It doesn’t surprise me that they named this island chain snugged down in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence – west of Cape Breton and north of PEI – after a woman.
By 1744, the Fortress of Louisbourg was the Fort McMurray of Canada for its time, attracting job seekers and adventurous spirits from all over the world.
My first impression of the Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia – WOW! This Canadian road trip is one of the world’s best.
Bowen Island is just a few kilometres northwest of Vancouver on Canada’s west coast. More precisely, this island is in Howe Sound, off of the Strait of Georgia which separates the mainland from Vancouver Island.
Even before I knew it was called The Special Areas, I knew there was something special about it.
Montreal is an easy weekend away. This festival-crazy city always has good hotel deals and the shopping and food are both excellent. Our latest weekend foray was for the food via Montréal en Lumière, the city’s annual winter food and arts festival.
“Le Panthéon des sports canadiens” – not just a hall, but a temple, dedicated to the gods.
2012 was the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster. On Canada’s east coast both Cape Race, Newfoundland and Halifax, Nova Scotia played an important role in the story of the sinking of Titanic.
In B.C.’s Okanagan Valley, the Naramata Bench is one of the most picturesque places in Canada …
The first time we visited Halifax, Nova Scotia we were on our honeymoon many moons ago. Lucky for us, a travel media conference took us back there.
When the town’s old grocery store (circa 1907) reopened in 2006 as the Snack Shack, I’m betting it was a welcome sight for local residents.
A highlight of one of our Canadian Badlands road trips in Alberta was the annual Oyen Bullarama. We arrived in the late afternoon in Oyen, a town of 1200 near the Saskatchewan border…