How do you eat a lobster? We ask ourselves the question on our pleasure trip through New Brunswick. Do you know that too? You'd love to try an exotic specialty, but you don't know how to eat it. For lobsters, that's probably how many of us do. Here you can find out how to do it.
Seafood specialty from New Brunswick: Dulse Seafood is one of the most important foods in Canada's Atlantic provinces. Every restaurant has scallops (mussels), haddock, salmon, lobster and oysters on the menu. That is almost part of good manners. And one is proud of it, after all, fishing was once one of the most important sources of income in the region. But New [...]
We are located in the Highland Village Museum, an Iona open air museum on Cape Breton Island. Here you can experience the history of the Scots in Nova Scotia up close in a village. We walk from one house to another and go through time.
One of the Nova Scotia Travel Routes - The Sunrise Trail We are en route on one of the Nova Scotia Travel Routes - the Sunrise Trail in Nova Scotia! "The sunrise path" sounds tempting, doesn't it? We are on our way long after sunrise. Still, it's beautiful. The route runs along the north coast of Nova Scotia and follows [...]
Three Must-See Villages on Prince Edward Island People like to pass them because they are often only mentioned as a sideline in travel guides. The small places that you often come across on the way more by chance than by planning. Often it is they who stay in the memory of a trip. Often they spray [...]
Eat well in Charlottetown The dining scene in Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island is diverse. It offers chip stalls and tea rooms. There are restaurants that specialize in seafood. You can find pizzerias and Italian restaurants. We discovered Irish pubs. We also found restaurants with Japanese, Indian, Korean, Vietnamese and German cuisine. Eating well in Charlottetown is [...]
Pictou played an important role in changing the history of the Atlantic provinces in Canada. This is where the first immigrants from Scotland came ashore at the end of the 18th century.
Suddenly the beach road is no longer called Shore Road, but Belle Cote Beach Road. I find the Scottish-Acadian street names Chemin Old Grand Etang Road or Chemin McCarry Road in Saint Joseph du Moine even more beautiful. We have arrived in the Acadians region on the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton.
Canada's single malt whiskey is distilled at the Glenora Distillery & Inn on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. In addition to being a whiskey distillery, Glenora also has a hotel and restaurant with some of the best cuisine on the island.
Well worth the trip: Kingsbrae Gardens in New Brunswick In 2011 the Garden Tourism Conference selected Kingsbrae Gardens in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea among the top five gardens in North America worth visiting. And just a year earlier, Steve Jermanok, travel blogger for the renowned US newspaper Boston Globe, even counted the park among the best of the [...]