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8 of the Most DELICIOUS Caesars in Halifax

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If there’s one thing Haligonians love, it’s a good brunch—and no Canadian brunch would be complete without that classic Canadian cocktail, the Caesar. This popular drink is a twist on a Bloody Mary and features vodka and Clamato juice—a mix of tomato and clam juice.

The drink was invented in Calgary, Alberta in 1969 and is now on menus across the country with millions of devoted fans. Caesar recipes have since been spiced up and garnished with just about anything you can think of.  One thing is for sure, there’s no shortage of variety when it comes to finding a great Caesar in Halifax.

While usually paired with brunch, these Caesars are so good you just might want to drink one at any time of the day!

Here are some of the best places to get a Caesar in Halifax:

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Top 5 HIKES in the Halifax Region

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Halifax isn’t just about its downtown core, its amazing events, unique shopping, or its world-class culinary scene (although let’s be honest, those are pretty fantastic too). The Halifax region is home to some incredible hiking trails, and get this – they can be accessed within a 30-minute drive from downtown Halifax!

The variety of landscapes, scenery and terrain includes lakeside trails, ocean-side cliffs, serene woodland and secluded coves. And to top it all off, there’s no shortage of breathtaking views and vistas.

No matter what kind of hiking you want to do, throw on some layers to keep you warm, grab some snacks and enjoy the scenic trails of Halifax!

Here are my top 5 hikes within 30 minutes of downtown Halifax:
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25 facts you may not know about Halifax Pop Explosion!

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Halifax Pop Explosion (HPX) is hands-down one of my favourite things about this city. There’s something about picking up a schedule (or lately, downloading an app) and comparing your musical must-sees with friends and planning your festival experience.

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When those five days in October finally arrive, you can’t beat getting out on crisp autumn nights, grabbing a few drinks, hearing some great music and maybe forgetting that you’ve got to wake up and be a responsible adult in a few hours.

Whether you’re completely new to the festival, or you’re a reasoned regular, here are 25 FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW about HPX:

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan Your IKEA Halifax Shopping Trip

The largest IKEA store in North America is now open in Dartmouth Crossing, and at 330,000 square feet, there is a lot to take in!

Fortunately, making a visit doesn’t have to be akin to mounting a Swedish invasion; it can be a positive and PRODUCTIVE experience if you plan it right.

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