else, it’s travel – and even more so when it’s on someone else’s dime. Much of what you’ll find in this section tends to focus on my hometown Montreal, as I’ve been writing travel guide books to the city for the likes of Fodor’s and Moon Metro for well over a decade. Still, you’ll also find stories about my many travels here, all featuring helpful tips should you find yourself heading in particular to the Caribbean, Latin America or, of course, my native Canada, a country I’ve toured literally dozens of times, as recently as 2013 but also going back to my days as the singer of a rock and roll band.