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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10 Most Unusual Things We’ve Discovered in Nova Scotia

We’ve spent an extraordinary amount of time exploring our home province of Nova Scotia here in Canada.  The diverse landscapes, interesting characters and wildly unpredictable weather never ceases to amaze us.  You’ve likely heard of the usual suspects when it comes to tourist destinations so we thought we’d give you a different kind of list…

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Dome Glamping at Treetop Haven | Prince Edward Island

DOME GLAMPING AT TREETOP HAVEN I first heard of domes or tree pods a couple of years ago when Parks Canada put one in one of their campgrounds.  I promptly got on the phone to book it, and it was (within minutes of being released) sold out for the season.  I remember it being a…

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5 Reasons to Getaway to Oceanstone

5 Reasons to Getaway to Oceanstone : The Winter Edition This wasn’t our first trip to Oceanstone and rather than do “another” review post about the details of this seaside resort we thought we’d instead entice you to visit.  So, here are our top 5 reasons to visit Oceanstone Seaside Resort this year.  You can…

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White Point Beach Resort : The Romance Package

White Point Beach Resort: The Romance Package We’re frequent fliers at White Point Beach and although we’ve been to this South Shore resort more than a few times, each time we’re there the experience is different.  Oddly enough, we’ve never actually been in the summer so we’re yet to splash in the waves! CHECKING IN…

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