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  • 5 Reasons to Visit Halifax Now

    It may be the largest city in Atlantic Canada, but Nova Scotia's capital retains a pleasantly small-town feel while packing in plenty of diversions.

    Posted by Elissa Garay on October 22, 2015 at 2:00:00 PM EDT in Arts & Culture, Trip Ideas Tagged: Trip Ideas, Arts & Culture, Canada, North America, Nova Scotia
  • Catch a James Taylor Concert on the Queen Mary 2

    Embark on Queen Mary 2's transatlantic crossing next summer to celebrate the ship's 10th anniversary, and enjoy the company of fellow guest and performer, legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor.

    Posted by Andrea M. Rotondo on November 27, 2013 at 8:40:22 AM EST in Cruises, News
  • Starter Kit to Nova Scotia

    Nova Scotia ticks all necessary boxes for a truly unspoiled seaside escape—endless lobster traps, vineyards, cultural excursions, and a New England-style charm, all with way fewer tourists.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on June 26, 2012 at 12:45:46 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Titanic-Themed Escape to Halifax

    Nova Scotia’s capital is a hip, harbor-hugging city and its 400,000 citizens know how to have some serious fun. But Halifax has a past that's been touched by tragedy, too: Most famously so in April 1912, when the RMS Titanic went down in the North Atlantic Ocean. Being the closest major port to the site of the capsized ship, Halifax became the base for recovery operations, and international attention focused on the city as wreckage and remains filtered through. In this centennial year, the spotlight is being switched on again in Halifax as Titanic aficionados—from near, far, from wherever they are—flock in. Here’s the how-to for a perfect (and poignant) weekend escape.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on March 16, 2012 at 8:55:13 PM EDT in Trip Ideas