Mexico Lindo: An authentic favourite

Mexico Lindo's menuWhen we left Halifax in 2008, neither of us realised how much we would miss its vibrant culinary scene. Calgary and Fredericton both have some amazing restaurants, but there’s something special about the Halifax food scene. For a relatively small city, the breadth of ethnic choices and quality of the food in Halifax is astonishing.

There’s a high turnover (I still mourn the passing of the Ghanaian/Tanzanian restaurant), though, and I was delighted to find on our last trip that one of our favourites, Mexico Lindo, is still going strong. Continue reading

Sugar Bush Weekend – King’s Landing Historical Settlement

Maple sap cooking down to syrup at King's LandingParents of young children are all slightly mad.

Our particular brand of parental insanity drove us out into the frigid snow and gusting arctic winds this past weekend to eat maple candy and pet cows during the first Sugar Bush weekend at King’s Landing Historical Settlement.

What? That sounds perfectly normal to you? Wholesome, even?

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3 reasons to visit Peggy’s Cove in the winter

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We recently had a chance to spend a day, child-free, exploring the Halifax area, and since the Peggy’s Cove drive is one of life’s great pleasures, it was automatically on our list. I’m not sure I’ve ever been to Peggy’s … Continue reading