Niagara Falls: Just How Do They Light Up The Falls?

The Illumination of Niagara Falls has been amazing visitors for more than a century.  Each time we are there, my husband and I sit in our hotel room, looking out onto the falls and hypothesize how it all works.  Are the lights behind it?  In front?  It is automated?  How many lights?  How did it start? Continue reading “Niagara Falls: Just How Do They Light Up The Falls?”

Brier Island: Whale Tales and So Much More!

I’ve always wanted to get out and go whale watching.  Knowing that we have the opportunity to do it now and are unsure of when the opportunity will arise again we took the leap (and ferries) to Brier Island, Nova Scotia.  They’ve got a reputation as the best whale watching around. Continue reading “Brier Island: Whale Tales and So Much More!”

Our Nova Scotia Bucket List for 2016

We’re so hoping to be able to have the opportunity to travel East again this summer!  I’ve compiled a list of the attractions that we haven’t done yet as a family and would love to check out!  I haven’t traveled to Cape Breton since I was a kid myself and remember the wonder that struck me even then.  We’re hoping to get in some hiking, beach going, playing, exploring Continue reading “Our Nova Scotia Bucket List for 2016”