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Uniquely Nova Scotian Christmas Gifts

By msears, on Thu, 5 Nov 2015 | 0 Comments

We're making a list and we're checking it twice... and we're going to help those who are looking for locally made gifts from Nova Scotia this Christmas season!

After talking with our friends, families and colleagues, we've built upon last year's 22 Nova Scotia gift ideas to bring you plenty more wonderfully local and thoughtful gift ideas that are sure to delight everyone on your gift list.

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The South Shore's Top 10 Fall Experiences

Lobster Fondue at the Lobster Shack in Barrington

By mmacneil, on Mon, 19 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

Stroll a pearly white beach, eat red hot lobster, sit by a crackling fire. Go on a take-your-breath-away hike, sip on a heady ale from our micro-breweries, Hell Bay or Boxing Rock, or wet your whistle on an Ironworks perfectly distilled spirit.  There’s something in the air here. You can taste it as surely as fresh salt spray on your lips.  Outdoor experiences & fine dining, lighthouses & wilderness, culture & history – come see us on the South Shore.

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A Great Day to Segway - Victoria Park, Truro

By dtrefry, on Mon, 19 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

I can’t explain what an exhilarating feeling it was gliding along the trails.  The ride was so smooth and quiet.  I literally felt like George Jetson flying through the woods! 

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That Dutchman's Cheese Farm - Not Just Cheese

By acashin, on Tue, 6 Oct 2015 | 0 Comments

If you are passing through Upper Econony in Nova Scotia’s Colchester County, you will see a sign for That Dutchman’s Cheese Farm.  That is of course if you are able to take your eyes off

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2015 Christmas Craft Markets in Nova Scotia

By msears, on Wed, 30 Sep 2015 | 0 Comments

We're well into the fall season here in Nova Scotia as the vibrant autumn leaf colours remind us on a daily basis. Though it may seem a bit early, this is also the time of year where Christmas craft fairs and markets begin popping up around the province. For those looking for the perfect gift for someone special or perhaps a unique gift for yourself, we've pulled together a list of scheduled holiday markets and Christmas craft shows taking place throughout Nova Scotia this fall to help you get started on your shopping list. Here's your opportunity to discover unique gifts, wonderful treasures and the talented Nova Scotia artisans at the shows.

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Top 4 Fall Must-Do’s in Nova Scotia

By KWadden, on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 | 0 Comments

Fall is the perfect time of year to get out and explore everything this beautiful and bountiful province has to offer - and I think you'll agree.

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Tidal River Mini-Vacation

By dtrefry, on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 | 0 Comments

My wife Sara’s birthday is ideally situated in the middle of July.  It’s primetime summer in Nova Scotia and we often take the opportunity to celebrate with a special adventure.   We had limited time due to our son Jaden’s and daughter Lienna’s busy soccer schedules so this year we decided to do a mini-vacation.  Another consideration for our trip was our spirited one-year old golden retriever Quentin – who was bound to make things interesting for us!


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Mussel Picking with Murphy's Campground

By GuestBlogs, on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 | 0 Comments

Murphy's Campground, located on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore, about 1 hour and 20 minutes from Halifax, offers a one of a kinda boat tour and mussel picking adventure. In the evening Murphy's cooks up your fresh catch over a camp fire to enjoy. Read our recent guest blogger's experience! 

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20 Ways to Have Fun with the Family - Inspired by our friends on Instagram

By cbragg, on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 | 0 Comments

Our friend's on Instagram provide lots of inspiration for great family fun. 

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10 Fun Things to Do on Nova Scotia Beaches...Besides Lying on Your Blanket

By cbragg, on Tue, 26 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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