Moon Nova Scotia
By Andrew Hempstead
Fourth Edition, May 2015
Price: $16.99 USD
Outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead offers an inside glimpse of the best of Nova Scotia, from taking a tour of Alexander Keith’s Brewery to witnessing the world’s highest tides at the funnel-shaped Bay of Fundy. In addition to tips on where to stay, eat, and recreate, Hempstead also suggests itineraries—such as Coastal Cruising, Artists and Artisans, and Family Road Trip—to help travelers make the most of their trip. Complete with details on hiking through national parks, joining in the fun at a ceilidh, and getting up close and personal with the world’s rarest whales, Moon Nova Scotia gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and helpful maps.
What’s inside Moon Nova Scotia
Enjoy the very best of Nova Scotia with these itineraries:
- The Best of Nova Scotia
- Family Road Trip
- Coastal Cruising
- The Currents of History
- Artists and Artisans
Explore what Nova Scotia has to offer.
Recommendations for the top sights, recreation, entertainment, hotels, and food in:
- South Shore including Halifax to Mahone Bay, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Lunenburg to Shelburne, Shelburne and Vicinity, and Yarmouth
- Fundy Coast including La Côte Acadienne, Digby and Vicinity, Annapolis Royal, Kejimkujik National Park, Annapolis Valley, Wolfville and Vicinity
- Central Nova Scotia including Halifax to Truro, Glooscap Trail, Sunrise Coast to Pictou, Pictou, Pictou to Cape Brenton Island, and Marine Drive
- Cape Brenton Island including Port Hastings to Baddeck, Baddeck and Vicinity, Chéticamp, Cape Brenton Highlands National Park, Ingonish and Vicinity, and The Northeast
Poking around the side streets of downtown Halifax, canoeing in Kejimkujik National Park, sampling rappie pie along the Acadian Coast, and surfing the waves of Lawrencetown Beach—Andrew Hempstead has done all of this and more.
As a professional travel writer, Andrew spends as much time as possible out on the road. During his travels, he experiences the many and varied delights of Nova Scotia the same way his readers do.
Since the early 1990s, Andrew has authored and updated more than 60 guidebooks, and supplied content for regional and national clients like Expedia and KLM. His photography has appeared in a wide variety of media, ranging from international golf magazines to a Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum.
Andrew and his wife Dianne also own Summerthought Publishing, a Canadian regional publisher of nonfiction books. He is a member of The Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy. Andrew has also spoken on travel writing to a national audience and has contributed to a university-level travel writing textbook.