When Nova Scotian artist Hannah Hanski decided to move to Toronto at 25 to pursue art professionally, she chose rug hooking for three reasons.
Bree Hyland founded Barre, a line of artisanal, small-batch, genderless perfume that can, per its website, “ignite lust, attraction, magic, and mystery.”
One thing I learned while eating my way through Southwest Nova Scotia is that every chef and establishment has a unique story, binding together the history of the region and its food.
Nestled among the farms, orchards, and vineyards of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley, the Evangeline is a 1940s motel recently reimagined by a new owner who has made the inn the talk of the town.
Surfers will go to the far ends of the Earth in search of perfect waves. But in Nova Scotia, you can chase world-class surf on your lunch break—seriously.
One of the pleasures of travel is trying local or regional food and drink, including—perhaps especially—wines. Nova Scotia is home to about 20 wineries, and their wines are quite well represented on the city’s wine lists.
Off the foggy coast of Nova Scotia lies one of the most enigmatic places on Earth. Often referred to as the Graveyard of the Atlantic with 350 confirmed shipwrecks, Sable Island is steeped in allure and legend. A colony of around 500 resilient wild horses make up the sole full-time inhabitants.
Beautiful views everywhere you look.
In 1795, 16-year-old Daniel McGinnis stumbled upon a mysterious filled-in passage descending into the earth with a pulley system. The hole was flanked by three trees that formed a triangle, and the trees had symbols carved into the base.