Dena Haines

Are you wondering where to go in Halifax this winter? So were we, and we found something great. On a recent visit to the city we went to the Halifax Farmers’ Market. We really enjoyed it – in this post I’m going to tell you all about it. Looking for more fun winter things to [...]

Port George, Nova Scotia is a pretty little seaside community situated along the Bay of Fundy in Annapolis County. This is a popular spot for beach combing and sightseeing, especially in the summer during the Country Jamboree. Here’s a short video that shows Port George Lighthouse, Cottage Cove Provincial Park and the local wharf. Lighthouse in [...]

The Sambro Lighthouse is the oldest functioning lighthouse in the Americas! You’ll learn more about this and 18 other interesting facts in this post. Photo credit – The Sambro Lighthouse Heritage Society.  The Sambro Lighthouse is a very significant historic building in Canada. It marks the entrance into the second largest ice-free harbour in the [...]

Looking for winter things to do in the Annapolis Valley? In this post, you’ll find our top 10 winter activities here in the Annapolis Valley. There is so much to do in the Annapolis Valley in winter – this is the birthplace of Hockey after all! If we’ve missed your favourite winter activity, please add [...]

The blue hour after sunset is an awesome time to practice night photography! It actually only lasts from about 20 to 40 minutes (depending on weather conditions) but I guess “the blue hour” just sounds better. It’s a term used to refer to the time just before sunrise and just after sunset when the sky shows [...]

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