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12 Spooky Halloween Activities in Nova Scotia

By cbragg, on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 | 0 Comments

Nova Scotia has a rich, seafaring history and also a strong military history. From shipwrecks and privateers to battles at the Fortress of Louisbourg, there are many stories to tell. So it only makes sense that these would evolve over time into legends and folklore we love at this time of year.This is what makes Nova Scotia such a perfect backdrop for some Halloween fun! Whether you are taking a ghost walk or tour where you are sure to learn some history that is not currently in the books. If you are just up for for some good spooky fun, we have something for you too! Here are just some of the haunted locations, spooooooooky ghost tours and fun-filled family events going on around the province. 

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Peggy's Cove From A Different Angle

By jcyr, on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 | 0 Comments

We drove out to Peggy's Cove to check out a designated Provincial Park Reserve in West Dover, an area known as "The land of confusion". We wanted to explore what we thought to be the lesser known outdoor experience when visiting this area.

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Devour Food and Film Fest

By cbragg, on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 | 0 Comments

"Our vision is to create the Sundance of Food Films." - Chef Michael Howell, Executive Director of Devour 

It's a lofty goal but one that the creators of Devour! are sure to achieve. If you LOVE food and you love great films then you just have to get to DevourWhat's Devour? Coolest. Food. Film. Fest ever.

 

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Delaps Cove Wilderness Trails

By jcyr, on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 | 0 Comments

Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail System is located along the shores of the Bay of Fundy about 24 kms from the historic town of Annapolis Royal.

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The Total Tidal Package

The Total Tidal Package - Exploring Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy

By dtrefry, on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 | 0 Comments

Every now and again an opportunity comes along that you just can’t pass up.  I was offered the sweet gig of hosting three travel writers on a five-day adventure along Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy.  The itinerary involved Mi’kmaq legends, dinosaurs and fossils, sea kayaking, a coalmine tour, a visit to a maple sugar camp, tidal bore river rafting, great food and accommodations and even rug hooking! 

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Cheese: The reason to visit Nova Scotia

By KWadden, on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | 0 Comments

As a local Nova Scotian, I’m constantly rejoicing the abundance of magnificent cheeses we have. I just want to yell it out to the world every time I indulge, “OMC (oh my cheese), you have to try this cheese”. That’s right, cancel your trip to France, Italy or Spain, everything you need to satisfy your cheesy craving is right here in Nouvelle Ecosse.

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Prost! Oktoberfest in Nova Scotia

By lasteeleworthy, on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | 0 Comments

With fall being a beautiful time of year in Nova Scotia, it’s not hard to find a reason to get out and enjoy yourself. Nova Scotia has played host to various Oktoberfest celebrations across the province for decades. The Craft Beer industry in Nova Scotia has been doing some pretty great things, resulting in celebrations better than ever! 

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Field Guide Discovery

Foraging for wild mushrooms along Nine Mile River hiking trails

By jcyr, on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | 0 Comments

I wondered what was a good spot to explore in between Oakfield Provincial Park and

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A is for Adventure in Nova Scotia

By lasteeleworthy, on Tue, 12 Aug 2014 | 0 Comments

One of our favourite things about summer is getting outside and setting off on a new adventure http://www.novascotia.com/explore/outdoor-adventure. Fortunately for us, there’s no shortage of adventures to be found. From an air adventure to ziplining, here’s some things to try – from A to Z. 

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Beer engineers put Shelburne on the craft brewing map

By mstewart, on Tue, 15 Jul 2014 | 0 Comments

When I think of Shelburne, I picture pretty coastal views, Founder’s Days and the delicious seafood at Charlotte Lane Inn. But now there’s one more reason to visit this village on the South Shore. Beer.

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