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Is Nova Scotia RV Unfriendly?

Nova Scotia RV Unfriendly

A few years back I was accosted by an awful little man who owned a campground down the road. The reason? I had allowed a friend to park his RV on my acreage while he drove around Nova Scotia in his small car. He was from the west and wanted a break from the confines of his vehicle. In additionRead the Rest…


The Silver Dart Flies Again

When the average person is asked about the accomplishments of Alexander Graham Bell he or she will probably lift up a cell phone. However in Canada he is known for his accomplishments with voice transmissin and providing the very first heavier-than-air air machine to ever fly in this country.

When the average person is asked about the accomplishments of Alexander Graham Bell he or she will probably lift up a cell phone. However in Canada he is known for his accomplishments with voice transmissin and providing the very first heavier-than-air air machine to ever fly in this country.  For over thirty years Bell spent his  summers in Baddeck, NovaRead the Rest…


TIANS Against Halifax Historic Properties Redevelopment

TIANS Against Halifax Historic Properties Redevelopment

The (Halifax) Historic Property core region is one of the most defining elements on the Halifax Waterfront. Any development that mitigates the authentic experience and preservation of this area would be very short-sighted and detrimental to tourism over the long term. – Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia It is now standard practice in big business to develop for theRead the Rest…


Travel Media Association of Canada

Travel Media Association of Canada

In 1994 some journalists from Toronto thought that the media and the tourism industry should form a professional relationship and the Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) was formed. Since then the ranks swelled to over 450 members with a breakdown of 4-% media and 60% industry partners. Guided by a volunteer Board of Directors TMAC includes travel writers, authors,Read the Rest…


Kat Gurholt – The Best Photographer in Nova Scotia

Judging by the title you’d have to say I was stretching things a bit. I mean everyone thinks that they know the “best” photographer in Nova Scotia. And Sherman Hines would probably have a few things to say about my ravings.

Judging by the title you’d have to say I was stretching things a bit. I mean everyone thinks that they know the “best” photographer in Nova Scotia. And Sherman Hines would probably have a few things to say about my ravings. Sherman Hines is about the best scenic photographer in the world. For years he has honed his craft soRead the Rest…


BESTT on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)

“BESTT is an international coalition of businesses and trade associations from across the United States and Canada who share a common concern about the ramifications of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). Our goal is to raise awareness of the important cultural and fiscal ties that exist across the 5,500 mile long border, and to help ensure public policies thatRead the Rest…


Bay of Fundy Tidal Bore

Bay of Fundy Tidal Bore

A tidal bore is a wall of water that moves up certain low-lying rivers due to an incoming tide. Tidal bores form when an incoming tide rushes up a river, developing a steep forward slope due to resistance to the tide’s advance by the river, which is flowing in the opposite direction. Thus we have the phenomenon of the riverRead the Rest…


Birding

Birding

Did you know that birding is the number one sport in America? According to US Fish and Wildlife Service, there are currently 51.3 million birders in the United States alone, and this number continues to grow! – Audubon Society My short answer is, no I didn’t. Like almost everyone I know, I like birds. I grew fond of ducks, geeseRead the Rest…


Peggy’s Cove Celebrates 200 Years

Peggy’s Cove

Peggy’s Cove is about one of the best known images of Canada outside a mounted policeman, a beaver or Lake Louise. It’s lighthouse, although not very tall, is the standard by which people think of the seacoast beacons. It’s hard to believe that the area will be 200 years old this summer. Two hundred years ago King George III issuedRead the Rest…


Nova Scotia Welcomes “Encyclopedia Titanica”

Nova Scotia Welcomes “Encyclopedia Titanica”

No other floating enterprise in the history of the world has attracted more attention than the R.M.S. “Titanic.” Although the ship only sailed for barely two weeks (from sea trials to her sinking) the attention garnered in recent times has spawned whole industries. For example, model kits of the “Titanic” out-sell any other models including cars and other modes ofRead the Rest…