I did it highway: The world’s greatest roads

Check out these classic coastal routes and steep mountain switchbacks

The best places to see the northern lights

From Alaska to Finland, these are best places to marvel at the northern lights. 

Nova’s National Historic Sites

Nova Scotia is very rich in historical sites compared with much of North America. 

The Mi’kmaq

David Orkin writes about the past and present of the Mi’kmaq people of Nova Scotia.

Tour operators to the northern lights

Recommended tour operators offering trips to see the northern lights.

Sourtoe Cocktail

Matt Van Nostrand, co-owner of the Downtown, has some toe tales to tell…

Mini Cabot Trail?

Lovers of lighthouses, coastal scenery and hiking should check out this beautiful detour from Antigonish.

Ferry prices make waves

David Orkin discusses the restoration of the sea connection between Nova Scotia and the USA. 

Riding the tide

For adrenaline junkies, David Orkin describes Nova Scotia’s very own version of white-water rafting.

Beach beauty

Find out about one of Nova Scotia’s best-kept secrets with David Orkin’s guide to its beaches.