How Athens, Greece Changed My Life Forever

This isn’t a travel guide. Will we write one?  Oh yes.  In fact, it should have been done long ago and we apologize for that.  This is the story of how Athens changed my life forever.  The photos are rough, at best.  We weren’t professionals at the time but we still want to share this…

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Your Ultimate Nova Scotia Fall Activities Guide

The temperatures have dropped and the leaves are quickly turning shades of orange and red.  That means it’s time to compile your Nova Scotia Fall Activities bucket list and we’re here to help.  Now that the back-to-school crazy is over, there’s tons of time left to enjoy cozy time of year. Oh, and in the…

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Explore Ontario’s Highlands | A 3-Day Itinerary

Wanna hear a funny story? I’m constantly poking fun at Brent for being from and even smaller town than I am. When we first met, he seemed so worldly so I was surprised to discover that he was from a town of just 1200 in Ontario.  Imagine our delight when the OHTO invited us to…

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HOW TO PLAN THE BEST SUMMER EVER

“Where did the summer go?”… Have you ever said that?  Yeah, us too!  It’s all too common to spend the winter months dreaming of how we’re going to spend our summer and the adventures we’re going to take, only to get to the end of said summer and wonder what the heck happened.   Where…

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The Tata House : 48 Hours on the North Shore

Historic Charm at the Tata House It’s no surprise that we adore the North Shore of Nova Scotia.  We have a real soft spot for Tatamagouche, Malagash, River John & the surrounding area not only because there are so many unique things to do but mainly because the PEOPLE are outstanding.  Case and point?  Just…

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Saint Andrews by-the-sea and the Algonquin Resort

Saint Andrews by-the-sea and the Algonquin Resort It was nearly 10 years ago that I visited Saint Andrews, New Brunswick with my Mother and Grandmother on one of our annual “Three Generations Girls Trips” and I remember vividly, driving the trough the famous Algonquin Resort arch and saying, “Wow, I need to stay there”.  It…

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Winter Glamping at Fundy National Park

WINTER GLAMPING AT FUNDY NATIONAL PARK Not all the long ago, if you wanted to go camping in the winter you had to be willing to invest in the winter gear, sleep on the ground, and battle the elements.  With the recent rise of alternative camping solutions it’s become more and more accessible for those…

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A Winter Retreat to Cambra Sanda

A WINTER RETREAT TO CAMBRA SANDS Cambra Sands is conveniently located directly on the beach in Malagash, Nova Scotia just minutes from Tatamagouche which happens to be one of our very favourite little villages!  We’re no strangers to travelling in less than idea weather conditions so while everyone was shooting us sideways glances at the…

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4 Reasons to visit the Quarterdeck

4 REASONS TO VISIT THE QUARTERDECK A mile of white sand and sweeping views of the ocean is only the beginning of the luxury that awaits you at the Quarterdeck.  Located on the south shore of Nova Scotia, about 15 minutes from Liverpool, it’s no secret that the Quarterdeck is one of our absolute favourite…

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How to Spend a Perfect Day in Chester, Nova Scotia

HOW TO SPEND A PERFECT DAY IN CHESTER, NOVA SCOTIA My uncle Don lives on Chester Basin so I’ve been to the area a few times for family gatherings but I’ve never actually explored the town of Chester.  When Lease Better invited us stay in one of their vacation rentals, we jumped at the opportunity…

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5 Reasons to Choose a Vacation Rental with Lease Better

5 Reasons to Choose a Vacation Rental with Lease Better This was our first time staying in a vacation rental so we weren’t sure what to expect when we pulled in to the driveway of this lovely vacation rental home in Chester, Nova Scotia.  We’re accustomed to all sorts of different scenarios from luxury resorts…

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