Category Archives: Eating Out

Food and restaurants in Nova Scotia

Sharing the Pleasure

A warm welcome on a freezing night and the discovery of superb Apple & Gin sorbet. It had been a dramatic, even traumatic, week. It was coming to a close after a Friday spent traipsing round used-car dealers in the … Continue reading

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Last Lap

Leaving Yarmouth, it’s back on the road, which in Canada often means one thing. Followers of these journeys through Nova Scotia will have noticed that they are regularly punctuated by food stops. The less pleasing (very few) are not mentioned, … Continue reading

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Little Gems

Kejimkujik National Park has featured here before and remains a favourite. But on this trip it’s the start rather than the destination for two days of discovery round the south-west coast of Nova Scotia. My mother used to say all … Continue reading

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Mountain High

The first visit to North Mountain was another of those wonderful surprises that seem so commonplace in Nova Scotia, yet continue to astonish and delight. Before the surprise, a little geography: North Mountain is not a mountain, it is the … Continue reading

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Mersey Magic, Seafood Chowder

Water dominates in the fourth Nova Scotia travel blog, from the vastness of Keji Lake to tidal powered Annapolis and seafaring Digby, there’s no avoiding the stuff. Kejimkujik National Park (Keji to just about everyone) must surely be one of … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Time can seem to run slower in Nova Scotia than at other points on the globe. This, the second snapshot of an always-surprising province, takes a dawdling tour to include the Trans Canada Highway, dirt roads and a Marine Drive by the Atlantic. Getting … Continue reading

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Nova Where?

After first visiting Nova Scotia in 2008, I’ve returned often. Still I’m asked where it is, even what continent it’s on or which island chain it belongs to. In this, the first in a series of snapshots of this province of Atlantic … Continue reading

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