Kim Humes

Kim is a pint-sized writer and University secretary raised in Halifax. She is an explorer at heart and takes every possible chance to explore her beautiful home province (and elsewhere). She can often be found on road trips, geocaching and hiking in our many scenic parks, tapping her feet at concerts and festivals and tasting delicious beer and food at one of the many awesome cafes, restaurants and bars around the city. She and her boyfriend, Toni, document their food and drink adventures on their blog "Bocado". Her motto? There is always something new to discover - you just have to get out there and find it!

Harbour Hopper in Halifax Harbour

Top 10 Guided Tours in Halifax!

It is great to go your own way, but sometimes it is nice to have a little guidance. Someone with special knowledge or expertise can make your experience of a place or activity much more enjoyable. Experts can provide little-known facts or even exclusive access, things that you may not be able to get on your own. So, on your

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5 Halifax Holiday Concerts

One of my favourite things about the holidays is all of the festive music! We have many talented musicians and musical groups here in Halifax, and pretty much all of them put on a holiday concert of some kind – some traditional, some not. You can support them (and in many cases a deserving local charity) and enjoy some relaxing

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8 Reasons to Visit Halifax over Any Other Maritime City

There are many great cities in the Maritimes but Halifax, at the heart of it all, is the hub. With a population of almost 400,000, it is the biggest city east of Montreal and is therefore the commercial centre of the Atlantic region. Here are some of the things that set this city apart: 1. A Bustling Waterfront We are

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5 things to do on a rainy day in downtown Halifax!

Summer is officially over and temperatures have certainly dropped. We will all have to start spending more time indoors as the weather continues to cool, and we are likely to see more damp, rainy days from here on in. But what is one to do if it’s too wet and cold to be outdoors, but we want to do something

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