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Celtic Colours Kicked Off on Friday

by Jody MacArthur, on Wed, 16 Oct 2013 | No Comments

It's that time of year again. The time when Cape Breton shows off its most magnificent Fall colours and welcome visitors from near and far to the annual "Celtic Colours International Festival!":http://www.celtic-colours.com/

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Things to do in fall: Golf the Spectacular Six

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Tue, 15 Oct 2013 | No Comments

Nova Scotians have long known Cape Breton to be a golf destination, ever since the first round was played on a former Sydney pasture in 1895. However, the rest of the world is starting to discover just why we call the following six courses the "Spectacular Six". With golf that will both challenge and delight you, you'll find these courses to be on par with the amazing views they offer. You might even get to do some whale watching while you tee off.

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From our community: Nova Scotia's Favourite Beaches

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Fri, 14 Jun 2013 | No Comments

Did you know there are over 100 beaches waiting for you this summer in Nova Scotia? With so many to choose from, it's no wonder everyone in Nova Scotia seems to think their favourite beach is the best beach around. Of course, the best way to figure out which one is the best is to start exploring them.

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From our community: Nova Scotia road trip ideas

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Tue, 30 Apr 2013 | No Comments

Nova Scotia really is the spirit of the perfect road trip. Around every turn is something new to discover. Whether it's a vibrant seaside town, the perfect spot to get ice cream, a one-of-a-kind shop, or a beautiful sandy beach, you're bound to find something you'll love. All you need to do is hop in the car, turn on your perfect road trip playlist, roll the windows down and go explore all Nova Scotia has to offer. While we've created some of our own road trips, we know there's still more discover. You don't have to take our word for it - we've asked our Facebook community for their ideas and they've given us some great ideas for road trips to take all year long.

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Celebrating 75 Years of Colaisde Na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College

by Jody MacArthur, on Fri, 26 Apr 2013 | No Comments

I'm really looking forward to is taking in some of the events at "Colaisde Na Gàidhlig":, also known as The Gaelic College to us non-Gaelic speakers. This year, the Gaelic College is celebrating their 75th anniversary with a week full of entertainment and activities from June 30 to July 6, 2013. I'm really looking forward to taking in some of the events at Colaisde Na Gàidhlig, also known as The Gaelic College to us non-Gaelic speakers. The Gaelic College is celebrating their 75th anniversary with a week full of entertainment and activities for the week of June 30 to July 6, 2013!

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A Beautiful Day at Ski Ben Eoin

by Jody MacArthur, on Mon, 25 Mar 2013 | No Comments

A family of new skiers hit the hill at Ski Ben Eoin for a late winter/early spring day of fun in Cape Breton.

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Cape Breton Paddlefest 2012

by Karl Vollmer, on Tue, 02 Oct 2012 | No Comments

Kayaking in Nova Scotia is an amazing experience. Cape Breton is a nexus for Celtic culture, great food and beautiful scenery. Combining the two for a three day festival of kayaking, stand up paddling and canoeing is nothing short of genius. "Cape Breton Paddlefest 2012":http://www.capebretonoutdoors.com/2012/events/cape-breton-paddlefest/ was exactly that.

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Yurt Camping in Cape Breton

by Jim Cyr, on Wed, 15 Aug 2012 | No Comments

For this trip, we spent two nights in the yurt provided by Whycocomagh Provincial Park in Cape Breton. These are setup differently than the yurts setup at Kejimkujik National Park.

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(Almost) Off-the-Map in Northern Cape Breton

by Kim Humes, on Mon, 26 Sep 2011 | Comments (3)

Once you leave the Park, take a left, then keep driving (and driving, and driving...)

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Adventure at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort in Cape Breton pt 2.

by Shelagh Duffett, on Fri, 08 Jul 2011 | No Comments

This is the sort of place you can relax and let the stress flow away very quickly.

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Adventure at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort in Cape Breton pt 1.

by Shelagh Duffett, on Mon, 04 Jul 2011 | No Comments

Our day really started once we arrived in Cape Breton.

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In Nova Scotia, Skiing is Believing!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Sun, 20 Feb 2011 | No Comments

Freestyle Skiing's Aerial competition at Ski Wentworth. (Halifax 2011/Dustin Hall)Nova Scotia's ski scene could be be one of our province's best-kept secrets. With the Canada Games in full swing, the secret is out -- and fans are loving it....

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Surf's up!

by Peggy MacKinnon, on Thu, 17 Feb 2011 | No Comments

The very thought of surfing in February sends me running for the nearest hot tub, but John assured me that Nova Scotia's surfing scene is active all year long.

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Hikes around the Cabot Trail

by Joerg Knoerchen, on Wed, 20 Oct 2010 | No Comments

Here is our last blog while we are still in Nova Scotia. Four weeks, we thought, would have given us the chance to see all the things that Nova Scotia has to offer. Right now it feels like we arrived...

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Wow! MacIntosh Brook - A Cabot Trail Gem

by Cabot Trail Crew, on Fri, 27 Aug 2010 | 1 comment

This walk follows the brook all the way to the end and the sound of the water takes all your cares away! When you finally make your way to the end the view is amazing! There is not one but two waterfalls that await you.

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Cape Breton Crab Creation

by Renee Lavallee, on Fri, 27 Aug 2010 | No Comments

I can count on my fingers and toes how many times I have been asked to put a crab cake on one of my menus. I had them on my menu at the Five Fishermen for quite a long time, and after feeling blase about these bad boys, I decided to turn over a new leaf and create a new "cake".

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Golf - Not at all what I expected!

by Cabot Trail Crew, on Sun, 15 Aug 2010 | No Comments

We went on a beautiful sunny day last August, and it was fairly quiet on the greens. We'd missed the morning rush and the evening crowd. Ben and D tried to show me the ropes, so to speak. Knees bent, head down, follow through - all the usual advice. I had other plans... My version of golf (for the first few holes) was to whack the ball as hard as I could and see what direction it went in.

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Quatre!

by Cabot Trail Crew, on Sun, 15 Aug 2010 | No Comments

It was a sunny Saturday, and the great crew at the Silver Dart Lodge had things under control, so I decided to take in a round of golf. We are blessed in Cape Breton with many beautiful golf courses.

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All good things start with a plan

by Joerg Knoerchen, on Tue, 10 Aug 2010 | No Comments

Planning a trip to Nova Scotia is exciting. We are always overwhelmed by the almost endless opportunities we encounter while sitting and preparing a vacation to Canada's Ocean Playground.

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Black Brook Beach Blog (say that three times fast!)

by Cabot Trail Crew, on Mon, 09 Aug 2010 | No Comments

One day my Mom & Dad (he's the good looking guy in the pictures) were exploring the Cabot Trail and they took me to a great little spot called Black Brook Beach!

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