Helen Earley



Author Bio:

Helen is an award-winning freelance travel writer, based in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. Stay in touch at helenearley.com

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Beach Goats and Spaghetti Sundaes: 7 Fun Family Day Trips on Prince Edward Island

Posted on: July 27, 2021

PEI was made for summer vacations. Here in Canada’s smallest province, you’re never more than 10-minutes away from saltwater, which means you’re always near a beach, most of them covered in soft, fine, red sand, perfect for sandcastles. You also find yourself steps away from your next seafood restaurant, ice
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10 Best Canadian Travel Guide Books to Read in 2021

Posted on: May 28, 2021

Travel experts predict that 2022 is going to be the year of “comeback travel,” which means that 2021 is the year to stay local, and plan your next Canadian vacation! From West to East, we’ve collected 10 of the best new and updated Canadian travel guide books to help you
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Qaumajuq: Changing the Landscape for Inuit Art

Posted on: April 23, 2021

While strolling through Qaumajuq, you could be forgiven for dreaming that you are in a light-filled arctic landscape, with snowdrifts leading you to your next sensory adventure. You are in fact, visiting a new art gallery that is, according to En Route magazine, “the most significant cultural opening Canada has seen this
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What are Canada’s Friendliest Cities and Towns in 2021?

Posted on: April 7, 2021

What are Canada’s Friendliest Cities and Towns in 2021? Expedia is a digital travel giant that helps travellers all over the world easily plan and book travel. But Expedia also does research based on traveller reviews…and some of the results are interesting!  The Expedia.ca Friendliest Cities List analysed traveller feedback
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Welcome to Mount Pearl: The viral video that will make you want to visit Newfoundland

Posted on: February 5, 2021

The YouTube video sensation, Welcome to Mount Pearl is an unforgettable anthem that makes everyone want to be in Newfoundland. The song and video has received almost 85 thousand hits on Youtube, and has been featured on local CBC News. The lyrics speak for themselves, highlighting an Atlantic Canadian community that likes
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Visit Virtual Orlando This Spring

Posted on: April 14, 2020

“Do you want to go on a roller coaster ride with me?” Even though my six-year old knows that I mean a virtual ride, his excitement is still high, as he leaps beside me on the sofa, and fixes his gaze on the laptop. A few minutes later, the ride
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10 Amazing Family Activities in Cornwall, England

Posted on: April 2, 2020

Since the dawn of British rail travel, England’s county of Cornwall – with fierce Atlantic waves, lusty fields, and breathtakingly perilous cliffs – has provided a breath of fresh air for city and suburb-dwellers. Newquay (pronounced New-Key), one of Cornwall’s most popular destinations,  has become known – for better or
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The Ultimate List of FREE Online Tours, Experiences and Homeschool Resources

Posted on: March 20, 2020

Many of you know that we have several sites across the Family Fun Canada network: Halifax, Toronto, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Our city editors have been working hard to source fun things to do from home, from virtual travel experiences to cooking classes, to homeschooling ideas. Here are some
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Novel Coronavirus in Canada: Where to Get Accurate, Up-To-Date Information About COVID-19

Posted on: March 16, 2020

It is natural to seek support from loved ones and to be curious about what others are doing, as you make important decisions for your family. But in this time of crisis, it is important to listen to the experts. Canada’s approach to fighting Covid-19 (also known as the Coronavirus)
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Combining Luxury with Local Flavour in Mazatlan

Posted on: February 13, 2020

I don’t know what it was about Mazatlan that re-ignited my inner backpacker. You would think that, a decade after relegating my dusty Canadian-flag emblazoned backpack to the far reaches of the closet in the spare bedroom, the new me – a 44 year-old mother of two – would be perfectly
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