Nova Scotia: South Shore & Valley

A weekend day trip from Halifax opens up a whole other world of great food, unforgettable sights, and pure Nova Scotia. This two-day trip covers the highlights of west-central Nova Scotia from the dangerous tides of Peggy’s Cove to the Bluenose II in Lunenburg and finishing up sipping Nova Scotia wine in Wolfville at vineyards […]

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A Baltimore Saturday

Living just a marthoner’s distance from Charm City, this is low-hanging fruit for a day away and it’s well worth a full weekend. Our tour de force never touched the Inner Harbor like you would expect most tours of Baltimore. Instead, we began our day in Under Armour’s backyard and finished it north of the […]

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Halifax: Beer

Nova Scotia is likely not top of mind when thinking about a craft beer weekend away, but it should be. The Province has the characteristics necessary for great craft beer: inherent experimentation (as one of the first provinces to ratify Confederation), a vibrant creative environment to spur entrepreneurial endeavors (as home to multiple universities), a […]

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Belfast

Belfast.  It’s one of those cities.  Just mention its name and you evoke grainy images of urban warfare; of bombings; of the IRA and the UVF; of the struggle between monarchy and democracy.  And it is not just confined to memory; indeed, evidence of “The Troubles” – the colloquialism of the Northern Ireland Conflict lasting […]

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