How to Eat New Brunswick Style Lobster Eating lobster is part of every trip through Atlantic Canada. If you don't try it at least once, you can't say that you've got to know this region. Because lobster is a staple food in the Atlantic regions of Canada. On Prince Edward Island, it was once the “poor people's meal”. You used to have it there [...]
We go hiking on the Fundy Trail Parkway. The Bay of Fundy is one of the spectacular natural highlights in Canada's Atlantic provinces. No wonder with a difference in tides that almost completely empties the entire bay.
The Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick Maybe not everyone knows your name, but most of you have probably seen it - at least in one photo: the Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick. They are among the most famous sights of the Atlantic Province in Canada, as they are a symbol of the highest [...]
It is an impressive spectacle to see how the sea on the Atlantic coast of New Brunswick drains huge bays during low and high tide and then fills them up again after a few hours. When the ebb and flow drain the Bay of Fundy On the Bay of Fundy, a sea bay that stretches between the Canadian Atlantic provinces of New[…]
There aren't many islands like Minister's Island in the world. We're at the end of a gravel road not far from St. Andrews-by-the-Sea in New Brunswick, which has brought us through a forest to the shores of the Bay of Fundy. It is late afternoon and our car is parked on a small gravel area from which we can cross [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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?
Village Historique Acadien Caraquet At the Village Historique Acadien Caraquet in New Brunswick, we saw how difficult it is to capture the history of a people or an ethnic group in words, books and in spirit. Until our visit to this museum village, we had made it easy for ourselves: in most history books and travel guides it is said that the [...]
Le Pays de la Sagouine in Bouctouche Dorine is a celebrity in New Brunswick: the little woman who awaits us in Le Pays de la Sagouine has already commanded the prime minister of the province around. “He doesn't like dancing,” she laughs. “But I tricked him. And how he can dance! And can hit the spoon [...]