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The Best Rated Nova Scotia Hotels: USA Today Travel Picks Cabot Shores

David Harris writes in USA Today Travel Tips of the attractions of Nova Scotia, from Halifax to the  Cape Breton Highlands.
Harris says that Nova Scotia has “fine and unique hotels,”  and then selects what he considers as the Best Rated Nova Scotia Hotels.
Cabot Shores is mentioned as one of three Nova Scotia best rated hotels, and the only one mentioned from Cape Breton Island.
We are grateful that Nova Scotia is getting such extensive press these days and that Cabot Shores is mentioned in the article.
We congratulate Calvin Wadden, owner of Pictou Lodge, a place we refer our guests often in transit to […]

BBC Travel with Lonely Planet Ranks Cape Breton Among 5 Best Islands

Cape Breton heads to the top of BBC Travel’s list of the world’s best islands.
This year, it is only Santorini, Greece and Bali, Indonesia that are ahead
of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.  They highlight Cape Breton’s scenery–
the great views, the “cliff-backed beaches”, the forests– and the multi-cultural environment
of Cape Breton,  typified by local music and ceilidh.
Here you can read more about BBC Travel’s rationale.
 

Cape Breton Chosen As Best Island by Travel and Leisure

Top in North America, 3rd  Best Island in the World   Cape Breton is rated the best Island off continental North America by Travel and Leisure Magazine….We agree.   It is now rated number 3 island in the world, after Santorini, Greece and Bali, Indonesia.   Here is  a list of the World’s Best Islands …

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AARP/WGBH Features Cabot Shores Couple in 5 Weeks to New Life Episode

Barbara & Dr. Paul In “5 Weeks to New Life” Episode
(“Can You Afford to Live Your Dream?”)
 
The story is about an entrepreneur who takes a risk in starting Cabot
Shores.  That would be Dr. Paul.  Barbara thinks he is risking too much,
complicating their lives, is over his head…in pursuit of a dream…
 
The dream is Cabot Shores on an Island, you know it, called Cape Breton.

 
You’ll see us in the episode:”Can You Afford to Live Your Dream?“.
There’s tension, separation and even a happy
ending, but judge for yourself and let us hear your comments…
What do you think of the expert, Jane Bryant Quinn?  […]

Cape Breton Post Article on Charley Boorman

Laura Jean Grant wrote an article on Charley Boorman and lobster fishing adventures
in the Cape Breton Post.   It was great being on the boat with Charley and the Extreme
Frontier’s crew and the the MacInnis lobster fishing crew…and afterwards eating lobster and
plank salmon cooked here over a fire by chef Carl Nemeth.
 
Here is Charley clearing the table in the lodge.

Charley Boorman bussing tables at Cabot Shores

 
And here is the article in the capebretonpost.com by Laura Jean Grant…
 

Extreme Frontiers Canada visits Cape Breton
Submitted photoCharley Boorman posted on Twitter this photo of himself lobster fishing off Cape Breton earlier […]

Charlie Boorman without Ewan McGregor, arriving for Cape Breton Adventures

Charlie Boorman, with the actor and adventurer Ewan McGregor, round motorcycles around the world over 105 days.  It was a great
adventure documented in the TV series,  “Long Way Round”.   Now he and his crew are about an hour from Cabot Shores on Cape Breton.

Long Way Round with Charlie Boorman and Ewan McGregor

They are visiting us as part of a 16 stop series called Extreme Frontiers, Canada, a series for the UK station 5, produced by Big Earth
Productions and directed by Russ Malkin.  Here they will go on a lobster boat adventure, meet some Mi’kmaq elders, beach comb and
possibly do the […]