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10 Reasons Not to Miss PEI’s Culinary Masterpiece

Make way for the Island’s new culinary gem. While we would expect great things from a restaurant spearheaded by Islander/Celebrity Chef Michael Smith and his wife Chazz Smith, what they have created at the Inn at Bay Fortune is truly revolutionary. They’ve combined a dedication to farming, a respect for the mysterious and magical potential of cooking … More

Ultimate Lobster Supper Guide

Seafood shacks and restaurants line the shores of Prince Edward Island, offering East Coasters and visitors a chance to crack and pick at the freshest lobster in the country. This delicious tradition honours more than 1,200 licensed lobster fishermen, who work long hours out of a labour of love and call this Island their home. To … More

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PEI’s Rugged Coastlines

Living on an island offers all kinds of coastline to explore and Prince Edward Island has over 1,000 kilometres of it! With the effects or erosion, these coastlines can continue to change from season to season …forming new shapes, new sand dunes, new sea stacks, and new caves. The annual rate of coastal loss is 0.3 … More

COWS Ice Cream, Prince Edward Island

5 Must Try Ice Cream Flavours

If you were to ask any PEI native where to find the best ice cream, the answer is always COWS. They produce cheese, butter, T-Shirts, and most famously, super premium ice cream. With a visit to one of the best ice cream parlours in the world, you can’t go wrong with these 5 … More

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Snapshots from the Sea

Why Lobster Fishermen Have the Best Job in the World Prince Edward Island has a reputation for having the finest lobster in the world. As any local or visitor can tell you, there’s nothing better than enjoying the bounty of a lobster fisherman’s labours. Passed down from generation to generation, the fishing industry on … More

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Summer Festival Roundup

Summer is in full swing and that means a steady lineup of events will keep your toes tapping and your bellies full! Mark your calendars, PEI. It’s going to be one great festival season! Festival of Small Halls For 2 weeks in June, lap up the lush rural surroundings of Prince … More

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10 Ways PEI Will Win You Over This Summer

Sunny Island days are around the corner, and this summer’s lineup is sure to be a showstopper. From our epic red sand beaches, to freshly shucked oysters, to the biggest names in country music, this is shaping up to be an Island summer for the books! The best beaches around Thousand’s … More

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Unique PEI Vacation Homes

Island Homes That Will Make You Swoon February is the perfect time for daydreaming about summer vacation, and these wistful Island homes are the perfect antidote to those winter blues. Whether it’s a farmhouse set in PEI’s rolling hills, a chic windswept house perched atop a cliff, or maybe a mariner house in downtown Charlottetown, … More