• A night at the opera


    Taking the first WestJet Encore flight from Halifax to Boston is nostalgia with a twist. I used to fly into Logan to attend prep school in New Hampshire and later …

  • Weekend in the Valley


    Mother’s Day is approaching, so check out these two inns in Annapolis Valley. These inns are a perfect getaway from a busy schedule—away from the city, quiet places where …

  • Local traveller: Pools for the people


    Spring weather seems to arrive slowly in Nova Scotia, leaving locals dreaming of a reprieve from the cool weather and barren vistas. And while some will head south in search …

  • Highwayman on city streets


    As a rule, I don’t usually attend opening nights of eating establishments. They’re usually crowded, include long lineups and sometimes the restaurants don’t live up to the hype. However, last …

  • Mexico City: Vibrant and extraordinary


    If you want to have an unforgettable experience, visit Mexico City, the land of tacos and mariachis—and one of the centres of culture and commerce in the Americas. Its 27 …