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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:


The Halifax Colour Festival – A Vibrant Day Out for the Whole Family!

Posted on: September 10, 2022

The exhilaration of dancing while being doused from head to toe in coloured powder is unbeatable. Add a cheerful community of students and young families, plus some activities and games, and you’ve got a  great event for your September calendar. The Halifax Colour Festival is organised by Indian Festivals Club
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The Ultimate Guide to Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax

Posted on: August 29, 2022

Get the low down on the best Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches near Halifax! Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze The Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze in Mount Denson, Nova Scotia is open during August and September by appointment only, weather-depending (there will be a post on Facebook or Twitter if the paths are too
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Splish Splash! 8 Awesome Summer Playgrounds with Splash Pads (or fresh water) in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville

Posted on: July 24, 2022

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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5 Ways to Treat Your Halifax-Dartmouth Dad this Father’s Day

Posted on: June 11, 2022

Hey Halifax! Not sure what to do for Dad on Father’s Day, Sunday June 19th? Here are 5 great ideas for giving Dad a treat on his special day. 1. Road Trip down Memory Lane  If your Dad loves wheels or nostalgia – or both! – take a short road trip
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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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