Wake Up in the Wild of Eastern Shore, Nova Scotia

To the east of Halifax, the coast of Nova Scotia seems to stretch to infinity. While the whole province boasts over 13,000km (8,000 mi) of coastline, you might start to think that the Eastern...

Legends and Lush Wine Country in the Annapolis Valley

The Annapolis Valley, about an hour’s drive from Halifax and situated along the Bay of Fundy, was home to some of the very first European settlements in Nova Scotia and all of North America...

The Hum of Nova Scotia: A Guide to Halifax

Welcome to Halifax: the capital of Nova Scotia. Between the city’s vibrant, student-friendly downtown, incredible harbor views, and proximity to beautiful beaches and hiking trails, Halifax is a perfect place for a seaside getaway....

Sea and Sky: Navigating the Acadian Shore

The indigenous Mi’kmaq people of Nova Scotia gave Yarmouth and the surrounding area the name “Keespongwitk,” meaning “Lands End” — its remote location on the southwestern tip of the province shaped much of its...
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The Bay of Fundy: Explore the Home of the World’s Highest Tides

Framed by the shores of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, the Bay of Fundy is a playground for the curious. Named one of the seven wonders of North America, the Bay of Fundy is...

Decolonizing Travel: A Self-Guided Tour of Montreal

Decolonizing Travel is a series aimed at shedding light on the colonial past of major European and North American countries through the revisiting of monuments, streets, and sites particularly related to it.  Long before European...

Get Your Head in the Clouds at Cape Breton Highlands

Situated on the northern end of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Highlands National Park is home to an imposing plateau where jagged rock and lush green landscapes meet the Atlantic Ocean....

Nova Scotia: A Warm Welcome to Northumberland Shore

Welcome to the Northumberland Shore: with its collection of relaxing, rural communities and beautiful beaches, this part of the province is a popular seaside destination. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are plenty of hiking trails,...

Lighthouses, Lobster, and More on the South Shore

The South Shore of Nova Scotia is home to a UNESCO World Heritage waterfront, an abundance of natural beauty, and probably the freshest seafood you’ll have anywhere in the province. From Peggy’s Cove to...

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