Publications Archive - The Maritime Explorer


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    Visiting the Marquesas on the Aranui 5

    In June, 2022 this article on the Aranui 5 and the Marquesas islands appeared in Travel World International.

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    Battle Harbour – The Island Frozen In Time

    This story for Saltscapes 2022 Travel & Food edition is about Battle Harbour National Historic Site which I consider to be on of the top 10 must see sites in Atlantic Canada. Read the story to find out why.

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    Newfoundland’s Granite Coast – Well Worth A Side Trip

    The Granite Coast of Newfoundland is short and not well known, but this beautiful stretch of highway between Port aux Basques and Rose Blanche has more than enough to entice the visitor. Find out why in this story for the 2022 Satltscapes Travel & Food edition.

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    Red Bay, Labrador – Not Just Another Fishing Village

    Red Bay, Labrador is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read this story in the 2022 Saltscapes Travel and Food Edition to find out why.


  2. Off Limits No More – Visiting Georges Island

    Georges Island in Halifax Harbour has been almost totally off limits to the general public for decades. That all changed in 2020 and this Saltscapes story tells the reader how they can enjoy a trip to this most mysterious island. Here’s the link.

  3. Take a Walk on PEIs Wild Side

    Prince Edward Island National Park has long been one of the most popular in Canada with the combination of warm waters, Anne of Green Gables sites, great golf and the many diversions available just outside the park at Cavendish. However, there is a wilder side to the park at the Greenwich Dunes section where you can explore some of the largest dunes in Canada or take a walk on an amazing floating boardwalk. Here’s why you need to hike Greenwich Dunes.

  1. Natural Wonders, UNESCO Certified

    In 2020 I wrote about Atlantic Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites for the annual Saltscapes Food & Travel edition. In 2021 I completed the task by profiling Atlantic Canada’s UNESCO certified Biosphere Reserves and Geoparks. Read the story here.


  2. CTV News Interview August, 2020

    Here is a link to an interview Alison and I gave to CTV News regarding The Nova Scotia Bucket List.

  3. Global TV Interview August, 2020

    Here is a link to an interview Alison and In gave to Global TV regarding The Nova Scotia Bucket List.