Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

My interview with Adventure Talk

The guys from HT Holidays interviewed me as part of their Adventure Talk series and have asked me to join their travel blogger community. They have a variety of travel blog posts from writers worldwide, which is awesome! [You can also click on … Continue reading

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Meet my new wee little Garden Gnome

Meet my new cabin mate, Gustaf, the wee little garden gnome. Fellow stew, Sam, and I discovered him on a perch in a Barnes & Noble book shop last week. You all may think that I’m a little batty so … Continue reading

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If Halifax were a person…

After getting to know Halifax and really enjoying her company over the past month, I thought I’d introduce this unique character to you, prospective Canadian travellers. Halifax has a refreshing, dazzling smile and is the friendliest person I have ever … Continue reading

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The Art of Jumping Photos

As a seriously snap-happy traveller, my friends and I have mastered the art of jumping photos. They turn the mundane shot next to (place landmark here) into something fun and extraordinary. It sometimes takes a few tries to sync everyone’s … Continue reading

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Going back in time at Fort Louisbourg in Nova Scotia, Canada

This week I was fortunate enough to go on a private tour of the reconstructed 1700 French city Fort Louisbourg in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia. We were transported back in time to the 1700s where the French city and its townsfolk have been … Continue reading

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Discovering Nova Scotia’s Arichat and the The Fourth Well

“Is that frogs or music playing?” asked Ryan, the Aussie first mate, as we climbed up a dirt road through tall grass. I asked my crew, “Where are we again, guys? I know it’s somewhere in north Nova Scotia…” As … Continue reading

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How to cook a Nova Scotian lobster – the friendly way!

After the yacht’s guests visited a lobster export factory in Arichat Harbour, Nova Scotia yesterday; a box of 7 live lobsters arrived in the galley. So guess what was on today’s lunch menu? Yes, lobster which meant that Chef Cedric … Continue reading

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