5 Colourful Autumn Outdoor Adventures in Halifax

Fall Hiking Halifax

 Subscribe on YouTube      5 Adventures, each accomplished in 2 hours or less.  The custom-made maps are intended to be opened on your phone’s Google Maps app for use as a real-time GPS reference.  Never rely solely on your phone for navigation and always carry a compass.  It’s wise to carry an extra battery and a printed map as […]

Journeys Through Outdoor Photography: Tips, Tricks & Lessons For Amateur Enthusiasts.

landscape and nature photography tips

           Recently I received an email from Google informing me that my Google Maps photo views surpassed a milestone of 3 million views.   A proud accomplishment and a good opportunity to reflect on my journey as an amateur nature/landscape photographer.  I’ve spent many thousands of hours both trekking through the wilderness […]

Superlative Summer Sanctuaries: Swimming, Cycling, Paddling & Hiking Eco-Adventures Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax Summer Day Trips

When the temperature rises there’s no better place to be than Halifax, Nova Scotia with its plethora of picturesque parks, pristine lakes and preponderance of peaceful coastlines.  In this article, I share my favourite hiking, biking, swimming and paddling day-trip destinations to beat the heat. Map: Nova Scotia Paddling Locations, Beaches & Swimming Spots. Characteristic Coastal Connectivity […]

Opinion Polls

halifax trails opinion polls

Past Poll Results: Best Snowshoeing Destination: 1) Uniacke Estate Museum Park 2) Victoria Park 3) MacDonald Sports Park Favourite Winter Holiday Destination: 1) Long Lake Provincial Park.  2) Kearney Lake Trail System.  3) Tied – Fleming Park / Emera Skating Oval Best Spring Outing: 1) Duncan’s Cove.  2) Tied:  High Head Trail, Long Lake Provincial Park, […]