Summer Getaway

Rodd Crowbush is one of many Rodd Hotels and Resorts on Prince Edward Island. This is a photo of their executive cottages.

Like most Canadians, I spent the winter dreaming of long sunny days at the beach, evenings on patios sipping cocktails, the smell of food grilling on barbecues and summer activities with friends. It seemed as if summer would never come and now that it has, I felt like I had … More

Taking the Ferry

Top 10 Reasons to Take the Ferry Make the journey to Prince Edward Island an unforgettable part of your Island vacation.  When you take the ferry you arrive to the Island the way it was meant to be seen – by water. There are so many reasons to take the … More

Clam Digging on PEI

I have an admission to make. Despite being born and raised in the Maritimes, with fishermen on both sides of my family, I do not like shellfish. While my crustacean-loving friends and family happily shuck, crack and slurp their way through heaping bowls of mussels, platters of lobsters and trays … More

A Night at the Races

It’s Old Home Week here in Charlottetown, considered by many residents to be the most wonderful time of the year. The name is a little misleading, as it’s actually a nine-day event. There is simply too much fun to be had to cram it all into seven days. Beginning in … More

North Cape Coastal Drive

I’ve always believed that the harder a place is to get to, the more worthwhile it is to see.  GPS, Google Streetview and the like have made the entire world more accessible, but there are some places you have to see with your own eyes, down overgrown rural lanes, that … More

Have Your Beer & Drink It

It was unsurprisingly easy to talk friends into coming on the new P.E.I. Brewing Company tour with me.  I explained that it was a 40 minute guided tour through the new beer production facility in Charlottetown with samples along the way. “Count us in,” they promptly replied. I think I … More

A Feast for the Ears

Perhaps it’s the long winters, or maybe it’s the endless amount of scenic inspiration. Whatever the cause, it is undisputed that Prince Edward Island is home to a disproportionate number of talented musicians. The number of venues in which to marvel at these musical storytellers is too many to count, … More

Culinary Student

Like many people, I had always wondered what it would have been like had I chosen another path and gone to culinary school. I love cooking and baking, I love working as part of a team and, most of all, I love getting compliments on my creations. I practically force … More