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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

Eating, Drinking and Running in Paris

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Paris - view from the eiffel tower at dusk
We recently had the chance to spend four nights in Paris thanks to a very kind connection from fellow blogger Travel Yourself to ASL Airlines, a Parisian airline that offers round trip flights from Halifax to Dublin and Paris each summer. What resulted were four local food-fuelled days that took us off the main streets and into… Read More

The 2016 Local LOVE List is Now Live!

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Engagement rings and Wedding bands
Find a local gift, date, or getaway for your Valentine on our 2nd annual Local LOVE List! Browse locally grown flowers, cards, chocolates, jewelry, romantic escapes and so much more.  You'll also find those gorgeous engagement rings by Carmen Jaeger Goldsmith and Jewellery Design (pictured above)! This project was made possible by the support of our… Read More