Welcome to Halifax’s best neighbourhood

The Hydrostone Market is full of history, whimsical artwork and delicious Maritime cuisine.


Why Nova Scotia wines stand up to Europe

Vacay.ca's new wine columnist Chris Makin shows how the Tidal Bay appellation is distinct.


Chives vaults Maritimes to new heights

Halifax restaurant keeps an east coast feel and lifts the region's fine dining experience.


6 spectacular day trips across Canada

Make time in your Canadian vacation for these 6 adventure excursions.

Jim Cuddy, Blue Rodeo, Ottawa Bluesfest

July Festivals: Blues, lobster and rodeo

The 100th Calgary Stampede and no shortage of music fests make July sizzle in Canada.


Titanic feast proves Halifax’s seafood supremacy is unsinkable

Seafood is king in Halifax, as a series of dining experiences honouring the Titanic proved to Vacay.ca's Mariellen Ward.

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In Halifax, Titanic memorabilia rises to prominence

For visitors who want to see the exhibits related to the Titanic in Halifax, here's your guide, as written by Vacay.ca's Mariellen Ward.


Halifax respectfully honours the Titanic

Thousands come out to commemorate the sinking of the Titanic in Halifax on Saturday night, Vacay.ca's Mariellen Ward reports.


On Titanic 100th, Halifax remembers

Events on April 15, 2012 will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic and Vacay.ca's Mariellen Ward will be there.

Durty Nelly's Halifax

St. Patrick’s Day in Canada Countdown, Edition 16

Durty Nelly's isn't dirty at all. In fact, it's the place you want to be in Halifax come March 17, Janine MacLean of Vacay.ca says.

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A great escape to Pender Island