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!

the canteen lobster roll

Top 5 places to get lobster rolls

If you ask anyone to name a famous Nova Scotian delicacy, they would likely say lobster. Lobsters are as ubiquitous here as lighthouses and fishing boats. This treat can be enjoyed in many forms, but the humble lobster roll is a favourite. The best part is you don’t have to break apart the body – cutting your hands and getting

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5 Museums in Halifax you HAVE to visit during summer vacation!

The last thing most of us want to do when the weather is sunny and warm is stay inside, but even the beautiful Halifax summers bring some rainy days that require a plan B! So if you’re stuck indoors and looking for a fun outing, one of Halifax’s local museums are always a great option for indoor fun. These museums

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BEST Halifax attractions for families

A city like Halifax is one of the best places for families to visit – the compact size makes it quick, easy and affordable to explore but it’s large enough that there are tons of things to do for all ages to enjoy. Here are some of the best attractions for families in Halifax:  1. Halifax Citadel National Historic Site One

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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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