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!

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse Summer

Everything You Need to Know about Peggy’s Cove

Arguably, there is no site more iconic in Nova Scotia than Peggy’s Cove, the small fishing village just 40 kms from Halifax. The lighthouse perched on top of the rocks, overlooking the rolling waves, is one of the most photographed and visited sites in the country. This handy guide will tell you everything you need to know for your next

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5 unique fitness activities in Halifax!

New year, new you? Whether you believe in resolutions or not, taking care of yourself is never a bad idea, at any time of year! That includes exercise. But who wants to do the same workout every day, every week – boring! Why not jumpstart your motivation, and put some fun back into your routine by trying one of these

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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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