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Nova Scotia - Fishing sheds at Peggy's Cove - Photo Fiona Tapp
Must See Attractions on the South Shore of Nova Scotia

Originally published April 29, 2019 The beaches of Nova Scotia provide the perfect traditional Canadian summer experience.   Enjoy life at the shore this summer by heading south to the coast along the UNESCO Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve. Here on the south shore of Nova Scotia, you can relax with
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Yoho National Park at night. Photo Carol Patterson
Stargazing at Yoho National Park’s Emerald Lake Lodge

Yoho National Park at night. Photo Carol Patterson Originally published April 2, 2021 As if you needed another reason to visit Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho National Park, it’s also a wonderful place to stargaze or indulge in night photography. It’s not a Dark Sky Preserve like Jasper National Park
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Ilipvik Learning Steps at Qaumajuq
Qaumajuq: Changing the Landscape for Inuit Art

Originally published April 23, 2021 While strolling through Qaumajuq, you could be forgiven for dreaming that you are in a light-filled arctic landscape, with snowdrifts leading you to your next sensory adventure. You are in fact, visiting a new art gallery that is, according to En Route magazine, “the most significant cultural opening
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Panorama Mountain Resort Chairlift Photo Credit Melissa Vroon
The Non Skiing Mom’s Guide to a Ski Vacation at Panorama Mountain Resort

Originally Published March 8, 2019 I got to the bottom of the hill after my first run, took off my skis and walked back to the rental shop. Is everything alright, they asked? Yup, I replied, no issues with the gear, I’m just done. For the day? But you’ve only
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Welcome Home! Canada Sign in Halifax Photo Jennifer Morton
Travelling Your Roots: A Return to Canada

Originally Published March 19, 2019 Returning to Canada after a lengthy absence, Jennifer Morton discovers the joys of ‘coming home’. When I left Canada on a 12-month working holiday to Australia in 2001, I had no idea that I would end up calling Down Under home. But, like a travel
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Ireland - Sandhouse Hotel offers great beach access - Photo Carol Patterson
Why the Irish Don’t Talk About Leprechauns (and Other Surprising Things to Discover in Northwest Ireland)

Originally Published March 5, 2020 When you dream of Ireland do you think of leprechauns? The Irish secretly hate it when visitors ask about them (it’s akin to asking Canadians how many dogs you have in your dog sled team). Instead, plan a trip that reveals things locals are proud
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Ukraine - Motherland Statue - Photo Sabrina Pirillo
ласкаво просимо! Welcome to a Unique Family Vacation in Ukraine

Originally Published March 25, 2019. We stand with Ukraine I ‘heart’ Ukraine. And yes, it’s Ukraine, not The Ukraine, not since their independence from the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1991. Did you also know the third largest Ukrainian population in the world, is in Canada, mostly living in Alberta
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Algonquin credit: Lia Rinaldo
Wet, Wild (and Spooky) Adventures in St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick

Originally Published March 27, 2019 An hour’s drive from the city of Saint John, and only a hop away from the American border, the colourful waterfront town of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, has long been a summer playground for wealthy Americans. The Algonquin Resort, famous for its ghosts; the
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