Helen Earley

Author Bio:

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

Website: http://www.helenearley.com

Posts by Helen Earley:

Get Your Ski On! The Ultimate Guide to Nova Scotia Ski Hills

Posted on: January 11, 2024

Nova Scotia has some amazing opportunities for winter sports, including several options for fun family skiing. How about a warm apres-ski drink at Wentworth, Pizza night at Ben Eoin, or an off-grid weekend in a rustic chalet at Ski Tuonela? In our Ultimate Guide to the best Nova Scotia ski hills,
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Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

Posted on: September 28, 2023

As fall arrives in Halifax, with cooler weather and changing leaves, people start looking for pumpkin patches and corn mazes. Let’s take a look at the top spots in the area to enjoy these classic autumn activities and make some great memories, all with the inviting backdrop of the fall
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The Halifax Colour Festival – A Vibrant Day Out for the Whole Family!

Posted on: August 23, 2023

The Halifax Colour Festival is organized by Indian Festivals Club of Nova Scotia (IFCNS) and is one of Halifax’s newest and most exciting cultural festivals. It celebrates many cultures and many things, including the welcoming of new and returning students to Halifax for the fresh academic year. Halifax Colour Festival
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Splish Splash! Playgrounds with Splash Pads in HRM!

Posted on: June 11, 2023

Where to go on a hot summer day in HRM? Check out our list of cool summer playgrounds with splash pads where you can have fun and cool off at the same time! 1. Westmount School Playground and Splash Pad The playground and splash pad at Westmount School has an
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Shakespeare by The Sea: Shakespeare Hacks for the Whole Family

Posted on: July 13, 2022

Have you ever watched a live Shakespeare play? Feeling a little nervous about the language barrier? Here are some tips on how to enjoy Halifax’s Shakespeare by the Sea with your family. Explore the magic of these classic performances in the unique setting of Point Pleasant Park’s Cambridge Battery. Shakespeare By The Sea recommends
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The Best Things to do in Shelburne with Your Family

Posted on: March 11, 2022

There are so many things to do in Shelburne, a charming harbourfront town located roughly two hours’ drive from Halifax, and home to the world’s only Whirligig and Weathervane Festival, held annually in September. Family attractions in the Shelburne region include beautiful white-sand beaches, important museums and cultural experiences –
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Everything You Need to Know about Geodesic Dome Camping in Nova Scotia

Posted on: December 10, 2021

Geodesic domes are popping up like mushrooms all over the province – but how did this glamping craze begin? Explore the fascinating history of geodesic dome camping, and find out how, when, and where your family can experience geodesic dome camping in Nova Scotia. The History of the Geodesic Dome
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Waiting for Halloween: 7 Halloween Activities and Recipes to Keep Your Little Monsters Entertained While you Wait for the Witching Hour

Posted on: October 24, 2021

Halloween is such an exciting time. There are the days leading up to Halloween, Halloween morning, Halloween at school, and then of course, Trick or Treating on Halloween night. Yes, it seems the fun never ends… no matter how much you wish it would! Before you reach for another glass of
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The best Nova Scotia travel books to help plan your summer vacation

Posted on: March 29, 2021

Are you itching to travel again? A February 2021 survey by Bruce Poon Tip, founder of the adventure travel company G Adventures, said that 51% of Canadian travellers say Covid-19 lockdowns have made them want to travel more than ever before. But the survey also predicted that in the mid-term, international
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Meet the Nova Scotia Travel Influencers Who Will Inspire Your Next Family Vacation

Posted on: February 27, 2021

From a girl with a blog, to a man and his dog, to a Facebook group where the locals are talking up a storm, we’ve created a list of some of the best Nova Scotia travel influencers who can help you plan your next Nova Scotia vacation. A for Adventure
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