The Cabot Trail is considered to be one of the most beautiful routes in Nova Scotia. We explored it for two days on our road trip and were on the trail of the Scots who had settled Cape Breton from the 18th century.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
Anne of Green Gables is a fictional character for whom Prince Edward Island is famous. The girl with the pigtails and freckles ubiquitous on Prince Edward Island is an invention of Lucy Maud Montgomery. A visit to Green Gables brings them to life.
Explore William Roach's Sunset Art Gallery in Cheticamp on the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia. William Roach is often in search of driftwood, which is one of the materials he works with. This creates the most wondrous mythical creatures that reflect his humor.
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 [...]
The Bouctouche Dune is a nearly ten kilometer long sandbar off Bouctouche Bay in New Brunswick. Wind and waves have created them over centuries. Exactly the conditions that we encounter during our visit. Maybe that's why we can appreciate the beauty of this landscape so much?
The Best Photos from Indian Summer Autumn has arrived in New England and Eastern Canada. For us this is definitely the best time to travel to these regions. Then nature rears up again. For the last time in the year it shows a color spectacle. The extensive deciduous forests are colorful. First[…]