Quebec’s Saguenay Fjord Park & Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park

Bistro in Tadoussac

This is the second part of my journey into Quebec. Check out part one here. Sleeping under the stars and getting out on the Saguenay Fjord was exactly what I was longing for, so, after spending the previous day in La Baie and St. Rose du Nord (story here), I board the morning Maritime shuttle to Parc […]

Quebec’s tranquil and breathtaking Saguenay Fjord

Saguenay Fjord, Quebec

Two short hours after leaving NY’s JFK, I am in the Montreal airport and people are already speaking French. Next, I board an Air Canada flight to an airport even Johnny Jet has never heard of—Bagotville, Quebec—to explore the Saguenay province and its magical fjord. Saguenay is a First Nations word for “where the water is […]

Visiting the Saguenay Fjord, Quebec: Where to Play and Stay

Saguenay Fjord - view from Parc National du Fjord

When we hear the word “fjord” most people think of Scandinavia or Norway. Few think of Canada. The Saguenay Fjord is a relatively unknown, unexplored region in Northern Quebec, with exception to tourists from the more urban areas of the province. With 2,130 known Fjords around the world, only 38 are 100 or more kilometers […]

Saguenay Fjord, Quebec: An Amazing Race Challenge for Journalists

During the first sea kayaking excursion in the Fjord

As an adventurer at heart who once dreamed of writing for National Geographic and traveling all over the world discovering the planet’s hidden gems, I jumped at a recent opportunity to be one of five journalists who would participate in a friendly competition along the Saquenay Fjord in Northern Quebec. I didn’t know much – […]