Travel writer and Canada expert Andrew Hempstead offers unique insight into this historic corner of the North American coast, from swimming in the warm waters of Northumberland Strait to exploring bustling downtown Moncton and its lively nightclubs. Hempstead includes unique trip strategies that connect with travellers'specific interests, such as Rugged Atlantic Canada,an outdoors-oriented itinerary,and Atlantic Canada's Best in One Week, for those who want to see all four provinces but only have a week to spare. With information on how to find the freshest seafood, where to hang out on America's oldest street, and when to get the best views at Peggy's Cove, Moon Atlantic Canada gives travellers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.This full-colour guide includes vibrant photos and helpful maps.
For this edition of Moon Atlantic Canada,Andrew Hempstead traveled extensively through all four provinces. He feasted on traditional rappie pie along the Acadian Coast, viewed the wonders of Prince Edward Island through the eyes of his children, and drove the entire length of the Trans-Labrador Highway. These diverse experiences, along with input from untold numbers of locals and a love of the outdoors, created this guidebook. 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 Atlantic Canada 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(R) 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.