Top 4 Places To Run On The Bluenose Coast

Skip the gym while you are on your vacation, and take your exercise outdoors. Put your sneakers on, or go barefoot and run in the most beautiful areas. I promise the scenery is much better than the wall your treadmill is facing at the gym ! 1.Hirtles Beach Hirtle’s Beach is the best beach to […]

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The Fintastic Fisheries Museum

The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is a must see for all who are planning a trip to the South Shore. Located on the Lunenburg waterfront the bright red museum houses a vast collection that commemorates the fishing heritage of the Atlantic. The museum’s season runs from mid-May to October. With a variety of daily activities there is lots to […]

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Sea Treasures, Gold, and Mystic Caves: Part 2

Part 2 of my adventure to The Ovens Natural Park! If you haven’t read Part 1 of my adventure here it is! Sea Treasures, Gold, and Mystic Caves: Part 1 After having a great nights rest at the cabin, I woke up – eager to begin my day exploring all this wonderful park had to […]

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The Payzant’s Story

Mahone Bay is said to have 365 islands, an island for every day of the year. Covey Island (previously named Payzant’s Island) holds a haunting tale and reminder of our history. The tale of the Payzant family is a popular one and a great example of how tough life was for our early settlers. This year is […]

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Sea Treasures, Gold, and Mystic Caves: Part 1

This past weekend, I went on an adventure with my family to The Ovens Natural Park. Check-in at our cabin wasn’t until 4pm so we decided to go to a beach in the area, having lived in Nova Scotia for a decade and rarely straying from our favorite spots my family, and I decided it […]

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Big Bubbles at Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Happiness Experiment at Peggy’s Cove

When you visit the Bluenose Coast of Nova Scotia, you have to let go, become a kid again, and explore new things. You never know what you might come across.

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Lunenburg Heritage Bandstand Concerts

On a Sunday afternoon at 2PM, the Lunenburg Bandstand is the place to be! (Located on Cumberland & King Street) The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society presents an hour-long outdoor concert series throughout the summer season. If it rains the concert moves inside the Central United Church, located across the street. Be sure to bring along […]

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Move over Blueberries, there is NEW berry in town.

  Move over Blueberries, there is a NEW berry in town. A few days ago, I went to the Haskapa Haskap Farm in Blockhouse, NS. All I knew before driving to the farm was that they had a crop of berries new to North America. Driving along the road, it was obvious that I had […]

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The Sand Dollar: A Symbolic Shell

Sand dollars are one of the ocean’s precious gems. Everyone seems to be fascinated by their intricate pattern and the delicate nature of these shells. Many of us have memories collecting them at the beach. But few have actually ventured to break them open as their beauty seems to be better admired than destroyed. This […]

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Rainy Day Adventure

  It comes as no surprise to me that as of recently, on the Bluenose Coast, we have been blessed with damp, rainy days. Normally, on a rainy day I choose to take cover at home and read a good book, enjoying some chowder or stew. However, yesterday, I decided to take an adventure. After all, […]

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