“I made homemade beef stew,” read the text from my stepmom. “Do you guys want to come over for lunch?”
That day we ate steaming bowls of stew with the softest, freshest slices of white bread slathered with butter.
I recently heard Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore referred to as the forgotten shore. Having family roots in Ostrea Lake, and spending multiple summers at a children’s camp on Lake Charlotte, I found that statement to be incredibly... Read More
The dozen or so airlines that fly to and from Halifax Stanfield international airport can be a confusing jumble of airport codes, dates, seasonal versus regular schedules, and new low-cost carriers and new destinations offered. Read More
Ross Farm Museum in New Ross is showcasing winter — much as 1800s farm families would have experienced it — in a lineup of weekend demonstrations through March plus a week’s worth of kids’ activities during March break.... Read More
SYDNEY— Canadians have decided where they want to go in 2018.
In an article written by Jennifer Cueller in a travelblog for www.expedia.ca, Cape Breton was chosen the No. 1 travel destination for this year. Read More
Over the years — thanks to my travel-writing addiction — I’ve had the good fortune to be a guest at world-class resorts. Most of them were luxurious, had beds that cost more than our car, and pedigreed chefs worthy of profiles. Read More
There are possibly dozens of mini-road trips within the city limits and one of my favourites is the Cole Harbour-Cow Bay loop. As the parent of a toddler, it’s more important to me than ever to get outside every day. Read More
Waking up to a 28 C forecast in October means an attempt to squeeze in one last beach day. At least, that’s what it meant for our family last week when we packed up the car and drove to Hubbards Beach. Read More
Nova Scotia is beautiful any time of the year, but come fall, nothing compares. And along with the abundance of colour sightseers can take in across the province is the bounty of apples and pumpkins that are the staple of any Thanksgiving table. Read More
Three hours outside of Halifax — driving directions seem to be just head to Parrsboro and keep on going — you will find 600-foot sea cliffs and 29 kilometres of pristine coastline along the Bay of Fundy. Read More
Even though the summer months are now behind us, the fun and adventure doesn’t have to end. Nova Scotia is the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to unique and exciting activities for the entire family. Read More
True Maritimers know that what little summer we get comes and goes in the blink of an eye. Sometimes it has a death rattle in mid-September, but you’re almost guaranteed to be bringing a jacket to work by the time Labour Day rolls around. Read More