Rissers Beach Provincial Park: My favourite beach

A slow day at Rissers BeachNothing says “vacation” like going to the beach, and there’s no beach in Nova Scotia I like quite as much as Rissers Beach.

While Nova Scotia’s South Shore is bordered by some of the province’s most beautiful swimming spots, Rissers Beach stands out because of the kilometre-long sandy beach, relatively warm water, amenities and its boardwalk.

If you’re a camper, it’s even better, because you can camp right beside this beautiful beach! Continue reading

Top 5 things to do with the kids this summer in Saint John

Fundy Discovery Aquarium

If you’re headed to the Port City this summer (or you’re already there!) I’ve done your homework for you: here are five of my favourite ways to keep your family active and entertained in Saint John, New Brunswick. Continue reading

Best places to stargaze in the Maritimes

Did you know that New Brunswick has three dark sky preserves? These areas are designated by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada as, in layman’s terms, a great place to look at the stars. The use of light within these areas is restricted to ensure a great view of the night sky, and there is little to no “glow” from artificial lighting in surrounding areas, making them a great spot for astronomers and us city folk who don’t get to see the stars very often. Continue reading