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, you’d definitely be missing out. This National Park is a paddler’s paradise. Plan a canoe trip in Kejimkujik today!
Just an hour’s drive away from Halifax is Wolfville, a little gem of a gateway to the bountiful Annapolis Valley. For a place with a year-round population of only around 5000 people, Wolfville kicks well above its weight on the ‘things to do’ front.
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.
Québec is a supremely underrated 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!
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.
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.
Canada is consistently listed as one of the best places to live in the world. Thousands of people make the move every year to the Great White North. If you’d like to move to Canada too, read this quick-start guide and get things happening today.
Desolation Sound is a paddler’s paradise. Read this guide to find out everything you need to know about paddling in breathtaking Desolation Sound, BC.