In The News

Read on for television, radio, and print coverage of The Local Traveler, as well as speaking engagements and awards. Scroll down a little further for our published work, regular columns, and books!


Planning a Local Food Adventure – April 28, 2015
Global Halifax

Vacationing In New Brunswick – April 14, 2015
Global Halifax

Adventures in Vermont – March 31, 2015
Global Halifax

Province-Wide St. Patrick’s Day Adventures – March 17, 2015
Global Halifax

Local March Break Ideas – March 3, 2015
Global Halifax

Celebrate Winter: Ideas for Enjoying the Wintery Weather – February 24, 2015
CTV Morning Atlantic

Close To Home: Warm Up Winter in Halifax – February 17, 2015
Global Halifax

Close To Home: Local Valentine’s Day Ideas – February 3, 2015
Global Halifax

Close to Home: Winter Getaways – January 20, 2015
Global Halifax

Last Minute Local Gift Ideas – December 23, 2014
Global Halifax

The Local Wishlist – December 10, 2014
Global Halifax

Section 6: The Local Wishlist – November 26, 2014
CTV Atlantic

Nova Scotia Ghost Tours – October 28, 2014
Global Halifax

Romantic Spots in Nova Scotia – October 14, 2014
Global Halifax

Fall Trips in Nova Scotia – September 9, 2014
Global Halifax

Summer Weekend Ideas – July 17
Global Halifax

Clam Digging on the South Shore – July 9, 2014
Global Halifax

Interactive Travel eBook to Halifax
Global Halifax

Food Security and Eating Healthy
Eastlink TV
February 20, 2014

Local Valentines Gifts and Getaways
Global Maritimes
February 14, 2014

The Local Wishlist Launch
Global Maritimes
November 2013

The Chowder Trail
Global Maritimes
September 10, 2013

Six Beaches You Can Bus To
CBC Evening News (18:40 Mark)
August 12, 2013

Tips for Local Getaways
CTV Maritime Morning
June 2013

Local Travel Tips For Winter
Global Maritimes
February 2013


Buy Local, Buy Better – December 19, 2014
The Chronicle Herald

The Most Important Time of the Year – December 18, 2014
Metro Halifax

What’s On Your Local List – December 8, 2014
Select Nova Scotia

What’s on Your ‘Buy-Local’ Wishlist – December 4, 2014
Metro News

Traditional Tastes
Halifax Magazine
October 3, 2014

Welcome to H/LIF/X
The Chronicle Herald
May 1, 2013

The Nova Scotia Wish List
Chronicle Herald
November 2013

Local Tasting Tours eNewsletter (Nov. 28, 2013)

National Geographic Travel
October 4, 2013

All Roads Lead to Home
Cover & Story)
The Coast Green Guide 2013

New Website to Link Consumers with Locally Made Products
The Chronicle Herald
January 8, 2013

Buy Local Gets a Boost
December 2013

Go Local For Hostess Gifts
Chronicle Herald
December 14, 2012

Promoting Transit as Riders
The Coast
May 23, 2012


The Local Wishlist – December 17, 2014
The Sheldon MacLeod Show (News 95.7)

Maritime Noon – Eating on $4/day
CBC Radio (Maritime Noon)
November 13, 2014

Food Security Roundtable
CKDU Potato Salad Radio Show
March 20, 2014

Food Security Challenge
CBC Mainstreet
February 19, 2014

Food Security Challenge
The Rick Howe Show
February 20, 2014

Local Gift Ideas
The Rick Howe Show
December 12, 2013

Made in Nova Scotia
CKDU Radio News
January 31, 2013

Tourist Attractions In Your Own Backyard
CBC Info Morning
August 2012

Speaking Engagements:

Buying Local On a Budget
Saltscapes Expo

On Building a Local Wishlist
NSDCC 2014 Christmas Show

Food Bloggers Panel
Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia 2014 AGM

Home Chef Challenge Judge
Right Some Good 2014

Taste of Nova Scotia Chowder Judge
Saltscapes Expo 2014

Keynote Address “You Are Here”
NSCC AdPR Portfolio Showcase

Working With Bloggers
Nova Scotia Community College

On Finding Adventure and Saving the World
Saint Mary’s University Sustainability Conference

Social Media Saavy Workshop
Convention 2014

Social Media Wary Workshop
Convention 2014

Local Social – Using Social Media to Promote Local Biz
PodCamp Halifax

Facebook Marketing for Small Business



The Coast 2013 Best Of Awards
Best Blog – Bronze

2012 Canadian Blog Awards
Best Travel Blog – Silver


Our Published Work:

SOAR Magazine (Regular Columnist)

Destination Halifax

The Coast

Bucket List Publications



The Local Traveler Guide to Halifax
Interactive eBook (created with Jim Cyr:
Buy It HERE.