Atlantic provinces

Ceilidh Trail: on to the Cabot Trail

We explore the Ceilidh Trail in Nova Scotia and discover real insider tips. However, you have to take your time. It is worth going down to one of the harbors, one of the bays or one of the sandy beaches. Unlike the Cabot Trail, the beauties are not directly on the main road.

A Newfoundland wine called Funky Puffin

Newfoundland wine is nothing new, as the island may be the Vinland of the Vikings. One thing is certain, however. The Newfoundland winery certainly never had the rows of vines that we know from other parts of Canada. Instead, it's famous for the Newfoundland Blueberry Wine.

The first settlers in Prince Edward Island

Roma at Three Rivers isn't very big and never has been. It is a place on the east coast of Prince Edward Island on a peninsula in the Montague River. The first settlers in Prince Edward Island settled there in the 18th century under the direction of the French trader Jean Pierre Roma.

Lobster stew - Canadian recipes

When traveling through Canada's Atlantic provinces, you come across it again and again on the menus of many restaurants: the lobster stew, which is usually served with fresh vegetables and fried potatoes, as here at the Tidal Watch Inn in St. Martin, New Brunswick. This stew is perhaps one of the best ways to cook lobster: it's a [...]

Pictou Nova Scotia - Dinner with a view

Eating with a view What actually defines a gourmet hotel? The question is not that easy to answer, especially when I think of the Pictou Lodge Beachfront Resort in Nova Scotia. It lacks the cosiness that I normally look for in a luxury hotel. Nor does it have any charm that could induce me to offer you this hotel [...]