The capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax, has enough museums, parks and patio restaurants to keep any visitor busy for weeks. However, the surrounding area has too much on offer to miss! These are my top picks for day trips from Halifax, plus recommendations for extended stays in each region.
Kejimkujik National Park is a little difficult to pronounce at first glance (try ‘Kedgie-ma-koo-jik’) but don’t let that be a deterrent. If you did,…
Just an hour’s drive away from Halifax is Wolfville, a little gem of a gateway to the bountiful Annapolis Valley. Perched at the edge…
Planning a road trip around the Gaspé Peninsula in Québec? Camping is an ideal way to get back to nature and save money at the same time. This post features three of our favourite areas for Gaspésie camping – Forillon National Park, le Parc National de la Gaspésie and Percé.
On 15th May 2018, I became a Canadian citizen! I am so proud and happy to be a citizen of this amazing country. Becoming a citizen ends my seven year journey with Canadian immigration.
the province of Québec is supremely underrated as a hiking destination. The varied landscape of mountains, rugged coast and dense pine forests on Québec’s Gaspé Peninsula, in particular, is the perfect mix for great hiking opportunities. Here are six fast and fun Gaspesie, Quebec trails to try out!
Finally, it is time to start our real DIY van conversion! In this update, we add insulation, three layers of flooring (cork, plywood and vinyl), a welded bed and walls – all in 12 days and temperatures sometimes in the minus features.
Whale watching in Tadoussac is both incredibly varied and exceptionally easy. We found four fun ways to go whale watching in Tadoussac on our recent May visit. Whether you like to be taken directly to the whales or prefer to try spotting them yourself from shore, Tadoussac is a whale watcher’s dream.
Victoria Island and Vancouver Island are commonly mistaken for each other but are actually quite different places. Located in the Arctic, Victoria Island is incredibly difficult to get to. Wonderfully wild Vancouver Island, however, is just a hop, skip and a jump away from the mainland of British Columbia.
A comprehensive guide to the beautiful Naramata Bench wine region in British Columbia. Everything you need to know about planning a trip including accommodation, travel, wine touring tips and advice plus a unique hand-drawn map featuring every single winery with open tasting room.