All posts by Jess Ilse

Jess is a marketing assistant and freelance writer who moved to Halifax from Cape Sable Island, exchanging small-town life for big-city living.She's been here in Halifax for eight years and can’t imagine living anywhere else (unless it’s Paris or Monaco…). Jess loves photography, reading, classic movies, pastries (she would write sonnets about macaroons if she there was an audience for it), and anything that involves the Royals. She believes that she'll never finish discovering amazing things about Halifax, which inspires her to get out and explore this wonderful city.
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8 DELICIOUS Sushi Spots in Halifax

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There are PLENTY of amazing sushi spots in the Halifax region, and we always have a hard time deciding where to get that sushi fix. We decided to list just a few of our recommendations for AMAZING sushi in and around Halifax.

Note:  they’re listed in no particular order – we couldn’t rank them,  that’s like choosing a favourite child!

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IMBIBE: Halifax’s Cocktail Event of the Year

image via Savour Food and Wine Festival

Are you always on the hunt for the next killer cocktail? Then get ready to shake things up at IMBIBE, hosted by the Savour Food & Wine Festival. On Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 7pm-9:30pm, the Lord Nelson Hotel will be the place to indulge for a night of cocktails, hors d’oevres and music.

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Pizza, salad and beer at La Piazza

Top 10 Pizza Places in Halifax!

Craving pizza in Halifax?  The city has PLENTY of mouth-watering pizzerias to choose from, no matter your pizza preferences. Whether you’re into gourmet pies, locally-sourced toppings or the gooey, cheesy fast food variety (no shame!), there’s no shortage of pizzerias to check out in Halifax.

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Nocturne Spring Garden

6 FREE Halifax Cultural Activities You Can’t Miss

In Atlantic Canada, Maritime culture is celebrated in plays, movies, music, and art—and Halifax is no exception. And the best part is that you can experience the best of the city’s culture without spending a penny.


1 – Poetry in the Gardens

Calling all poetry lovers! To mark the 150th anniversary of the Public Gardens, visitors can enjoy free monthly poetry readings at sites throughout the gardens. Continue reading