Food and Travel

Your Intimate Guide to Canada's East Coast

Discover Atlantic Canada

  • Explore New Brunswick, with clams
  • Hiking in Gros Morne National Park
  • PEI throws a party
  • A tasting tour in Nova Scotia

PLUS

  • Foraging for fiddleheads
  • Best romantic getaways
  • A luxury cruise around northern Newfoundland

Add a ferry cruise to your travel plans



It all started in the 1800s when brigantines and schooners were made in Yarmouth. They slid out of shipyards...

Years ago, fishermen’s kids were embarrassed to bring lobster sandwiches to school for lunch. The rest of us...

Long, sleek and illusive—and delicious—swordfish are prized by some fishermen in Southwest Nova Scotia. They are...

Do Not Disturb: From adults-only glamping to deserted island inns, here’s your guide to romantic retreats on the East...

Along the Nova Scotia side of the Bay of Fundy and the Minas Basin, the tide rushes in every 12 hours, and can reach an...

Dragon’s Breath—sharp and pungent, but silky with a milky smooth finish. If that sounds more like tasting notes than...

Here’s the thing about Cape Breton Island’s Celtic Colours International Festival: Attending once...

There’s something about foraging for food that’s extremely satisfying, especially when the “loot” is so abundant you...

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What do the words spiny mice, mandrills, bearded dragons and kookaburras have in common? They are a handful of...

In Atlantic Canada they come in all shapes and sizes. Some are hilly, some are flat. Some are by the ocean and...

A gull calls in the distance. Waves crash against the beach. I inhale and enjoy the delicious aroma of wood smoke...

A few years ago the Bay of Fundy, became Canada's only entry in the global competition to determine the...

What are the elements of a great Atlantic getaway? Long white sand beaches, perhaps Lighthouses...