This a small rural community and it is a photographer's paradise! I went there during the summer and it was windy and a little cloudy so it is always better to know the condition of the weather to... more
My favourite tour of the Halifax Harbour took place aboard the Mar II. If sailing is what you like to do, the Mar II is available for various Halifax Harbour cruises including pirate, cocktail and... more
St. Matthew's Church dates from 1749. In that year the church was called Mather's Church, but later it was called the Protestant Dissenting Church. From 1814 it often was called the Presbyterian... more
The Halifax deportation cross is a reminiscent of the famous deportation cross at the Grand Pré, the original deportation site of the Acadian Expulsion.
Arcadia was an area that was formed by the... more
Those who like it, like it a lot
That's the motto for Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale. Keith's brewery has been a long standing business in Halifax since the 1820's. Other beers come and go but... more
This dock area was an assembly line for newcomers to Canada! As a child of parents who left their home for a better life, the story this institution tell hits close to home. Millions of immigrants saw... more
St. Paul's Anglican church, on the Grand parade, is the oldest church in Halifax and the oldest protestant church in Canada. It was built the year Halifax was founded, 1749. The building of course has... more
If it's along your travel route and you are vacationing in the fall (Octoberish) then you NEED to take a week-end and 'do' the Cabot Trail. Beautiful scenery along winding roads with many places to... more
I visited the titanic cemetery in halifax nova scotia, one of my ancestors died on the Titanic he was an Engineer and there are 2 buried there, so maybe one could be him, it was so sad to see, but... more
One of the most famous gardens in Canada is Butchart Gardens near Victoria, BC. The Halifax Public Garden is not a private enterprise, and yet the quality of the display really warrants it to be one... more
This is a great museum and well worth a visit, we spent about three hours here in total. There are lots of boats on display as well as some interesting displays relating to the halifax explosion and... more
If you are at Halifax, do catch the interesting Farmer's Market which opens every Saturday from 7am to 1pm. This market has many sections, ranging from vegetables, meat, bread, seafood, wine, art etc.... more
Old St. Paul's Cemetery was founded in 1749, the same year the city of Halifax was founded, and is therefore the province's first official burial ground. Over the years, some 12,000 people were buried... more
Running out of ideas what to do with the kids? Take them to Atlantic Playland! This small amusement park will keep them busy all day long, with rides, waterslides, go-karts, mini golf, batting cages... more
The Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canada's largest center for ocean research, is located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Opened on October 25th, 1962, it has grown to rank among the most respected... more
located in a historic Victorian building, the AGNS has been hosting some really fabulous shows over the last few years including a couple of Impressionist shows. Upcoming in 2005 is a retrospective of... more
If you are planning a trip to Nova Scotia or the Maritime Provinces, late-September or early-October is the peak season for the brilliant display of autumn leaves changing colours. Photo taken in... more
The Halifax casino is somewhat small compared to other casino's. However still a great place to go and lose some cash all while pretending you know how to play blackjack! I only spent 30 bucks and... more
The construction of the Halifax City Hall began in 1887. Back in the 1870s, Montreal and Ottawa, among others, had built new, stately city halls and the city of Halifax felt it needed a building that... more
I live in Halifax, ok, technically Dartmouth but it's all part of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Halifax was founded in 1749 by the British as a military outpost and the military features strongly...
I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia . If you haven't been here , it's a must for your travel "to go list".
We are an ocean province ....so if you like the water ....this is the spot to be . ...many great...
After dealing with semi crappy weather all week, we finally received a break in Halifax. I couldn't have asked for a better place to have wonderful weather, but I would have loved it in any kind of......
Halifax is one of North America's major port city and the provincial capital of Nova Soctia province. The population is about 400,000 people, and the city is very clean, beautiful and laid back. The...