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Inside Background
Much of Halifax's history is wrapped up in its maritime past. With its location...
Last edited: June 07, 2013
Temperatures are warmest in Halifax between May and October. During the...
Last edited: June 26, 2006
For basic information on Nova Scotia and Halifax, the first thing to do is to...
Last edited: September 24, 2008
Inside Transportation
Halifax International Airport is the main airport that serves the Halifax area...
Last edited: May 19, 2016
Much of downtown Halifax can be explored by foot. This mode of transportation...
Last edited: February 08, 2013
There are two suspension bridges that span across Halifax Harbour, joining...
Last edited: May 25, 2013
Inside Things to Do
If you'd like to catch a festival or two whilst in Halifax, here are a few of...
Last edited: March 22, 2016
With its rich history as a martime hub, it comes as no surprise that a number...
Last edited: June 23, 2008
The pub, club, and music scenes are particularly active here, most likely due...
Last edited: June 13, 2006
There are a number of performing events from which you can take your pick when...
Last edited: June 26, 2006
The Shopping Scene in Halifax: As the largest Canadian city east of Montreal...
Last edited: May 25, 2013
Why not take a day trip to a local beach? There are some nice beaches within a...
Last edited: June 23, 2008
THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE TOUR OF THE MAJOR HISTORICAL SITES OF HALIFAX AND...
Last edited: September 17, 2013
Halifax has the largest number of Titanic victims, buried in the Fairview Lawn...
Last edited: June 12, 2006
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, located at 1723 Hollis Street, acts as a...
Last edited: June 20, 2007
Nova Scotia is best known for the tall sailing ship made famous on the Canadian...
Last edited: October 27, 2006
Clay Cafe Paint-Your-Own-Po... studio is a great place for anybody of any age...
Last edited: November 19, 2010
HALIFAX HARBOUR FERRY Taking the municipal ferry across to Dartmouth provided...
Last edited: July 28, 2013
The Prince of Wales Tower is a historic fortification located in Point Pleasant...
Last edited: June 29, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
Hungry?  There are many choices in Halifax.  To help narrow down the options...
Last edited: February 16, 2007
 Breakfast So you want a good breakfast?  Well, there are a few places you can...
Last edited: May 16, 2008
Da Maurizio is near the Alexander Keith Brewery. Open Monday - Saturday 5-10pm...
Last edited: March 29, 2009
Gio 
This restaurant was renovated two years ago and renamed Gio.  It is a...
Last edited: August 17, 2008
McKelvies restaurant has something for everyone: their "delishes fishes...
Last edited: March 22, 2009
Morris East has woodfired pizzas and other Italian specialties. Open for lunch...
Last edited: March 29, 2009
ONYX is open 4:30pm - 2am Monday - Saturday. website:  Onyx Dining Room and...
Last edited: March 29, 2009
Salvatore's Pizzaiolo Trattoria is open Sunday and Monday 4pm - 10pm, Tuesday...
Last edited: March 25, 2009
The Wooden Monkey offers organic, macrobiotic cuisine from local ingredients...
Last edited: March 29, 2009
Inside Canada: For Foreign Visitors
Coins/Notes  Canada has both paper money and coins.  There are currently five...
Last edited: June 23, 2016
US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada...
Last edited: October 31, 2016
 In case of all fire, police or medical emergencies, call 911 to contact help...
Last edited: May 13, 2014
French and English are the official languages of Canada and are the languages...
Last edited: August 18, 2016
Telephones in Canada work exactly like telephones in the USA, and similarly to...
Last edited: May 13, 2014
Tipping In restaurants Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian...
Last edited: July 13, 2016
Q)  Will something as simple as bringing your gun on vacation to Canada, ruin...
Last edited: September 27, 2016
Canada is a country of immigrants. With the exception of the Aboriginal...
Last edited: June 18, 2015
To international visitors, determining the actual cost of things can be a...
Last edited: August 14, 2014
Thinking about traveling to Canada? You'd better reconsider if you have been...
Last edited: March 05, 2016
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the...
Last edited: August 15, 2016
Visa-exempt foreign nationals are not required to have an eTA (electronic...
Last edited: September 22, 2016
In Canada the price of gasoline (petrol) is expressed in Canadian dollars per...
Last edited: November 26, 2015
Canada officially uses the metric system of measurement.  Online Conversion...
Last edited: August 24, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: February 27, 2016
Canada Cellular Phones (Mobile Telephones) Mobile phone service, or cellular...
Last edited: October 16, 2016
A car is often the only way to reach the picturesque landscapes for which...
Last edited: September 09, 2015
Canada's Statutory Holidays  While there are a number of holidays in Canada...
Last edited: July 24, 2015
Goods and Services Tax (GST) This federal tax of 5% is added to almost every...
Last edited: May 17, 2015
The new Government of Canada website  http://www.canada... This is a project...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
Here are a few links to some travel and tourist mobile apps for use with...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
Here are links to some travel magazines you can download to your smartphone or...
Last edited: May 17, 2015
Canada is a huge country.  It is; approximately 9,984,670 sq. km / 3,855,103 sq...
Last edited: May 13, 2014