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In Moncton, Super Moon = Super Tidal Bore

A major tourist attraction in Moncton is a phenomenon referred to as the “Tidal Bore”. Now to put things in perspective … anything that attracts more than 100 people in Moncton is a tourist attraction. There’s a Canadian TV show called Corner Gas and it’s based in Central Canada … but if you substituted Moncton for Saskatoon, you wouldn’t notice …

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Lobster Shopping at Dieppe Fish Market #YQM

I fly through a lot of airports and with the spread of shopping in the airports, I have the opportunity to see some really unique shops in an airport. That being said, Moncton’s Airport is the only airport I’ve seen a fishmarket selling ready to eat lobster – Dieppe Fish Market. It’s an absolutely unique marketing statement on behalf of …

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If you’re hungry in Buffalo … fill up at La Bella Sicilia

For many years, I would come to Buffalo for shopping, drinking and not a little gambling at the Seneca Casino. I would also be amazed by tales of Pizza and Pasta from La Bella Sicilia. This very unassuming joint is something of a local legend in Cheektowaga, Buffalo. Their website advertises both Sicilian and NY style pizza. When you drive …

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Who wants to eat Dulse?

Before meeting Pam, who’s the PR rep for Visit Nova Scotia, I had no idea what Dulse was. Pam mentioned that I could go out and have a Dulse cooking course at TBEX. I even found out, that in Atlantic Canada, they eat a DLT sandwich (Dulse, Tomato and Lettuce).  This week, I’m in Saint John, New Brunswick and I’m …

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It’s 12/12/12 … so here’s my travel year in review …

As we come to the end of the year, you can’t help but reflect on the year that has gone by. For D* and I, the adventures are almost over for the rest of the year, since we’re going to Guatemala again on December 27th. So as I sit here at the Westin in Edmonton at 5am, I’ve had some …

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