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Register for the 2016 Gran Fondo Baie Sainte Marie!

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cyclists at Mavillette Beach - Gran Fondo Event Nova Scotia
Photo Above: Joey Robichaud PhotographyThe early bird deadline for the 2016 Gran Fondo Baie Sainte Marie is coming up July 31! We participated in, and helped document, Nova Scotia's first ever Gran Fondo Cycling event last September. A Gran Fondo is a large group cycling ride that brings together road cyclists of all abilities to cycle, en masse.… Read More

Brunch at Durty Nelly’s – Halifax

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Brunch Caesars Durty Nelly's Halifax
A few years ago, the day after our wedding, we gathered with friends and family at Durty Nelly's for day drinks and pub fare.  We were a mixed group when it came to age and tastes, but our friends from away always ask to revisit when they're home.We revisited recently following an invitation from Durty… Read More

14 Fun Fredericton Stops For Food and Craft Beer Lovers

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A three-course croissant breakfast, mead from urban rooftop bee hives, a booming craft beer scene, and more! We've pulled our favourite Fredericton eats and drinks into an epic summer tasting trail. These are our Fredericton essentials, but our list is by no means exhaustive. Have a place you love that we've missed? Leave it in the comments!… Read More

The Freedom Trail – Boston, MA

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Boston Freedom Trail
I visited New England a lot growing up. It's been our family summer getaway since my mom was a little girl. But as a kid, and even as a young adult, I rarely took time to explore the history behind our destinations. As I've grown, my interests have shifted from cross-border shopping to cross-border learning… Read More

Chateau Sainte-Marie B&B – Little Brook, NS

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Chateau Sainte-Marie Bed and Breakfast Clare Nova Scotia
In September, Drew participated in Nova Scotia's first Gran Fondo cycling event. It was a welcome excuse to return to la Baie Sainte-Marie, a culturally rich region of Nova Scotia with breathtaking water views, a beautiful beach, charming homes and a lot of history. After a quick stop in Digby for some world-renowned scallops and… Read More

Eliot & Vine Restaurant and Wine Bar – Halifax, NS

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Eliot and Vine Restaurant Halifax North End Wine Bar
Last night we got a sneak peek of Eliot & Vine, a new restaurant and wine bar in Halifax's North End. Located on Clifton Street, just off Cunard, the restaurant hopes to offer an ever-evolving menu of European-inspired dishes paired with wine selections from around the world. The space is small and intimate, 55 seats divided… Read More

Odd and Delightful Adventures in Edmundston, NB

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Nw Brunswick Botanical Gardens Edmundston
On the way home from Portsmouth last year, we planned an overnight stop in Edmundston. We wanted to tube down the Green River, and check out Les Brasseurs de Petit Sault. If you've driven to Quebec City or Montreal before, there's a good chance you've passed through. But from the highway, you don't get a good… Read More

How to Rock a Day Trip to the Valley

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Nova Scotia Valley Itinerary - What to see and do
On a late spring day last year, I picked a friend up before sunrise and we hit the road for Wolfville. We wanted to watch the sun come up over the Bay of Fundy (at least I did, my friend is an incredibly good sport). The Annapolis Valley is just 45 minutes from Halifax, a great day-trip… Read More