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8 Things You Just Have to Bring on your Nova Scotia Adventure

By cbragg, on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 | 0 Comments

Getting ready for a trip to Nova Scotia? Here are some things you might want to bring to ensure your trip is the best!

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12 Fantastic Things-to-do for March Break in Nova Scotia

By cbragg, on Mon, 9 Feb 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for things to do this March Break? We've got some great ideas for you!

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10 Romantic Date Ideas in Nova Scotia

By cbragg, on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 | 0 Comments

Valentine's Day has us thinking of all kinds of date ideas and romantic things to do around Nova Scotia...so we've come up with a list of things to do. Go out and explore with your sweetheart. Happy Valentine's Day! 

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Cape George Heritage Trails

Cape George lighthouse

By jcyr, on Tue, 20 Jan 2015 | 0 Comments

When you drive along the highways in Nova Scotia, you may see a trailhead icon on one of the exit signs. Two of these icons that I can remember off the top of my head are for Cape Chignecto and Cape George. Both are the starting & end point of the Cape to Cape footpath trail. In between these two points are a number of quality hiking trails; one of which is Cape George Heritage Trails.

Cape George Heritage Trails are a network of footpaths totalling 37 kms, only a half hour from Antigonish up along route 337. Coming from Truro, you see the exit signs promoting the scenic route to the trailhead along Highway 104. This takes you past the Cape George Point Lighthouse (well worth the detour). However, coming from the Antigonish direction, you can find the trailhead (Cape George Heritage School) faster.

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Indulge in Food & Wine Festivities this Winter in Nova Scotia

By msears, on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 | 0 Comments

With the holidays behind us and New Year’s resolutions still intact, let us help you kick off your ‘eating better’ resolution on the right foot... er... fork.  Here in Nova Scotia, you’ll discover delicious events featuring local fare, inspiring dining opportunities where locally sourced foods are served up for you… and even the opportunity to cook with a chef!

'Cooking on the Farm' with The Kilted Chef, Alain Bosse, on the Northumberland Shore.

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Lobster Splash Yourself

By callen, on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 | 0 Comments

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22 Gifts Ideas - from Nova Scotia with Love

By cbragg, on Thu, 27 Nov 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking to bring some Nova Scotia love to someone on your list? We think you'll find something for everyone from our list below. 

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Remembering our Friends at Christmas: Nova Scotia loves Boston!

By msears, on Fri, 21 Nov 2014 | 0 Comments

One of Nova Scotia’s proudest, longstanding Christmas traditions took place last week.  Since 1971, Nova Scotia has given a Christmas tree to the people of the City of Boston in gratitude for their assistance and support following the Halifax Explosion on December 6, 1917.

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Remembrance Day in Nova Scotia

By cbragg, on Wed, 5 Nov 2014 | 0 Comments

On November 11 Canadians remember our veterans - those courageous men and women who have made sacrifices to provide us our freedom. If you are in Nova Scotia for Remembrance Day, we invite you attend a ceremony or event. We have complied a list below. 

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Holiday Craft Markets and Shopping around Nova Scotia

By cbragg, on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 | 0 Comments

A holiday shopper's complaint is one of long-standing ~Author Unknown

It's that time again when many of us turn our thoughts towards the holidays and go in search of that perfect, thoughtful gift for someone special. We've all felt the stress of holiday shopping at some point - so we think we all need a little reminder to throw cares away. Holiday markets are great for adding a dash of cheer to the whole shopping experience. So take a roadtrip to one of these markets, find some Nova Scotia apple cider to sip on, meet some local artisans and enjoy. 

Of course we've got lots of shops to visit too! Visit downtown Halifax for some shopping under the stars and be sure to visit the local shops in any of the small towns you visit, where you are sure to find a locally made treasure or two!

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